USEF Town Hall Meeting on Equine Welfare Videos Available

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June 4, 2013 -- The USEF hosted a live Town Hall Meeting on June 3 at the Kentucky Horse Park, and the meeting videos are now available on USEFNetwork.com. The Town Hall Meeting agenda was as follows:

  1. Introduction by CEO John Long
  2. Opening Remarks by President Chrystine Tauber
  3. Creation of an Over-Arching - Catastrophic Incident Protocol
  4. Introduction of a New Category of Rules - Prohibited Practices
  5. Responsibility for Performance Horses in the Sport. The Role of the Owner - Trainer - Rider - Treating Veterinarian

There also are downloads available from USEF and papers from the organization:

Drugs in the show ring: What you don’t know can hurt your horse

Proposed Rule Change- GR843

Proposed Rule Change- GR414

Frequently Asked Questions

President's Letter to Breed and Discipline Technical Committees

Welfare Issues Outline 

AAEP Clinical Guidelines for Treating Veterinarians