American Horse Council & Coalition of Equine Organizations Oppose “Compromise” Proposal to PAST Act

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American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum – Guest Speakers

American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum – Guest Speakers

Registration is open and video conference logistics will be sent to registered participants along with committee meeting agendas.


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2020 Virtual Conference Line-up

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AHC Announces 2020 Award Winners

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AHC Letter to Secretary Purdue

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President Trump Signs Bi-Partisan “Great American Outdoors Act”

President Signs Bi-Partisan “Great American Outdoors Act,” Designates “Fee Free” Day Moving Forward

This morning during a signing ceremony at the White House, President Trump signed the “Great American Outdoors Act,” a key legislative priority for trail riders across the country.  In addition to providing resources to address the backlog maintenance of public trails,  agency officials also ordered that entry fees to the nation’s public lands will be waived on Wednesday, August 5.  The Administration also designated August 4 to be “Great American Outdoors Day,” and will waive entry fees to public lands each August 4, moving forward.   To view a copy of the Department of Interior’s press release, please click on the following link:  https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/secretary-bernhardt-designates-fee-free-day-public-lands-commemorate-president-trumps

Webinar – Putting Horses in the Public Eye

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Putting Horses in the Public Eye

August 17, 2020 AHC webinar

(Washington, DC) –  If you want to learn, get inspired and go behind-the-scenes with people who excel in putting horses in the public eye in ways that help our industry interest newcomers to horses and lifelong enthusiasts — then join the American Horse Council for a must-see webinar on August 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM ET.  Featuring a dynamic panel of experts, from television and film to live performances, they are masters at captivating the public with horses!

  • Ashley Avis is an American director, screenwriter and producer, who united her passions for horses and films for the upcoming feature film Black Beauty, which she wrote and directed in this modern-day reprisal of Anna Sewell’s classic tale. Scheduled for release in 2020, Black Beauty stars Kate Winslet, Mackenzie Foy and Iain Glen. Ashley is currently writing and show running a new television horse-themed series based on the iconic Breyer toy brand for Ron Howard, Brian Frazer, and Stephanie Sperber of Imagine Entertainment.  On the release horizon for 2021, is Ashley’s documentary film WILD BEAUTY: Mustang Spirit of the West.
  • Kansas Carradine comes from a Hollywood acting legacy, but horses have defined her performing career. As a member of Riata Ranch Cowboy Girls, Kansas appeared across the US and abroad trick riding and roping. Other credits include Disney’s “Hidalgo,” MTV, ESPN, CBS, and worldwide sporting events. Although raised in a rodeo arena, Kansas developed her unique style while touring with the acclaimed spectacle Cavalia, thrilling fans from California to Australia Roman-riding a 4-horse team and more. With a long view on Cavalia’s success, Kansas also worked behind the scenes—acquiring and training new trick horses for the show.
  • Plus author, journalist, and media consultant Elizabeth Kaye McCall who has been involved on the entertainment side of the horse industry for over 20 years. From writing about horses in film and TV to working with Arabian Nights to the French equestrian theater troupe Zingaro, she became the original horse industry liaison for Cavalia and helped build its reputation in the North American market.

 

Register to join us by emailing info@horsecouncil.org no later than August 14, 2020

 

About the American Horse Council

As the national association representing all segments of the horse industry in Washington, D.C., the American Horse Council works daily to represent equine interests and opportunities. Organized in 1969, the AHC promotes and protects the industry by communicating with Congress, federal agencies, the media and the industry on behalf of all horse related interests each and every day.                 

The AHC is member supported by individuals and organizations representing virtually every facet of the horse world from owners, breeders, veterinarians, farriers, breed registries and horsemen’s associations to horse shows, race tracks, rodeos, commercial suppliers and state horse councils.