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American Horse Council Releases Schedule And Provides Online Registration for National Issues Forum in November

September 20, 2007     E-mail this page to a friend!

The American Horse Council (AHC) has released a schedule, list of speakers and registration details for its National Issues Fall Forum to be held at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday, November 2, 2007. Complete details and online registration are now available on the AHC’s web site:

The program highlights for the November 2 AHC National Issues Fall Forum, which is being held immediately prior to the State Horse Council Advisory Committee Fall Meeting, are as follows:

  • “Preserving Our Land and Use”: Conservation Easements
    Margaret M. Graves, Esq., Attorney and Board Member, Bluegrass Conservancy & Shannon Bishop Arvin, Esq., of Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

  • “Do You Have a Match?”: Immigration Issues Facing the Horse Industry
    Charles R. Baesler, Jr. of Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

  • “Keeping the IRS At Bay”: Federal Tax Laws for Horse Owners
    Doug Romaine, Esq., of Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

  • “The ‘Ins and Outs’ of Movement”: Import/Export Issues for Horse Owners
    Dr. Andrea Morgan, Associate Deputy Administrator for Regional Operations at the U. S. Department of Agriculture

  • “The Sleeping Giant”: Update on Equine Piroplasmosis
    Speaker to be Announced

  • “Own Responsibly”: Latest from the Unwanted Horse Coalition
    Katy Carter, Coordinator of the Unwanted Horse Coalition

  • “AHC National Issues Fall Forum Update”: Federal Legislation and Regulations Affecting the Industry
    James J. Hickey, Jr., President of the American Horse Council

All horse enthusiasts are invited to register for this unique learning and growth opportunity. If you are interested in attending this event, please call the AHC at 202-296-4031 for further details. A complete schedule of events and online registration information is available on the AHC web site: All interested press members should please contact Sarah Chase directly at: or 202-296-4031 ext. 211.