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Photo Contest Winner Donates Feed

June 25th, 2013 (3)
June 25, 2013 This morning I received the following note from Liza, the final winner of the Habitat for Horses Photo Contest: “Thank you so much Habitat for Horses for this wonderful contest. I am donating all the feed ...

Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings

June 25th, 2013 (14)
Equine Welfare Alliance. June 25, 2013 EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US since 2000. The research examined equine abuse statistics from Colorado, ...

Roy Exum: A ‘Licker’ Goes To Court

June 24th, 2013 (5)
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 ...

35 horses perish in devastating fire at Happy Valley Farm

June 23rd, 2013 (18)
timesfreepress.com, Staff writer, Friday, June 21, 2013 Happy Valley Farm, home to an expansive American Saddlebred show horse breeding and training operation in rural North Georgia, lost 35 of 36 horses stabled in the main barn when fire broke ...

Equine Chiropractory

June 22nd, 2013 (4)
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 ...

Roy Exum: The ‘Lickers’ Are Desperate

June 21st, 2013 (4)
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 ...

Breaking News:House rejects farm bill, 195-234

June 20th, 2013 (6)
The Hill – By Pete Kasperowicz, Erik Wasson and Russell Berman - 06/20/13 In a blow to House GOP leaders, the House on Thursday rejected a five-year farm bill. Members voted down the $940 billion bill in a 195-234 vote ...

Farm Bill – Action Alert

June 20th, 2013 (4)
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 ...

OpEd: Trying to be nice about politics, but….

June 19th, 2013 (15)
June 19, 2013 – OpEd by Jerry Finch Things go on inside the House of Representatives late at night that would make your skin crawl. Deals, pats on the back, money changing hands – these are the folks that ...

Important Legislative News

June 18th, 2013 (1)
Far too many times, people ask me, “What can I do?” Here it is – exactly what needs to be done by the 80% who are against horse slaughter. You want to show DC that you mean business? Are ...