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The Chatanoogan, Monday, June 24, 2013 The shattered Tennessee Walking Horse industry will once again fall under the glower of the world’s horse advocates today when a known “Big Lick” trainer, Larry Joe Wheelon, is scheduled to be arraigned on one charge of aggravated animal cruelty...

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ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE by Baxter Black, DVM (Taken from the pages of Dr. Black's wonderful website - Baxterblack,com) Getting injured is an embarrassment to a cowboy. Unlike professional athletes with trainers and insurance, “playing hurt” is expected in the cowboy world. It is part of...

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The Chattanoogan, Friday, June 21, 2013 The Performance Show Horse Association (PSHA), desperately trying to cling to the now-seedy image that has resulted in a half-century of abuse to Tennessee Walking Horses, accused U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) of “misleading and inaccurate testimony” on Thursday when,...

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From Equine Welfare Alliance: We urge you to contact your representatives and ask them to vote NO on the farm bill. As long as the bill contains the language from the King Amendment, they should not support the bill as it stands. Wayne Pacelle wrote a concise...