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Full Circle Allows a Safety Net for Morgans

SHELBURNE, VT (American Horse Council) – AMHA is proud to sponsor Full Circle, a program to encourage individuals to provide a “safety net” for horses they bred, owned, trained, drove, cared for, or just admired. The initiative is modeled after…

Equine Tax Parity Act Introduced

WASHINGTON, (American Horse Council) – On March 6, Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced the Equine Tax Parity Act (H.R. 998), which would make horses eligible for capital gains treatment after 12 months, rather than 24, similar to other business assets.…

Feds Make Rules for Horse VD

USDA Makes Permanent Interim Rules on CEM Testing WASHINGTON, (American Horse Council) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made final its interim rule on importing certain horses from countries affected by Contagious Equine Metritis.  These rules were previously…

AHC Unwanted Horse Coalition Teams Up With Trail Group

Unwanted Horse Coalition Partners with American Competitive Trail Horse Association to Help Unwanted Horses WASHINGTON, (Unwanted Horse Coalition) – January 28, 2013. The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) and the American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) are joining forces in 2013…

Horse Council Touts Horse Census, Urges Cooperation

AHC Urges Horse Community to Take Part in USDA Agricultural Census WASHINGTON, (AHC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is preparing to conduct its 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture. Horses will be included in the Census.  Every five years,…