PalmBeachHorsePark

Palm Beach Horse Park Proposal Includes “Western Flair”

PalmBeachHorseParkBob Basehart, Jack Van Dell, Barbara P. Richardson, Commissioner Adam H. Putnam, Marrell Jerkins and Alexander Van DellAdam H. Putnam, Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Florida, visited Wellington, Fla., on Tuesday, May 21, to meet with the Palm Beach Horse Park development team to discuss plans for the proposed equestrian facility.

The development team presented the current plans and ideas for the Horse Park, designed to be an addition to Wellington's thriving equestrian scene. The Horse Park would provide a year-round home for Quarter Horses and Western riding, adding a Western flair to the top-notch equestrian offerings in Wellington.

Texas Tornado

Tornados Strike Cutting Capital

Texas TornadoQuarter Horse News Editor Stacy Pigott saw the Parker County tornado from the Interstate. When she arrived home, there were rotating clouds in her Brock neighborhood. Photo by Amy NeslerThe Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas experienced a strong bout of severe weather Wednesday evening, May 15, which resulted in several tornados. One tornado touched down in the cutting capital of the world – Weatherford, Texas, and another slammed through Granbury.

Vaccination

Adequan® i.m. Shortage Expected

VaccinationDue to renovations at Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Shirley, N.Y.-based factory, supplies of Adequan® i.m., the only polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are expected to be limited over the coming months.

Southwestern Exposition And Livestock Show Hold Annual Meeting

The Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show’s membership gathered yesterday for their annual meeting that encompassed annual reports and addressed business matters pertaining to the 2013 Show. The annual meeting also allowed for the election of officers, four new executive committee members, seven new directors and the elevation of five honorary vice presidents.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Legislation

Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation authorizing a horse-slaughtering facility in Oklahoma. Fallin signed the measure into law on Friday, three days after the state Senate approved its final passage. It had previously passed the Oklahoma House. The measure lifts a 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering and ends the prohibition of horse-meat processing for export […]

Oklahoma Horse Slaughter Bill Likely to Get Fallin’s Support

Gov. Mary Fallin has offered general support for a bill to legalize horse slaughter in the state. “I think it’s a bill I can support,” Fallin told the Oklahoma Farm Report, a syndicated radio agriculture report, concerning House Bill 1999.  Read more from this article at Tulsa World.