Horse sales are fairly complex transactions. Whether you are buying your first or fiftieth horse, this general buyer’s guide on buying a horse are worth the read. … More Purchasing a horse? Checkout this new buyer’s guide.
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?
In December 2015 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published the final rule on ELDs – electronic logging devices. In general, these new regulations require commercial carriers to install ELDs to monitor hours of hauling. The American Horse Council published a press release today, November 30, 2017, pushing for a one year delay in implementation … More Hauling Horses? Understand how the Federal ELD (Electronic Logging Device) Rule could impact you.
The “National Equine Health Plan” represents a public and private effort to ensure a vibrant and prosperous equine industry. This “road map” was developed by state and federal agencies to include the USDA, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and the American Horse Council (AHC). This collaborative’s larger stated mission is to enhance “the … More National Equine Health Plan Published
Providing support to equines and owners in the OKC metro area. Follow this link to find out more information ASPCA Equine Support Center.
Learn more about Oklahoma’s requirement for ID numbers on personal use livestock (horse) trailers. … More Personal Use Livestock (Horse) Trailers Must Have an ID Number.
The OSU Horse Extension office published COVID-19 guidance on its website for horse owners and operators. The guidance identifies actions and activities that must occur to ensure animal welfare. Check the website frequently for important updates. For additional resources on mitigating risk during pandemics check out this article posted on April 1, 2020. (Clink on … More OSU Horse provides Oklahoma horse owners and operators with COVID-19 guidance.
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. 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.
How are the executive orders and proclamations for the COVID-19 crisis impacting the horse industry? … More Caring for horses during a public health crisis: are your workers a critical workforce?
The drug identified as an illegal performance-enhancing drug given to top racehorse Maximum Security is manufactured by Tailor Made Compounding and sold by MediVet Equine, which share an address in Nicholasville, Ky. — Read on http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/238970/the-mystery-of-sgf-1000-at-center-of-indictments
Among those charged was Jason Servis, the trainer of Maximum Security. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/09/sports/horse-racing-doping.html