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    Results Found: 6
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    As the countdown to close the 115th Congress heads to the final stretch, on Wednesday, December 12, Congress passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), sending the legislation to the president, who is expected to sign the bill into law this week.  Horse industry highlights include a revised statutory definition that excludes equines from a blanket definition of “pets” and funding for ...read more
    Categories: Political
    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Categories: Community, Equine Business
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Two issues are pending in Congress that are critically important to equestrian access to public lands.  Please take a few minutes this evening, or between football games on Thanksgiving, or after your Black Friday shopping adventures, to call or email your Senators and your Representative to ask for their support on these issues. Land and Water Conservation Fund The Land and Water Conservation ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, November 16, 2018
    By now you may have heard that the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests have made a decision about requiring permits to access Wilderness Trails in the Central Cascades.  OET commented on the scoping phase of this project as well as the Environmental Assessment phase, and the Forest Service paid attention to our input, implementing many of our suggestions.  Below is a short Q&A that outlines ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Oregon Horse Country (OHC) has had an evolving and quickly growing history. Starting in 2009 as a tourism initiative to promote horse shows in Wilsonville under the Wilsonville Chamber, to breaking away from the chamber and launching as an independent non-profit association in January of 2016, our organization has consistently filled an important purpose in Oregon’s equine ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Oregon Horse Country, Economic, Equine Business, Political