Coalition Supporters

Texas HORSE, comprised of Coalition PartnersCoalition Affiliates and Coalition Advocates, is a non-profit association formed under the provisions of Chapter 252 of the Texas Business Organizations Code. Founding organizations, now termed Coalition Partners, gathered in 2008 for the common purpose of promoting and supporting the Texas horse industry through the development of Texas HORSE. The Texas HORSE board of directors consists of one representative from each of the founding organizations and one director at large.


In addition to support from Coalition Partners, Texas HORSE works to gain industry support through the involvement of other state organizations through its affiliate program. Read more about becoming an affiliate.


Horse related business, farms and ranches are also involved as advocates of Texas HORSE. To become an advocate, just contact Texas HORSE. See who has become an advocate.

Texas HORSE is comprised of these constituent organizations:

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Texas Legislature Dates of Interest

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Opening Day of Legislature

Friday, March 8, 2013
Deadline to File Bills

Monday, May 27, 2013 (140th day)
Last day of 82nd Regular Session; corrections only
in house and senate
[Sec. 24(b), Art. III, TexasConstitution]

Sunday, June 16, 2013 (20th day following final adjournment)
Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the
regular legislative session
[Sec. 14, Art. IV, Texas Constitution]

Monday, August 26, 2013 (91st day following final adjournment)
Date that bills without specific effective dates (that could not
be effective immediately) become law
[Sec. 39, Art. III, Texas Constitution]