Category: Horse Racing and Exhibitions
|April 29, 2010||Posted by russmead under Horse Racing and Exhibitions||
Before you go to the racetrack this season, consider this:
|November 21, 2008||Posted by russmead under Horse Racing and Exhibitions||
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that Herbert and Jill Derickson violated the Horse Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1824(1) and 1824(2)(B). The couple was found to have transported and entered a "sore" horse, Just American Magic, in a show.
|June 25, 2008||Posted by russmead under Horse Racing and Exhibitions|
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection is examining the state of horse racing.
The subcommittee held hearings last week that were chaired by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), in the absence of Chairperson Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL).
Rep. Schakowsky said the "central question" is "Does horse racing need a central governing authority?"
|February 7, 2008||Posted by russmead under Horse Racing and Exhibitions|
Update April 17, 2008: The Nebraska legislature passed and the governor has approved LB 764, a ban on horse tripping and steer tailing. Click here for a copy of the final bill.
The Nebraska legislative session has now ended.
Original report: Both the Arizona and Nebraska legislative sessions end soon. The Arizona session convenes on the 2nd Monday in January for 100 days. The Nebraska legislature is scheduled to end April 17, 2008.