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Horizon Structures LLC and Purina Animal Nutrition LLC To Offer $18,200 Prize Package to Deserving Horse Rescue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2020 Contact: Lindsay Porter, Marketing Services Manager [email protected] Nominate your favorite 501(c)(3) horse rescue for the Barnfest 2020 Contest Boulder, CO—The people who dedicate their lives to saving and caring for homeless horses deserve our thanks. Show your appreciation for that special horse rescue (and […]

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TCA Continues Role as Title Sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover Through 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020 Contact: Kristen Kovatch Bentley215-589-0993 Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has extended its support of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) as the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium through 2021. The RRP announced the postponement of the 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover earlier this […]

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U.S. House Committee Overwhelmingly Passes Horseracing Anti-Doping Compromise; McConnell, Gillibrand, McSally, and Feinstein Introduce Senate Companion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020 Contact: Marty Irby, 202-821-5686 | [email protected] Compromise Legislation Continues on Fastrack through Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – On September 9, 2020, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 1754, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act led by U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., and […]

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Thoroughbred Charities of America Awards Over $1 Million in Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin Crady (859) 276-4989 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today that grants totaling nearly $1,070,000 will be awarded this year. A record 92 grant applications were received earlier this year during the organization’s annual grant cycle. Ultimately, 70 organizations were approved for […]

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American Horse Council & Coalition of Equine Organizations Oppose “Compromise” Proposal to PAST Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC; November 11, 2020) – The American Horse Council (AHC), which serves as the umbrella organization for the diverse equine sector, has long supported the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (S. 1007), as currently introduced in the 116th Congress. The current version of the PAST […]

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AHC 2020 Conference Registration Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (September 14, 2020) The American Horse Council is very excited to share plans for our 2020 AHC Conference and National Issues Forum October 26-28. As a special thank you for your ongoing support during these challenging and unprecedented times, we are offering AHC members a deep discount […]

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Announces Compromise Legislation to End Doping and Deaths in American Horseracing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marty Irby, 202-821-5686 | [email protected] LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on Monday his intent to introduce the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, compromise legislation that would end the doping of Thoroughbred racehorses in the United States. The doping of American racehorses […]

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Equine Welfare Data Collective Releases Second Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Report analyzes data from equine welfare organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico The Equine Welfare Data Collective (EWDC) is proud to announce the release of its second report, containing analysis of equine welfare data for July 2018-December 2018. This report follows the EWDC Inaugural Report […]

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Do You or Someone You Know, Need Options or Resources to Help Horses At-Risk? UHC is Here to Help!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ashley Harkins United Horse Coalition Phone: 202-817-3936 E-Mail: [email protected] (Washington, D.C., June 4, 2020): UHC has pushed up the release of its searchable Equine Resource Database in the wake of COVID-19, in an effort to compile a listing of all known safety net programs available in […]

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US Horse Population – Statistics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie BroadwayAmerican Horse Council Phone: 202-296-4031Email: [email protected] (Washington, D.C., June 10, 2020): In recent weeks, several figures have been circulated regarding the US horse population. The American Horse Council (AHC) wishes to clarify these statistics to avoid confusion and misunderstanding of the data. There are presently […]

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