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The Chattanoogan -Monday, June 10, 2013 Several weeks ago the president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitor’s Association saw the handwriting on the wall and the group’s Executive Committee elected to support the far-reaching Whitfield Amendment that is now in Congress and will greatly...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Additional Arrests Made in Maryville, Tenn., Horse Soring Investigation The Humane Society of the United States Applauds Local Efforts to Prosecute All Those Complicit in Abuse [caption id="attachment_19549" align="alignleft" width="266"] Do you know anyone that treats their horse like this?[/caption] MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 7, 2013)—The Blount...

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June 8, 2013 - Jerry Finch It goes without saying that I could post any one of the 200 articles about the NAS study, or dozens of other stories about Leachman in Montana, horse killings in Florida, horses killed in accidents or penitentiary time for shirt-less...

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Vickery Eckhoff, June 6, 2013, Forbes [caption id="attachment_19519" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bobby II Freedom, a New York City carriage horse rescued from slaughter by Equine Advocates in Chatham, NY[/caption] Whether or not to slaughter horses for human consumption has been a frequent topic of debate ever since Senator...

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June 6, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19508" align="alignleft" width="276"] "I think this is the captivating volt, or something like that."[/caption] Participating in the new America pastime, the attorneys for Valley Meat Company started waving the "Blame Obama" flag today. After crying, holding their breath and stomping their feet, the...

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June 5, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19490" align="alignleft" width="300"] So this really was a bad idea after all![/caption] To prove once and for all that they, being the BLM, knows more than anyone else about how to handle wild horses, they, being the BLM, requested a panel assembled by the...