There is an urban legend that Pancho Villa rode his horse up the marble staircase of the Gadsen Hotel in Douglas, Arizona. Maybe the citizens of Prescott were hoping to prevent a repeat of this event?
Sec. 106-215. Animals, use of vehicles. No person shall: (1) Ride horseback or drive cattle on neutral ground or fasten any animal to a tree in a public highway, neutral ground, park, public place, triangle or sidewalk in the city; (2) Cause any animal to stand so that such animal can injure a tree; (3)…
Having sexual relations with a male animal is punishable by death.