Horse Management Facilities: Mitigating risk during COVID-19.

On March 25, 2020, Governor Stitt amended the Fourth Amended Executive Order 2020-07 (EO 2020-07) via a memorandum designating horse management facilities as critical infrastructure businesses.[1]   With the critical infrastructure designation, it is imperative that horse management facilities now work to mitigate risks associated with operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Facilities must balance public health … More Horse Management Facilities: Mitigating risk during COVID-19.

CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES!

CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES! … More CRITICAL UPDATE! Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce? In Oklahoma, YES!

Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Updates “Rules of Racing – Chapter 45 Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing”

On August 14, 2019, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission published the unofficial “Rules of Racing” on its website.  Significant changes were made to Chapter 45 which is titled “Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing.”  To avoid penalty, Trainers and Owners must review these changes carefully and ensure compliance.  

Delay in the Enforcement of Electronic logging devices (ELDs) Also, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL): Do you need one in Oklahoma?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published the following in a notice announcing another delay in ELD enforcement for livestock haulers: “[T]ransporters of livestock and insects are not required to have an ELD at this time.  This statutory exemption was extended through December 7, 2018, by the continuing resolution and will remain in place until further notice. … More Delay in the Enforcement of Electronic logging devices (ELDs) Also, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL): Do you need one in Oklahoma?