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QUICK TIP: The Risk of Rabies Is Real for Horses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Adrienne McAleer Zoetis [email protected] 973-822-7145 Theresa Fitzgerald Bader Rutter [email protected] Minimize the threat of all equine core diseases with annual vaccination By Kevin Hankins, Senior Veterinarian, Equine Technical Services, Zoetis All horses are exposed to the five potentially fatal core diseases — West […]

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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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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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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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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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American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum Rescheduled to Oct 25-28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Le Meridien Hotel -Downtown Denver, CO (Washington, DC)- The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have reached all facets of the equine industry including the AHC’s Annual Meeting & National Issues Forum originally scheduled for June 7-10, 2020. Please note our new dates are October 25-28, 2020 at […]

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American Horse Council Marketing Alliance Recognizes 2020 Supporters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Equine Companies and Associations Join Forces to Promote Riding Washington, DC – The American Horse Council (AHC) Marketing Alliance was formed in 2012 by a group of equine-related corporations and organizations concerned about the 2008 recession and its impact on the equine industry. The Marketing Alliance’s mission […]

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AHC Develops COVID-19 Resource Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington DC – In response to the hardships and challenges created by the pandemic, the American Horse Council has developed a COVID-19 Resource Center on our website to address human health, horse health and business health. The Center contains articles, news, and we hope eventually YouTube videos […]

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The American Horse Council to Roll Out Tax Handbook 2019!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bryan Brendle American Horse Council Phone: 202-296-4031Email: [email protected] The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to offer the 2019 edition of the AHC Tax Handbook, informing members of the horse industry about major changes brought about by landmark tax reform legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs […]