From the Commissioner – June Inside Ag

From the Commissioner – June Inside Ag Posted on Thu, June 02, 2011 While the number of confirmed equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) cases has not increased in over a week, you must all still be vigilant in caring for your horses. Please remember to practice disease...

EHV-1 Update

EHV-1 Update Posted on Mon, June 06, 2011 The Colorado Department of Agriculture continues to investigate the spread of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in the state. As of 6/3/2011: 9 confirmed cases of horses with EHV-1 Two horses, which tested positive for EHV-1, were...

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...

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,...