The American Horse Council has announced that the focus of this year's National Issues forum will be the "Welfare of the Horse."
Bucksplasher, who sired Eclipse Award winner and Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) victor Buck's Boy, died the first week of October.
As many as 1.5 million undocumented farm workers and their relatives currently living and working in the United States could gain legal status under an ambitious agricultural guest-worker plan introduced Jan. 10 on Capitol Hill.
- By Ray Paulick
Several horse industry groups took a strong stand against legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday that would divert revenue from simulcasting to state racing commissions to fund accident insurance for jockeys, exercise riders, and other racetrack workers.
Issues facing the horse industry--including equine health, taxes, and trails--will be addressed during the American Horse Council's "Issues Forum" in Austin, Texas, Sept. 25.
In light of Hurricane Katrina, The American Horse Council Foundation is accepting donations to assist the needs of horse owners and their horses in the states which were affected.
Prominent Florida stallion Tour d'Or, one of the last major stallions stemming from Secretariat's male line, was euthanized in late July after foundering.
Bills have been introduced in the Senate and House to help resolve the problem of a cap on foreign workers.
By Joe Hickey -- Bonds made as classmates, teammates, roommates, shipmates, and soulmates often last a lifetime. And so, too, can bonds made among stablemates.
The American Horse Council reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another step toward the implementation of the National Animal Identification System to trace animal movements in case of a major disease outbreak.
Deloitte Consulting LLP has been retained by the American Horse Council to update the 1996 National Economic Impact Study of the Horse Industry in the U.S.
The American Horse Council has initiated efforts to update a 1996 study of the economic impact of the horse industry in the United States, which the organization says is critical to the industry's political efforts in Washington D.C.
Horseman P. Noel Hickey and his wife, Margaret, have sold 153 acres of their 300-acre Irish Acres Farm near Ocala, Fla., for $1.54 million to a trust headed by real estate developer Steve Rudnianyn.
Jockey Randy Meier broke his shoulder and a rib Monday at Hawthorne after his mount Demon Like bled and collapsed. Both jockey and horse are recovering.
The Internet Gambling Prohibition Act left the House Commerce Committee intact Friday.
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