Ga Dept of Agriculture


Our Equine Health Field Staff

 Click here to view the map of territories and inspectors. 
The Equine Health Field Staff are responsible for enforcing Equine Laws throughout the state.  Their duties include but are not limited to:
  •  Investigating complaints of inhumane care and treatment
  • Inspecting licensed and unlicensed stables 
  • Inspecting equine sales
  • Inspecting horse shows, rodeos, parades, and other events
  • Caring for impounded equine and managing 3 impound facilities 
  • Enforcing disease eradication laws
  • Investigating reports of stolen equine
  • Enforcing dead animal disposal laws
  • Speaking to various organizations on equine issues
  • Responding to equine involved in disasters
 (Former,) South GA Supervisor Laura Fokes checking a Coggins test at a sale
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