Horse Business

  • AHC Opposes Changes to Child Labor Rules on Farms

    The American Horse Council (AHC) has opposed the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed new child labor regulations applicable to agriculture.

    Flossie Sellers - December 16, 2011 10:13

  • Department of Labor Prohibited from Implementing New Rule

    Congress has passed an Omnibus Appropriations bill (H.R.2055) that in addition to funding most federal agencies for the remainder of the 2012 fiscal year (October 1, 2011 to September 31, 2012) will prohibit the Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing

    Flossie Sellers - December 22, 2011 13:00

  • Donations Keep Equine Therapy Program Going

    When the news story broke that an equine therapy program in Larkspur, Colorado, was going to have to shut down because of a lack of funds, donations began rolling in. Now, one more 10-week session of the Kingery Equine Therapy Program will be added thank

    Flossie Sellers - December 15, 2011 16:33

  • EPA Rule May Affect Large Horse Facilities

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) has published a proposed rule concerning reporting requirements for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs).   Some large horse facilities, such as racetracks, training facilities, stables, shows, exhibi

    Flossie Sellers - December 19, 2011 11:31

  • Horse Feed Stolen In South Carolina

    According to a report filed with the Camden, South Carolina, Police Department, horse feed valued between $10,000 and $15,000 is missing from a feed and hay distribution store. The missing bags of horse feed came to light after an stock inventory repor

    Flossie Sellers - December 7, 2011 09:49

  • Horses May Soon Be Slaughtered

    Since Congress lifted a ban on horse slaughter last week, people within the industry are hoping to open a slaughter house within 30 to 90 days. The meat would be shipped to Asia and Europe.

    Flossie Sellers - December 1, 2011 09:13

  • Changes to Child Labor Laws Could Create Havoc for Farmers

    The Department of Labor (Department or DOL) is proposing to revise the child labor regulations issued pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which set forth the criteria for the permissible employment of minors under 18 years of age in agricultural and

    Flossie Sellers - December 1, 2011 15:05

  • Nouvelle Veterinary Announces Sponsorship

    Nouvelle Veterinary, Inc.

    Flossie Sellers - December 15, 2011 09:25

  • Pfizer Opens New Equine Research Center

    Pfizer Animal Health has opened a new Equine Research Center in Michigan USA. The center is located just a few miles away from its Veterinary Medicine Research and Development (VMRD) Headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan and will serve as the worldwide hub

    Flossie Sellers - December 13, 2011 15:24

  • Spin to Win Rodeo Revamped

    After months of research and development, Spin To Win Rodeo, the nation’s only independent team roping instructional and rodeo enthusiast magazine, has unveiled a new look for its December issue: the Wrangler National Finals Preview Edition.

    Flossie Sellers - November 29, 2011 09:18