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USDA Officially Withdraws Rule

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Today, the USDA officially withdraw the rule that would have eliminated the action device, pads and Horse Industry Organizations. The ... more

Trump Freezes Regulations

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 20, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES FROM: ... more

USDA Rule Biased and Unlawful

PERFORMANCE SHOW HORSE ASSOCIATION DENOUNCES BIASED AND UNLAWFUL USDA RULE AGAINST WALKING HORSES   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2017 &nb... more

USDA Announces Changes Aimed at Ending the Inhumane Practice of Horse Soring

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2016--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced a final rule that ... more
4 Nov

PSHA Seeks Clarification of USDA Tech Notes

This morning the attached letter from Performance Show Horse Assoc. Attorney Michael J.Moeddel was delivered to Bernadette Juarez, Deputy Administrator of APHIS. ... more

INDUSTRY FILES COMMENT ON PROPOSED RULES

from the Walking Horse Report On Tuesday October 25, 2016 Kelley Drye & Warren and attorney Joe Wilson filed the industry’s comment on the USDA’s proposed ... more

Barr and Desjarlais stand for the HORSE

The following comments were submitted by Kentucky Congressman Andy Barr and Tennessee Congressman Scott Desjarlais to USDA-APHIS on the proposed changes to the ... more
27 Oct

USDA Concessions

TWH Facts provided this explanation of the effects of the USDA released Bulletin and its supporting materials. The bulletin and the tech notes are available for ... more