NEWS COVERAGE OF GOV. BESHEAR SIGNING HB 389

Gov. Beshear signs nation’s first legislation promoting humane treatment of horses, other farm animals

Governor Steve Beshear’s Communications Office
Press Release Date: Monday, June 07, 2010

Kentucky’s treatment of farm animals will be noticed globally during World Equestrian Games

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and equine and agriculture officials today applauded the recent passage of legislation that creates the Kentucky Equine Health and Welfare Council, the first of its kind in the nation. The Governor signed House Bill 398 during a ceremony at the Kentucky Horse Park, the venue of the upcoming Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG).
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