DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
REGULATION NO. 822. ARABIAN BREEDERS' AWARDS AND STATE
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of agriculture by sections 9
and 178 of Act No. 380 of the Public Acts of 1965, as amended, and section 13
of Act No. 327 of the Public Acts of 1980, as amended, being SS16.109, 16.278, and
431.73 of the Michigan Compiled Laws)
R 285.822.1 Definitions.
Rule 1. As used in these rules:
(a) "Breeder" means an individual, partnership,
owning an Arabian mare at the time of breeding. Each individual, including those in a
partnership, association, or corporation, shall be domiciled in the state of Michigan.
The lessee of a mare which is registered with the Arabian horse registry of America,
inc., at the time of breeding is deemed the owner of the mare.
(b) "Conditions" means a specification of the terms under which a race is conducted,
such as the distance, weight, purse, stakes, trials, finals, and money won.
(c) "Department" means the Michigan department of agriculture.
(d) "Director" means the director of the department.
(e) "Domicile" means the fixed, permanent, and principal home to which a person
intends to return.
(f) "Fairs and racing division" means the fairs and racing division of the department.
(g) "Gross purse" means the track purse plus the state supplement.
(h) "Licensed Arabian horse racing association" means an association licensed by
the Michigan racing commissioner to conduct Arabian horse races in Michigan.
(i) "Michigan-bred horse" means a horse which is from a mare owned or leased by a
person who is domiciled in Michigan at the time of breeding.Each mare shall be
registered with the director.
(j) "Michigan-bred race" means a race conducted exclusively for Michigan-bred
(k) "Owner" means the person listed on the Arabian horse registry of America, inc.,
as the most current owner of the horse.
(l) "State supplement" means money allocated by the director from the state fund for
a race conducted exclusively for Michigan-bred horses.
(m) "Track purse" means the money offered by a licensed Arabian horse racing
association for 1 race, not including a state supplement.
History: 1985 AACS.
R 285.822.2 Determination of domicile.