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Cynthia Hodges is a Washington state attorney located who provides animal law/equine law contracts for purchase and use in Washington state [see contracts]. She has published animal law articles, horse-training articles, and book translations about dressage.

Animal Law Articles

Detailed Discussion of State Emergency Planning Laws for Pets and Service Animals,” published on the Michigan State University College of Law, 2011

Detailed Discussion of State Animal ‘Terrorism’/Animal Enterprise Interference Laws,” published by the Michigan State University College of Law, 2011

Detailed Discussion of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act,” published by the Michigan State University College of Law, 2010

A Survey of State Spay and Neuter Laws,” published by the Michigan State University College of Law, 2010

The Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt: In Search of International Legal Protection for Harp Seals,” published by the Michigan State University College of Law, 2009

That’s the Breaks: Trainer Responsibility for Racehorse Breakdowns in New York,” published on the Michigan State University College of Law, 2008

The Link: Cruelty to Animals and Violence Towards People,” published by Michigan State University College of Law, 2008; also on the Oregon State Bar Animal Law Section website here

Shifting Legal Views on Animals: Animals are More than Property,” published on the Oregon State Bar Animal Law Section website (2008)

Eastern Religious Philosophy and the Advancement of Animals’ Legal Interests,” published on the Oregon State Bar Animal Law Section website (2008)

Horse-Training Articles

"An Overview of the Three Training Phases of the Classical School," published in Topline Ink Equestrian Journal, November/December 2010, pp. 16-17

Influencing the Horse: the Half-Halt,” published in Topline Ink Equestrian Journal, May/June 2009, p. 13

Solutions in Dressage: Strengthening the Hind Legs,” published in Topline Ink Equestrian Journal, July/August 2009, p. 17

"Riding auf Doppeltrense: Introducing the Double Bridle," published in Topline Ink Equestrian Journal, September/October 2009, p. 15

See more at Classical Dressage website

Book Translations

Louis Seeger, Monsieur Baucher and His Art: a Serious Word with Germany's Riders, 2001, Auriga Books, 2010 (translated from German)

Heinrich Schusdziarra, Anatomy of Dressage, Half-Halt Press, 2004 [Excerpt] (translated from German)


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