In light of all the confusion that surrounds the new regulations in respect to the transportation of horses, a representative from the US DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be giving informational presentations on the new ELD Mandate and CDL requirements during the 2018 Virginia Horse Festival. The presentations will take place on Friday, March 23 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and, again from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Presentations will be offered again on Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. In addition, Cliff Williamson, Director of Health and Regulatory Affairs for the American Horse Council will join us on Saturday to facilitate the presentations. These presentations will take place in the northwest corner of the Farm Bureau Center. Please stop by the Virginia Horse Council booth to confirm the exact location.
Mr. Williamson will also be making a presentation entitled “Equine Transportation Laws” Saturday afternoon from 3:00 – 3:50 p.m. during the Virginia Horse Council Equine Educational Seminar Series. The VHC Equine Educational Seminar Series will take place in the classroom located behind the Virginia Horse Council booth. Please see the attached Equine Educational Seminar Series flyer for more information.