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Roy Exum: ‘Jackie the Jerk’ Is Done

The Chattanoogan. July 11. 2013, Roy Exum Jackie McConnell, the notorious horse trainer who was videoed abusing and beating defenseless horses in a now-famous undercover tape, pleaded guilty to 12 of 22 misdemeanor counts of animal abuse in a west Tennessee courtroom Tuesday and – in the most glorious part of the sentencing — the 61-year-old Full Article

Jackie McConnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 9, 2013. HSUS Former Hall of Fame Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two associates have entered guilty pleas to charges of abusing horses in violation of ...Full Article

Pete and RePete – Cloning the American QH

By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer — ...Full Article

Reno Rodeo: Horse not abused, but standards not met

(These people have the public relation skills that qualify them to work for the government. Lying to the public in the face of overwhelming evidence, they completely deny any ...Full Article

Blood Sport – Rodeo Edition

July 1, 2013 According to Wikipedia, a rodeo is a competitive sport which arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later the United ...Full Article

Naysa

Here at Habitat for Horses we are in the business of saving abused and abandoned horses. We take in horses with broken bodies and broken spirits – we work ...Full Article

George Knapp: The BLM is not listening

LasVegasCityLife.com, June 26, 2013 Maybe you are one of those hard-bark, Western cowpoke types who doesn’t exactly get misty-eyed by the vision of a herd of wild mustangs majestically ...Full Article

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 If you were to ask students in any equine science and management program why they want to work in ...Full Article

Independent Reports Highlight Problem with Federal Programs Related to Animal Treatment, Enforcement

Wayne Pacelle, HSUS, 25 Jun 2013 03:50 PM PDT We’ve seen some positive action from the federal executive agencies lately – for example, a Department of the Interior proposed ...Full Article

Photo Contest Winner Donates Feed

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 ...Full Article