Editor's Note:  The following information regarding a teleconference tomorrow at 12:00PM CST was sent out from the USDA.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is hosting a stakeholder call Friday at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the proposed regulatory changes regarding APHIS' Horse Protection Program that will be posted to the Federal Register on May 27, 2011.

The call-in number for tomorrow's call is 1-877-601-4711 and the participant code is: 1471847.    APHIS has many stakeholders who are interested in this issue, and the purpose of tomorrow's call is to provide timely information.   We hope you can join us.