There are many holidays that countries celebrate. The United States Congress recognized the first official Nation Day of the Horse in 2004. The following is the actual text of that resolution:

Text of A resolution designating December 13, 2004, as "National Day of the Horse" and encouraging the people of the United States

"Text of A resolution designating December 13, 2004, as 'National Day of the Horse' and encouraging the people of the United States ...

...the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States.

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 18, 2004. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 18, 2004 (Resolution Agreed to).

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SRES 452 ATS
108th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. RES. 452

Designating December 13, 2004, as National Day of the Horse and encouraging the people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 7, 2004
Mr. CAMPBELL (for himself, Mr. HATCH, Mr. DEWINE, and Ms. LANDRIEU) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
November 18, 2004
Committee discharged; considered and agreed to

RESOLUTION

Designating December 13, 2004, as National Day of the Horse and encouraging the people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States.

  1. designates December 13, 2004, as 'National Day of the Horse', in recognition of the importance of horses to the security, economy, recreation, and heritage of the United States;
  2. encourages all people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States; and
  3. requests that the President issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States and interested organizations to observe the day with appropriate programs and activities.

Below are some facts according to the American Horse Council:

First posted: Dec 27,, 2014
Last update: Dec 27, 2014