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October 15, 2007 - Equine Resources

Today the University of Minnesota will celebrate the opening of the Louise and Doug Leatherdale Equine Center, a state of the art center for equine education, research and care. The Center is located on the St. Paul campus.

The federal government has an interest in horses as well through the:

US Dept of Agriculture - National Animal Health Monitoring System - Equine Studies

Bureau of Land Management - National Wild Horse and Burro Program

US Dept of Agriculture - Animal Welfare Information Center - Information Resources on the Care and Welfare of Horses

Horse Protection Act of 1970 with amendments

Other federal documents related to horses can be found in the Government Publications Library.


Additional resources:

University of Minnesota Extension Service - Horses