La Cheval Morgan Horses
Follow this link to the American Horse Council's pamphlet on ELDs. http://files.constantcontact.com/7ae2fcbc401/2cd2d053-7a90-4981-b14c-7ef682ad7db0.pdf
Is there a better way? Over population is a complex issue to be sure but killing without a plan to slow the numbers through other means seems short sighted.
The Oklahoma horse community must come together to figure out a way to address our abuse and neglect issue! We must be better than this. Source: Woman in starving horses case misses second court date; arrest warrant issued
Please read! Outbreak of EIA in KS. A concern for all Oklahoma horse owners. https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/kansas/articles/2017-08-19/6-horses-in-finney-county-contract-equine-infectious-anemia
With a special focus on horse and rider safety, the USEF has published new guidelines with penalties for unacceptable conduct. Topics listed on the USEF site include: Excessive Use of Whip or Spurs and Improper Use of Bits; Illegal Equipment; Cruelty/Abuse/Neglect – Includes excessive riding, lunging, training and showing, deprivation of water and feed, striking…
The Horse Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1821-1831, seeks to end the practice of soring in the horse industry. As this Federal program impacts Oklahoma horse exhibitors, I have included a link to the USDA's FAQs on exhibitor and transporter responsibilities. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal_welfare/2016/October-2016-HPA-Exhibitor-and-Transporter-Tech-Note-final-102116.pdf
http://www.horsecouncil.org/press-release/extra-h-2b-visas-made-available/ Attached is a link to an update published by the American Horse Council describing how these additional H2B temporary visas can improve access to temporary workers particularly for those in the horse racing and training industries.