National & U.S. Legalities


Horse Council Congressional Cavalry Program Grows

The Congressional Cavalry, organized by the American Horse Council (AHC) and some of its member organizations, continues to grow.

The Congressional Cavalry was formed last year in an effort to better represent and serve the horse

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AlpharmaEquine Extend-A-Cool

Extend-A-Cool as an effective remedy to address sore shins, inflamed leg muscles and tendons, and reduce swelling from acute sprains and bruises. When applied to the lower leg, the temperature under the wrap may be reduced by up to 6°F or more

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Ford Recalling 1.18 Million Heavy Duty Vehicles

Ford Motor Company is conducting a voluntary recall of 1.18 million F-Super Duty trucks, E-Series vans, and Excursions due to a sensor problem that can cause the vehicle’s engine to hesitate, stumble, or stall.

The recall involves

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FOSH to Present Gaited Horse Judging Clinic in Europe

History will be made when Dianne Little, director of judging with the Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH), will present an Independent Judges Association clinic in South Germany prior to the European Championships for Tennessee Walking Horses.


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Mega Grand Flex

Grand Meadows Nutritional Products Inc. introduces their newest equine joint supplement, Mega Grand Flex. Mega Grand Flex is designed to help horses that have not responded to traditional ingredient levels in joint support products.

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Two Horses Die After Roundup in New Mexico Forest

The U.S. Forest Service says two wild horses captured during a roundup in the Carson National Forest in New Mexico have died.

Agency spokeswoman Kathy DeLucas says one horse died November 26th after running head-first into a metal corral panel

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University of Tennessee Veterinary Dean to Retire

Michael Blackwell, DVM, MPH, dean of the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Veterinary Medicine has announced he plans to retire. Blackwell will leave his position January 1, 2008. His retirement will be effective March 1, 2008.

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Federal Government to Hold Horse Auction In Michigan

Dozens of Michigan horse lovers are expected to attend an auction this weekend at the Midland County Fairgrounds, where the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will offer wild mustangs and burros for as little as $125 each.

The bureau will have 60

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Rare Breed Proposed for S.C. State Horse Status

The Marsh Tacky, a rare breed of horse descended from colonial Spanish horses and renowned for its ability to navigate through swampy terrain and remain calm under gunfire, has been nominated as the state horse of South Carolina, the

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