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Equine Health Blog

Draft Minutes
Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors
of the Maryland Horse Council (MHC)
Tues., May 12, 2015
Montgomery County Agricultural Farm Park
Derwood, MD

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Posted: 10 Aug 2015 12:59 PM PDT

Published in Equine Health

If you fail to pay your contractor - or even if your contractor whom you have paid in full fails to pay his subcontractor or suppliers - you could end up with a lien on your property in certain circumstances. Click here for more info from the University of MD Ag Law Blog.

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A bill that would promote ways to address the significant backlog of trail maintenance in National Forests is gaining support in the US Congress. Contact your representatives now to ask their support and ask them to co-sign the bill. Click here for more info from the American Horse Council.

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The expenses of running your farm are deductible from income taxes if they are part of a legitimate business. Click here for info from the UMD Ag Law Blog on how to tell if your farm operation qualifies as a business or a hobby.

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The Federal Recreational Trails program, which funds - among other things - horseback riding trails on Federal lands has been under recent attack in Congress. So far, however, the program is safe. Click here for more details from the American Horse Council.

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