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American Horse Council Web Site Keeps Horse Industry Informed and Educated

WASHINGTON, DC November 29, 2007 –The American Horse Council’s (AHC) web site (http://www.horsecouncil.org) provides valuable and necessary resources as well as detailed educational information and the up-to-date news on the federal issues in Washington, D.C. that affect the horse industry, horse owners and equestrian enthusiasts throughout the United States.

Because the AHC web site provides a detailed, user-friendly wealth of resources for the American horse industry, the AHC is encouraging all trade publications, associations, clubs and groups to provide links to this site. This no-nonsense web site is a true reflection of the important work the American Horse Council does every day in the nation’s capitol.

The AHC encourages everyone to use the web site as a resource in order to learn about how bills are introduced in Congress and to read about the issues that may impact equine-related businesses and activities. Individuals can access information pertaining to Congressional legislation, health and regulatory matters as well as past legislation and impending issues. The AHC wants everyone to stay knowledgeable about what federal regulations are currently in place, as well as those being developed that directly affect the horse industry.

For those looking to become more actively involved, http://www.horsecouncil.org is the place to learn who your senators and representatives are and how to contact them. In addition the AHC provides exclusive tips on how to best get your specific message across. Other web site resources include pertinent information on bills, including background and floor action, as well as how to becoming active in the American Horse Council’s Congressional Cavalry Grassroots Program (http://horsecouncil.org/membership/cavalry.html).

“The American Horse Council’s web site is an extremely valuable resource for our individual and organizational members, as well as trade publications looking for legislative information or news worthy information. Our web site looks at the industry as a whole,” said Jay Hickey, American Horse Council president. “It is important for our members and the entire horse industry to stay aware of the issues, to be informed and to know how, when and where they can make a difference.”

For more information about the American Horse Council, please visit: http://www.horsecouncil.org or call 202-296-4031.



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