Directed by Mary Haverstick, The Last Horsemen of New York documents the intense political battle surrounding New York City’s carriage industry. The film will be available through Freestyle Digital Media on May 15, 2018.
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.