Michigan Horse Council

Promoting and Protecting the Horse Industry Since 1973

Farm Bill, Take 2! House Lawmakers Pass Ag Legislation, Boost Animal Health Programs

Source: Reposted with permission from the American Horse Council. In the wake of a failed vote on the 2018 farm bill on May 18 – largely precipitated by controversy surrounding unrelated immigration policy issues – on June 21, House lawmakers revisited the legislation and finally passed…

Bill Introduced in Senate in Response to ELD Mandate

Source: American Horse Council On May 23, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-MT) introduced the ‘‘Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act,” in an effort to insulate the livestock industry from the changes facing the commercial trucking industry.  In it the Secretary of Transportation shall amend the federal…

Current State of the Michigan Horse Industry and Development of an Equine Promotional Fund

This video was recorded in March of 2018 at the Michigan Horse Expo. The presenter is Dr. John Shelle, retired Professor and Associate Chairperson from the Michigan State University Animal Science Department. Watch this recording to learn about changes and trends to the Michigan Horse…

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Beekman Therapeutic Riding Golf ... @ Hawk Hollow Golf Course
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm
This fundraiser (Golf Outing, Golf Hole Sponsorship, Dinner, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle) will help the Beekman Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC) continue its mission to improve the lives of those we serve in the Lansing Community and surrounding areas. Your support will allow us to fund...
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