104.1 (1) No person under the age of 18 years shall ride or be mounted on a horse on a highway unless that person has and is correctly using the following equipment in the manner that it was designed to be used:
1. A helmet that complies with the requirements under the Horse Riding Safety Act, 2001.
2. Footwear that complies with the requirements under the Horse Riding Safety Act, 2001. 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
(2) Paragraph 2 of subsection (1) does not apply to a person equipped with properly functioning and sized hooded stirrups, safety stirrups designed to prevent the riderÃ¢Â€Â™s foot from passing through or becoming wedged in the stirrups, or stirrups designed to break away when the rider falls from the horse. 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
Duty of parent or guardian
(3) No parent or guardian of a person under the age of 16 years shall authorize or knowingly permit the person to ride or be mounted on a horse on a highway in contravention of subsection (1). 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
Rider to identify self
(4) A police officer who finds any person contravening subsection (1) may require that person to stop and to provide identification of himself or herself. 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
(5) Every person who is required to stop, by a police officer acting under subsection (4), shall stop and identify himself or herself to the police officer. 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
(6) For the purposes of this section, giving oneÃ¢Â€Â™s correct name and address is sufficient identification. 2001, c. 4, s. 4.
(7) A police officer may arrest without warrant any person who does not comply with subsection (5). 2001, c. 4, s. 4.