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AHC to Offer Internships in 2019

In 2019, the American Horse Council (AHC) will again offer internship programs available to both high school and college students. Students will be eligible to apply to one internship per year in the AHC Internship Program.

Registration Open for AHC’s Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the American Horse Council’s (AHC) 2018 Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum, to be held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Registration information, along with a tentative schedule, is available on the AHC website. The theme of the National Issues Forum will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus […]

Horse Industry Generates $122 Billion Economic Impact

The $122 billion equine industry is a growing segment of the U.S. economy, employing 1.74 million people, according to a recent economic impact study. The 2017 Economic Impact Study of the U.S. Horse Industry found that the care, business and recreation surrounding the 7.2 million horses in the country generated $79 billion in total salaries. […]

DOT Set to Launch Website for Agricultural Industry Transportation Regulations

Following confusion and frustration surrounding new transportation regulations, commonly known as the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced its plans to release a new website specifically tailored to the agricultural industry next week. The American Horse Council (AHC) met with the DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) deputy administrator […]

AHC’s 2018 National Issues Forum to be Held in June

The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce the 2018 National Issues Forum will take place on Tuesday, June 12, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. The theme will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus on ways the equine industry can learn and grow from both equine and outside industry segments, […]

AHC’s 1st Quarter Webinar to Discuss ELD Mandate

The American Horse Council (AHC) will host its 1st Quarter 2018 webinar on Monday, Feb. 12 at 3:00 pm ET and will address the recent Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate that has caused much confusion and a lot of questions throughout the equine industry.

In the Know: ELD Mandate

Several equine industry groups and associations are urging horsemen to speak out against an impending law they say could negatively impact transportation of horses and other livestock. Known as the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, the law limits the amount of time a commercial truck driver can drive, regulates on duty/off duty time and requires […]