Attention MHC Membership:
The Board of Directors is being asked to review and update the MHC's position on Sunday hunting of deer and waterfowl. Keep your eye out for a member survey regarding these issues in the next few weeks. The horse council needs your input to craft a position statement that is representative of its membership. Please participate!
If the Board makes a motion in August to write a formal position statement, a formal vote to approve the statement will occur at the November meeeting.
Other Legislative Developments:
Longtime MHC friend and Chair of the powerful Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs (EHAE) Committee, Senator Joan Carter Conway, lost the primary election battle with her challenger, Del. Mary Washington, both representing Baltimore City. The final results were determined after outstanding absentee and provisional ballots were counted. Senate President Mike Miller will appoint a new chair. The EHAE Committee considers many bills that affect the equine/equestrian community.