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"The VMLRP is a win-win for veterinarians and rural economies because it provides loan relief while also helping alleviate veterinary shortages in areas that lack adequate access to veterinary services.”
Trump Interior Nominee Should Honor American Public's Support for Protection of Mustangs as "Symbols of America's Greatness"
"While we are concerned about Rep. Zinke’s record regarding wild horse protection, we are hopeful that he will address the ongoing federal mismanagement of the program, save taxpayers' money and preserve free-roaming wild horses and burros as part of our national legacy.”
"The signing of the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act by President Obama is a great opportunity for volunteer trail advocates of America to keep our trails open on United States Forest Service property.”
"National forest and trails are important to thousands of recreational horseback riders and are a vital component of the $32 billion recreation segment of the horse industry.”
"The American Horse Council has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service regarding proposed changes to the regulations governing enforcement of the Horse Protection Act related to the soring of horses.”
"USDA's goals in upholding and enforcing the Horse Protection Act are to achieve the dual purposes of the Act: eliminate the cruel and inhumane practice of soring; and eliminate unfair competition by persons showing, exhibiting and selling sore horses.”
"Motion seeks to enjoin BLM Agency from from conducting the roundup and removal of 500 wild horses from the Wyoming Checkerboard on October 18, 2016.”
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