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Changes coming to Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (Video)

From: WSMV By: Alanna Autler SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Tennessee tradition will see new changes this year prompted by allegations of abuse. Hundreds of horses will compete in the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville this month. In recent years, the competition has become mired in controversy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has Full Article

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. ...Full Article

New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks (Video)

Loose packs of dogs have always posed a threat to horse owners. Espcially for those who own mini-horses. ~ HfH From: WJBF By: Nicole Snyder Aiken County, S.C. -There ...Full Article

Equines and inmates

From: Albuquerque Journal By: Dan Boyd SPRINGER – On an unseasonably cool day in late July, John Taylor took a break from working out a horse named Outlaw to ...Full Article

Horses teach inner-city kids to ‘get right back on’

From: USA Today These high school students are fulfilling a dream that once seemed out of reach. Students at inner-city KIPP DC charter school are learning not only how ...Full Article

Banned substances on sored horses undercut compliance claims

The members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee were convinced by the Big Lick crowd that horses walking around could accidently get banned substances on their lower legs. ...Full Article

Panel: Equine Welfare Tied to Cultural Change

Changes to benefit race horses are long past due. Too little attention historically has been focused on the drug and other abuses these horses face. Race horse are asked ...Full Article

Horse owners warned of toxic striped blister beetles

From: Maryville Daily By: Linda Geist Mu COLUMBIA, Mo. – Striped blister beetles, which can be toxic to horses, are being seen in high numbers in alfalfa in some ...Full Article

Horse cruelty charges stand against Maryville trainer Wheelon

Larry Joe Wheelon is a trainer reknown for training Tennessee Walking Horses to do the Big Lick. Mr. Wheelon’s attorneys accused animal activists of unfairly protesting against his torturous ...Full Article

Unsung Hero (Video)

I was reminded of this video when a man donated needed equine supplies to Habitat for Horses after his beloved horse of many years passed on. The video is ...Full Article