AHC 2022 Conference
Omni Shoreham Hotel
June 5-7, 2022
(Washington, DC)- The American Horse Council (AHC) is pleased to announce that speakers for committee meetings and the upcoming National Issues Forum, have been tentatively set. The AHC’s Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum takes place from June 5-7 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
“We are very excited with this year’s line-up of noted and exemplary speakers,” said AHC President Julie Broadway. “Additionally, it will be great to engage in a discussion with partners about ways to collaborate within the agriculture and livestock industry.”
Invited Guest speakers include:
United Horse Coalition Meeting; Panelists from ASPCA’s Right Horse Initiative; GFAS; TAA; TCA; STA
Equine Welfare Committee; USDA Animal Care
Equine Industry CEO Forum: Wanda Little-Coffey of ASAE
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop. Jr. (GA)
Margaret Reynolds – Author, Reignite
Jennifer Brown Lerner, Deputy Director Aspen Institute – Sports & Society Program
Keith Roberts – Author, The Oak Journal “ Level up your Life”
Julie Fershtman, Foster Smith Attorneys
Charlene Couch, The Livestock Conservancy
Panel Discussion on trends in Horse Sales – Keeneland (Shannon Arvin), Superior Sale (GT Werry), Appalachian Challenge (Tinia Creamer), CSU Sales (Craig Huffhines)
Health & Regulatory Committee; Dr. Nat White-NADPRP biosecurity project; USDA APHIS
Awards Luncheon: This year’s award winners to be announced, plus 2021 Hickey Award Dr. Peter Timoney; 2021 Rolapp Award – Senator Susan Collins (R-ME); 2020 Hickey Award Dr. G. Marvin Beeman; Van Ness Award Fred Sarver, and Rolapp Award Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
Racing Advisory Committee: Lisa Lazarus of Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority
Please note that due to hotel logistics, this year committee meetings are taking place on Sunday and Tuesday.
The National Issues Forum will be held on Monday.
Also, attendees may be asked to show proof of vaccination and/or wear masks. Details to follow as date gets closer.