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About The Horse Welfare Coalition

  The Horse Welfare Coalition is an alliance of veterinary, horse-industry and agriculture groups representing over 500,000 individual members in the United States. Our mission is to promote humane and responsible care of the horse through public education and policy advocacy. Members of the coalition represent many of the leading organizations in the areas of veterinary medicine, breed registration, horse-industry advancement and agricultural management.

The Horse Welfare Coalition is opposed The H.R. 503 the American Horse
Slaughter Prevention Act.

American Association of Equine Practitioners
American Paint Horse Association
American Quarter Horse Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Animal Welfare Council
California Cattlemen¹s Association
Colorado Horse Council
Colorado Outfitters Association
Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society
Florida Cattlemen¹s Association
Hooved Animal Rescue and Protection Society
Horsemen¹s Council of Illinois
Illinois Beef Association
Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Iowa Cattlemen¹s Association
Kansas Livestock Association
Kentucky Quarter Horse Association
Masters of Foxhounds Association of North America
Mid-American Horse Show Association
Michigan Horse Council
Missouri Equine Council, Inc.
National Cattlemen¹s Beef Association
National High School Rodeo Association
Nevada Cattlemen¹s Association
New Jersey Horse Council, Inc.
New York State Horse Council, Inc.
North Carolina Horse Council
Ohio Cattlemen¹s Association
Ohio Horsemen¹s Council
Oklahoma Cattlemen¹s Council
Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association
Palomino Horse Breeders of America
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association
South Dakota Quarter Horse Association
Texas And Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Texas Horse Council
Utah Horse Council
Utah State Quarter Horse Association
Vermont Quarter Horse Association
Wisconsin Horse Council

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