Q. What are the other relevant provisions with regard to the Prevention of Cruelty to Draught and Pack Animals Rules, 1965?
A. There are further provisions that must be observed when using Draught and Pack Animals:
Section 7. Animals must be disengaged after work .- No person shall continue to keep in harness any animal used for the purpose of drawing vehicles, after it is no longer needed for such purpose.
Section 8. Use of spiked bits is prohibited.- No person shall, for the purpose of driving or riding an animal or causing it to draw any vehicle or for otherwise controlling it, use any spiked stick or any other sharp tackle or equipment which causes bruises, swellings, abrasions or severe pain to the animal.
Section 9. With regard to saddling of horses no person shall cause a horse to be saddled in such a way that the harness rests directly on the animal's withers without there being sufficient clearance between the arch or the saddle and the withers.