Our gorgeous, healthy Morgan stallion, Desi, is clearly not abused or neglected as this blog post photo clearly shows, but I am sad to report calls to my law practice for advice on how to report suspected equine abuse and neglect is on the rise. These concerned citizens are looking for legal advice on how … More Reporting Suspected Equine Abuse and Neglect
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?
Published Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidance provides an exception for the transportation of horses when the transportation in question is not business related (neither for compensation, nor where the driver is engaged in an underlying business related to the move). — Read on http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/hours-service/elds/non-business-related-transportation-horses
Oklahoma promulgates a list of equine diseases that must be reported to Oklahoma Animal Industry Services. This list is periodically updated to reflect emerging health risks for the Oklahoma equine population. Veterinarians and/or horse owners must report any of these diseases upon a confirmed diagnosis: African Horse Sickness Contagious Equine Metritis Dourine Equine Encephalomyelitis … More Oklahoma Reportable Equine Diseases