Keyword: National Conference on Equine Law

  • Court Ruling Important in Hobby Law Tax Cases

    A tax law attorney said May 5 that a recent federal court decision expanded the number of arguments attorneys can make when trying to make a case that a client is running a horse operation as a business as opposed to a hobby.

  • Conference Attendees Discuss Drug Testing

    Attorneys arguing about drug testing policies and procedures may differ in their opinions about the applications of such high-profile systems, but they agree that the landscape in which they work has changed.

  • Debate Over Federal Intervention in Racing

    It wasn't quite like the old joke about a hockey game breaking out at a fight, but a lively mini-debate over what role the federal government should have in legislating horse racing sprang up April 29.

  • Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear

    Decision Looms on Special Session in KY

    A decision on whether to call a special legislative session -- one that could include alternative gaming and relief for the horse industry -- will be made in a few weeks, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said April 29.