Horse Transportation Act of 2011

Horse Transportation Act of 2011 Posted on Thu, June 30, 2011 Background Senator Kirk has said he was prompted to introduce the bill by accidents involving horses’ being transported in double-decker trucks, primarily a 2007 accident in Wadsworth,...

Canter Opens New Colorado Chapter

Canter Opens New Colorado Chapter Posted on Wed, August 15, 2012 Supporting Links: Canter Colorado’s Website The Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) is now offering its nationally recognized service to the horsemen in Colorado....

GAO Releases Horse Welfare Report

GAO Releases Horse Welfare Report Posted on Thu, June 23, 2011 Supporting Links: GAO Horse Welfare Report The study was requested by Congress in the 2010 Appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The GAO is an independent federal agency that...

House Passes Livestock Disaster Bill

House Passes Livestock Disaster Bill Posted on Sun, August 05, 2012 Supporting Links: Article on AHC Website The bill would reauthorize several disaster aid programs for livestock producers that expired last year; the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP), the Livestock...