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“If you own a horse or think you would like to own a horse, there are some financial considerations of horse ownership,” says Tarrant County AgriLife Extension Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent Fred M. Hall. Horses are wonderful companions and riding can be a lifelong hobby for the entire family, but feed, boarding, medical care and upkeep costs don’t go away because you haven’t ridden for a few weeks.

This Extension program will be held on Wednesday, October 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Brand Room at the Texas Cattle Raisers Building. The building is located at 1301 West 7th St., in Fort Worth.

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The Wichita County Extension Horse Committee is presenting the 3-Day TEXOMA HORSE EXPO at the Bridwell Ag. Center on Burnett, across from the MPEC Exhibit Hall, October 19th thru 21st.

 

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According ro a report by MeatPlace editors, the Humane Society of the United States has bamboozled the Federal Emergency Management Agency by getting the sole animal welfare listing in FEMA’s “Caring for Animals” website.

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Jim Matthews with the San Bernardino newspaper reports the Humane Society of the United States is getting a taste of its own medicine.

In the District of Columbia the HSUS is facing allegations under RICO statues on racketeering, obstruction of justice, malicious prosecution and other claims for a lawsuit it brought and lost against Ringling Brothers Circus’ parent company Feld Entertainment, Inc.

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The MeatingPlace reports that the Nebraska Attorney General’s Supplemental Environmental Project Fund is allocating $100,000 to a new coalition of agricultural organizations formed in light of an animal rights group’s increased efforts in that state.

We Support Agriculture was launched by five groups — Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Farm Bureau, Nebraska Poultry Industries, Nebraska Pork Producers and the Nebraska State Dairy Association — in September to fight advances by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) directed at the agriculture industry.

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The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced several measures to better enforce humane handling laws for cattle slaughtered at FSIS-inspected facilities. But, they will need your comments before they respond to HSUS petitions- so read them during the comment period and voice your opinions!

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