Skip to content

USDA Horse Protection Meeting scheduled



PLACE, DATE, AND TIME OF MEETING: The meeting will be held at the Oasis Inn and Convention Center 2550 N. Glenstone Ave. Springfield, MO, on Friday, September 24, 2004. Registration will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 1:30 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration is requested by e- mail at ACE@aphis.usda.gov or by calling the Animal Care headquarters office at (301) 734-7833.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on the symposia agenda, contact James Tuck, Senior management Analyst, Policy and Program Development, 4700 River Road unit 116, Riverdale, MD 20737-1234, (301) 734-5819, or at ACE@aphis.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Animal Care is announcing a series of educational meetings on the new technology being tested to enforce the Horse Protection Act. The meetings are designed to provide a forum for information dissemination on various topics that are important for the horse industry to understand. This series of meetings will be held in various geographical locations to facilitate attendance by most of our regulated parties that maintain horses.

The first meeting was held on Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at the Four Points Sheraton, Lexington Kentucky. The second meeting was held at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN on August 4, 2004. Additional meetings are being planned for October 2004 in Seattle, WA, and in southern CA, date and location to be announced.

The agenda for the September 24, 2004 meeting is:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Registration

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. - Welcome and Overview

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Thermography Technology

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Gas Chromatography Technology

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. - Questions and Answers

More Stories

  • Latest_Issue_June_18_18

    Read More
  • Equine Obituary - Gen’s Armed & Dangerous

    The Report has recently learned of the passing of Gen’s Armed and Dangerous. The beautiful stallion was the 1994 Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Champion. Read More
  • Ohio Valley adds class

    Ohio Valley Walking Horse Association show, scheduled for June 23 in Stanford, Kentucky, has added a 4 and Under Trail Pleasure to their show.  Read More
  • Walking For Hope Show updates

    The Walking For Hope show, scheduled for June 16, has selected Chris Zahnd to judge this year’s event. Originally scheduled to start at 4:00, the show will start at 5:00 pm. Read More
  • WHOA Versatility revises class schedule

    The Walking Horse Owners Association has added 5 classes to its June 16 show scheduled at Tennessee Tech, Hyder-Burk Facility in Cookeville, TN. The show starts at 10 am and is a casual dress show (boots, long pants, shirts with a collar) and "Youth 11 and Under" are required to wear a safety helmet. Read More
  • Putnam Co. Fair selects judge

    The Putnam County Fair and Upper Cumberland Walking Horse Association are pleased to announce that Newton Parks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee will judge this year’s event... Read More
  • Wartrace selects judge

    The 112th Anniversary Wartrace Horse Show has selected John Fikes of Hamilton, Alabama to judge this year's event and has released their class schedule... Read More
  • Walking For The Children selects judge

    The Walking For The Children Show, scheduled for July 26, has selected Aaron Self of Murfreesboro, Tennessee to mark the cards for this year's event. Read More
  • WHAA Summer Classic selects Cotten

    The WHAA Summer Classic, scheduled for June 16, has selected Joe Cotten to mark the cards for this years event... Read More
  • Obituary - Bill Carmichael

    Walking horse trainer, William D. "Bill" Carmichael, 59, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning. He was born on October 13, 1958 to Audria Carmichael and the late William Carmichael. He married his adoring wife Cindy Conyers Carmichael and together they had two wonderful children... Read More