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Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking Horses will rally for legislation, while inside lobbyists will be working the halls to prevent the inclusion of funding for horse slaughter in the budget bill. Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and ...Full Article

Las Vegas middle-schooler files wild horse initiative

From: Elko Daily Free Press LAS VEGAS — Robin Warren is a middle school student from Las Vegas who is better known as “Wild Mustang Robin” because of her ...Full Article

Dead horse replica brought to protest carriage driver

From: New York Post By: Rebecca Rosenberg ​Protesters placed a lifesize foam replica of a dead horse outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday ​to protest ​the district attorney’s offer ...Full Article

Wide bipartisan support for horse anti-soring bill

There is hope that this will be the year the horse soring will be made illegal. Keep up the communication with your representatives. Make sure they know you support ...Full Article

Practice of ‘soring’ horses is strictly regulated, proven not harmful when done correctly

Be sure to comment on this opinion piece by clicking on the Continue Reading link. The writer needs to have how soring is extremely painful and harmful to horses ...Full Article

Fraudulent horse sale sends Shreveport man to prison

The Coggins Test and other veterinary back up is the best way for anyone buying a horse to be assured they getting the correct horse. There have always been ...Full Article

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 ...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