Michigan Horse Council

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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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Moderated by Brian Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and presented by a panel of elected officials, this webinar will discuss successful tactics & strategies employed to establish funding mechanisms and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks demanded by constituents. Price: $19 for...
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Ranch Horse Association of Michigan (RHAM) offers classes for all levels of riders (Open, Amateur, Novice Amateur, Youth, Novice Youth)! Variety of classes offered, including cattle classes, trail, ranchmanship, horsemanship, reining, ranch riding, walk/trot, showmanship, halter, and more! *WEEKEND HIGHPOINT AWARD*
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National Day of the Cowboy is observed annually on the fourth Saturday in July. The era of the cowboy began after the Civil War in the heart of Texas. Cattle were herded long before this time, but in Texas, they grew wild and unchecked. As...

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