COVID-19 Guidance for Connecticut Equine Facilities

8 Apr 2020 3:09 PM | Chris Tesla (Administrator)

Good morning members of the Connecticut Equine Community,

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture, working in concert with the Connecticut Farm Bureau and the Connecticut Horse Council, has released the attached guidance with clarification regarding equine activities. Please distribute to your members and contacts within the industry.

The information can also be accessed here:

If you are not currently subscribed to receive the CT Weekly Ag Report, I encourage you to do so. You can sign up quickly here. We are utilizing this list to share information with all agricultural businesses as it is released.

Our COVID-19 page has additional resources on what you can do to implement safe practices in your operation. We recognize that this has been a significant market disruption and the COVID-19 page include a Business Services section for information on business support programs and adjustments that have been announced. If you have suggestions as to how else the Department can assist, please email them to  All of our COVID questions and concerns are being funneled through this email address. 

Thank you for all of you do and all of your efforts to support equine activities in our state.

Rebecca E. Murphy

Marketing & Inspection Rep II

Connecticut Department of Agriculture

450 Columbus Blvd., Suite 703, Hartford, CT  06103

Main: 860-713-2503|Direct: 860-713-2538

Cell: 860-573-0323|Fax: 860-730-8321

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