Language Eliminating Funding for Horse Quarantine, Inspection Nixed from Bill

Weeks of lobbying by the horse industry were successful the evening of Aug. 2, when the United States House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove from the Agriculture Appropriations Act language that could have stymied transportation of horses by halting funding for inspections.

The House voted 237-18 to strike the language, which would have prohibited the federal Animal and

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