Are you up to date on all the latest changes regarding the ELD mandate that would require commercial motor vehicles to carry an electronic logging device and comply with time restrictions? Here are all the developments from the past month.
The massive 2,232-page $1.3 trillion omnibus bill was released by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, including provisions that continue to defund horse slaughter and protect wild horses from wholesale or slaughter.
Alerted by a news helicopter acting on a tip, law enforcement in Wicomico County, Maryland discovered at least 25 dead horses among 100 in poor condition on a rural property on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Some images in this article may be considered graphic.)
The elimination of a farrier exemption from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Model Veterinary Practice Act could have far-reaching implications for the farrier industry. We’ve got the details.
The American Horse Council recently met with leadership in the Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to clarify concerns from the horse industry regarding new ELD mandates for trucks and trailers.
While the 2018 budget, requesting the same elimination of appropriations language that outlaws the sale and destruction of wild horses, slowly works its way through Congress, the Bureau of Land Management renews the request for the 2019 fiscal year.
Monica Thors was indicted on nine felony counts of animal cruelty after her bizarre and horrifying abuses to Standardbreds at a New Jersey farm caused public outcry. Yesterday, a judge sentenced her to one year of probation.
Some temporary good news for horse owners who regularly hit the road: a 90-day waiver has been granted for the agricultural industry to comply with new ELD mandates — giving the horse industry time to either comply or support change in the mandate.
Fueled by dry conditions and Santa Ana winds, rapidly-moving wildfires are burning hundreds of thousands of acres in the greater Los Angeles area as well as new fires breaking out outside of San Diego.
The Department of Transportation’s announced 90-day waiver of pending Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements that would affect horse haulers has mobilized the horse and livestock industry to request a delay and closer examination.
Deadly wildfires in California have burned tens of thousands of acres and destroyed thousands of structures, and have claimed human lives and likely many animal lives as well. Here’s how you can help those in need.
Hurricane Irma, now downgraded to a tropical storm, wreaked havoc on Florida on Sunday and continues to plow a path of destruction across the southeast. Horse lovers in Florida, however, refused to surrender.
We’re continuing to track the progress of two key issues at stake for horsemen in the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget bills: here’s the scoop on the latest amendments concerning horse slaughter and wild horses.
As wildfires rage across Oregon and Montana, among other states, thousands are evacuating with horses in tow. We’ve got details on the current state of the fires as well as tips for ensuring your horse’s safety.
The Senate Committee on Appropriations passed its Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture Bill today, including an amendment that would prohibit funding horse slaughter inspectors — in contrast to last week’s similar bill in the House.