U.S. Senate Committee Takes a Stand to Protect Horses and Burros

The United States Senate Appropriations Committee passed the FY19 Agriculture Appropriations bill with a provision to maintain the ban on the slaughter of horses and burros for human consumption on U.S. soil. The provision bars spending by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect horse slaughterhouses, saving millions of taxpayer dollars, and effectively banning horse slaughter in the United States.

New Owner Taking the Reins at Equine Affaire

On the heels of celebrating its 25th year in Ohio at the event in Columbus last April Equine Affaire has just reached yet another major milestone—the sale of the company. As of June 1st Eugenia Snyder, Equine Affaire’s founder and President announced her retirement and transition of the ownership and management of Equine Affaire, Inc. to the company’s Vice President and Executive Producer, Coagi Long.

Can Horse Shows Be Affordable?

An affordable horse show is an oxymoron, but making a horse show more affordable is not. Horse shows are expensive. Entry fees alone are costly, but when you factor in related expenses, the costs can become exorbitant, especially for riders desiring to show on a regular basis. While horse shows will never be inexpensive, these tips may help owners minimize some of their costs.

A Carriage Horse Named Max Finds His Forever Home at the EQUUS Foundation’s First Forever Farm

Joni Werthan is a lifelong equestrian and owner of Warioto Farm Inc., based in Franklin, Tennessee, where she raises and shows champion hunters. A dedicated animal lover, she is extremely proud of the history of her family farm that has been committed to promoting the tradition of excellence in the Hunter industry for over three decades.