horse advocacy

NYC horse carriage protesters with dead horse figure

From: New York Post By: Rebecca Rosenberg [caption id="attachment_29613" align="alignleft" width="300"] PETA demonstrators showed up outside court with a fake horse.Photo: Steven Hirsch[/caption]​Protesters placed a lifesize foam replica of a dead horse outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday ​to protest ​the district attorney’s offer of ​community...

Larry Joe Wheelon

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler [caption id="attachment_29251" align="alignleft" width="298"] Larry Joe Wheelon[/caption]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...

Senator Pat Toomey

From: YourErie.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants to protect horses from inhumane treatment. [caption id="attachment_29022" align="alignleft" width="234"] Senator Pat Toomey[/caption]Sen. Toomey has cosponsored a bipartisan bill – known as the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act -- authored by Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)...