Kathryn Harrington has been elected to the 2013 Board of Directors of the Alabama Horse Council. The Alabama Horse Council is an organization that impartially represents all of Alabama’s horse industry, an industry that has an estimated $563 million direct effect on Alabama’s economy. An estimated one in four households has a connection to the horse industry in the state of alabama . The council strives to enact fair and effective regulation affecting horse use, improve state equestrian facilities, increase public understanding of horses and horse use, and enhance the contribution of horses to the quality of life in Alabama.
An avid rider and horse owner, Ms. Harrington often speaks to industry related groups on equine law . She will be speaking to the Alabama Farmers Federation Organization’s annual meeting on February 14, 2013 on the importance of equine safety and landowner liability.