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Trial date set in Wheelon horse soring case

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The trial for a Blount County horse trainer and three others on charges of aggravated cruelty to livestock has been set for July 23. Long-time Tennessee walking horse trainer Larry Joe Wheelon, 69, Miracle Drive, Maryville, two stable workers and a farrier face charges of soring horses’ feet Full Article

Horse Owner Files Suit Against Trailer Company in Crash

From: Noozhawk.com By: Gina Potthoff Two animals were killed and five others injured in March incident near Santa Barbara The owner of seven champion horses killed or seriously injured ...Full Article

When Will Enough Be Enough? Another NYC Carriage Horse Accident

From: One Green Planet When Will Enough Be Enough? Another Carriage Horse Accident in NYC There has been yet another carriage horse accident in New York City. On June ...Full Article

One horse dead, another recovering after being injected with gasoline (Video)

The cruelty of some humans knows no bounds. These horses must have suffered greatly – with one of them dying. ~ HfH From: NY Daily News By: Nina Golgowski ...Full Article

Cody-based group advocates for better water for horses

Reading the rest of the article will give you a bit of insight into how oil and energy companies operations are effecting the water tables in regions where a ...Full Article

Toomey Co-Sponsors Measure to Protect Horses

From: YourErie.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants to protect horses from inhumane treatment. Sen. Toomey has cosponsored a bipartisan bill – known as the Prevent ...Full Article

BLM to Hold Public Hearing on Use of Motorized Vehicles for Management of Wild Horses and Burros

Be sure to note that you can mail you opinions about the BLM using helicopters during round ups. ~ HfH From: KTVN The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will ...Full Article

Dug In on Drug Use in Horse Racing Industry

From: HSUS – Wayne Pacelle’s Blog By: Wayne Pacelle The integrity of international cycling has been tarnished because of confirmed cases of doping at the highest rungs of the ...Full Article

Congress Urged to Act in Response to Investigation of Horseracing Industry

Help urge our Congressmen to pass U.S. Senate Bill 973 and H.R. 2012 – find out how to contact them by click here. ~ HfH From: The Humane Society ...Full Article

Horses help treat trauma, disorders

Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding – both programs are offered at Habitat for Horses. So many people benefit from horse therapy …and the horses benefit too. They enjoy ...Full Article