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Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would be a surprise to anyone following the Tennessee Walking Horse soring horror. Roy Exum, intelligent as always, breaks down a recent Huffington Post article on Tennessee Full Article

Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse

From: Huffington Post By: Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — The cruel practice of “soring” championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands ...Full Article

Dying woman gets last visit from horse, 2 dogs

For me – upon my last day upon this earth – I would want to be surrounded by all my true family – not just my human ones. ~ ...Full Article

Congress scrutinizes show-horse industry practice of ‘soring’

This articles goes into more details on what the anti-soring bill will do to those who insist on doing this despicable practice to Tennessee Walking Horses. I do not ...Full Article

Lawmakers Clash Over Championship Horse Abuse Bill

From: ABC News By: Megan Chuchmach and Shushannah Walshe The welfare of Tennessee Walking Horses, celebrated for their high-stepping gait known as the “big lick,” took center stage today ...Full Article

Feature *your* rescue horse in the 2014 Habitat for Horses calendar

Habitat for Horses announces a new opportunity to get an awesome 2014 calendar and raise some much needed funds!  We are preparing our 2014 Calendars featuring rescue horses and ...Full Article

Giving Back to Horses on Veteran’s Day

From: TheHorse.com By: Stacey Oke When observing a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, don’t forget to think about the ...Full Article

SAFE, King and PAST – three must-wins for horses

Keith Dane, VP of HSUS Equine Protection, sent a very important message we here at Habitat for Horses wish to share with you. From: Humane Society of the United ...Full Article

Plan to stop horse carriage rides in NYC’s Central Park

The mayor of New York City is concerned about the treatment of the horses which pull carriages in Central Park and he’s planning to ban the rides. But the ...Full Article

Movie “American Mustang” Starz Film Festival Premiere

3-D family friendly movie on the plight of America’s wild horses “American Mustang” will be premiering at the Starz Denver Film Festival on November 7th. The story is told ...Full Article