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APHIS announces meeting

Horse Protection Program Listening Session

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
(APHIS), Animal Care, is announcing a meeting to
present information on the enforcement of the Horse
Protection Act and provide a forum for listening to
concerns from horse industry members and other
interested persons about the Horse Protection Program.
This meeting is designed to provide a forum for
discussion on current initiatives by Animal Care.
During the meeting, industry members and other
interested parties will be given the opportunity to
provide information and comments to Animal Care about
the Horse Protection Program. At the time of
registration, participants may sign up to speak and
will be allotted a set amount of time.

The meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on
March 7, 2005 at the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700
River Road, Riverdale, MD.

The meeting will, with possible minor modifications,
follow the agenda below:

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Registration

2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - Welcome and Overview

2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. - Horse Protection Program

2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Listening Session

4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Remarks and Closing

Written comments will be accepted and should be mailed
to: USDA, APHIS, Animal Care, 4700 River Road Unit 84,
Riverdale, MD 20737.

Registration: We request that you preregister for the
meeting by calling (301) 734-7833 or e-mailing Animal
Care at Please provide your name,
number of attendees, telephone number, and e-mail
address or other contact address and indicate whether
or not you wish to speak at the meeting. This
information is needed so we may inform registrants in
a timely manner in the event of any changes to the
meeting schedule. Please preregister for the meeting
by March 1, 2005. On-site registration will take place
from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on the date of the meeting.

Parking and Security Procedures: Please note that a
fee of $2.25 is required to enter the parking lot at
the USDA Center at Riverside. The machine accepts $1
or quarters. Picture identification is required to be
admitted to the building. Upon entering the building,
visitors should inform security personnel that they
are attending the Horse Protection meeting.

For Further Information Contact: Mike Tuck, Management
Analyst, PPD, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 84,
Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 734-5819.

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