Judge Requires Horse Registry To Include Clones

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday ordered the American Quarter Horse Association to admit cloned horses into its horse breed registry and to pay the cloned-horse breeders who recently won an antitrust suit against it roughly $891,000 in attorneys' fees.

U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson forbade the AQHA from enforcing its nine-year-old ban on permitting cloned horses and their offspring onto its registry of five-million-plus horses, a rule that a jury decided in July unlawfully hampered the cloned animals' ability to compete on the market...
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Case Information

Case Title

Abraham & Veneklasen Joint Venture et al v. American Quarter Horse Association

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Antitrust


Mary Lou Robinson

Date Filed

April 23, 2012

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