EHV Confirmed at Fair Grounds Race Course

The Horse Magazine The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Dec. 27 that a 2-year-old Thoroughbred gelding stabled at the Fair Grounds Race Course, in New Orleans, Louisiana, tested positive for the neurotrophic strain of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). Full Article…

Action Alert – Los Angeles Proposed ban on Exhibition of Wild & Exotic Animals

Press coverage: http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20161201/la-councilman-wants-to-bring-down-curtain-on-animal-entertainment http://laist.com/2016/11/30/exotic_animals_ban.php http://mynewsla.com/life/2016/11/30/ban-the-bears-from-la-circuses-elephants-and-snakes-too/   As many of you know, in 2013 the Los Angeles City Council voted to prohibit the use of elephant guides (bullhooks), which effectively prohibited any future elephant performances or elephant exhibitors in the city.…