Under Australian Road Rules, a horse is considered a vehicle and therefore is permitted to be ridden on the road.
Drivers encountering a horse and rider should:
On the flip side, people riding, leading or driving horses on a road should also use common sense, with the safety and of all concerned as a priority.
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