The American Horse Council (AHC) is asking horse industry participants to take a survey assessing labor and workforce needs in the equine world. At the recent AHC Annual meeting, attendees heard a proposal regarding the idea of the equine industry building a national network of “hosts” to offer an apprenticeship and/or certificate program to train […]
Colic was listed as the most important equine health concern in a survey of veterinarians and horse owners. Several other diseases were listed as pressing concerns on the list, which officials hope will be used to establish equine research priorities.
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.
Horses will not classified as pets under federal law, but instead given a separate designation, according to the Farm Bill signed into law this week.
In 2019, the American Horse Council (AHC) will be celebrating 50 years of service to the equine industry. As part of their celebration, they plan to publish the most in-depth, robust Horse Industry Directory (HID) ever.
The former communications director of a Washington, D.C.-based group that lobbies on behalf of the horse industry is accused of stealing more than a half-million dollars from the organization and using it to make payments on a home, two cars and what the organization called “a lavish lifestyle.”
A planned database would allow the public, industry officials and disaster responders to quickly look up microchip identification information about horses from multiple breed registrations, the American Horse Council (AHC) announced.
The executive director of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will represent the association on the American Horse Council (AHC) Board of Directors.
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 […]
The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 Economic Impact Study on Feb. 28 at a reception with the Congressional Horse Caucus on Capitol Hill.