Kentucky horse welfare councils can’t leave slaughter off the table

I was reading along in an article entitled "Kentucky groups make strides to aid horses" written by Gregory A. Hall in the Louisville Courier-Journal. The articles states: The state's new Equine Health and Welfare Council, formed less than nine months ago by the General Assembly, held its first meeting in November, and veterinarians who pushed… Continue reading Kentucky horse welfare councils can’t leave slaughter off the table

AHC Welfare Code of Practice (US)

Source: American Horse Council Press Release WELFARE CODE OF PRACTICE American Horse Council Introduction American society has grown away from its agrarian roots of only a few generations ago. The horse, which was once a staple of American agriculture and general transportation, is now used primarily for breeding, competition, sport, recreation and entertainment, although there… Continue reading AHC Welfare Code of Practice (US)

National welfare code of practice endorsed (US)

Oh, good. Another one of these. What does it mean? Generic terms have never been so, generic. Sigh. Source: American Horse Council Press Release A national Welfare Code of Practice has been endorsed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Quarter Horse Association, the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, the… Continue reading National welfare code of practice endorsed (US)

AHC to hold national issues forum

THE AMERICAN HORSE COUNCIL (AHC) will host its 2008 National Issues Forum June 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The general session on Tuesday, June 17, will feature sessions designed to educate horse organization leaders and individuals as to how they can be actively and effectively involved in the 2008… Continue reading AHC to hold national issues forum