|(a) A horse entered in a race must be saddled in a saddling stall, unless the stewards have granted permission for the horse to be saddled elsewhere. (b) A trainer or assistant trainer having care and custody of a horse entered in a race shall be present in the paddock to supervise the saddling of the horse and to give instructions necessary to ensure the best performance by the horse. (c) Blinkers, bits, tongue ties, bandages, and all other equipment shall be used consistently on a horse. All changes in equipment must be approved by the stewards. (d) The trainer of a horse shall ensure that the horse is equipped with the proper equipment for each race in which it is to run.