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Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill Haslam is expected to say “neigh” and veto the dreaded “Ag-Gag” bill that the state Legislature very ignorantly but foolishly approved by one vote. The bill Full Article

Humane Society Says 75% Of Horses At Walking Horse Celebration Tested Positive For Foreign Substances

The Chattanoogan, May 9, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s testing revealed that at the 2012 National Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville, 145 horses out of 190 tested, or 76 ...Full Article

Ag-Gag, Horse Soring, Animal Care Expo Converge in Tennessee

(Personal note – I am also in Tennessee attending a Homes for Horses Conference, which is why the repost have been so few and far between. – Jerry) Wayne ...Full Article

Roy Exum: America’s First ‘Ag-Gag’ Victim

The Chattanoogan.com, Saturday, May 04, 2013 – by Roy Exum The town of Draper City, Utah, finally became famous this week when Amy Meyer became the first American to be ...Full Article

Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. ...Full Article

All Eyes on Kentucky Derby and Needed Reforms

Michael Markarian, 02 May 2013 In what other professional sport is it acceptable for 24 athletes to die each week? With millions of Americans watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend, ...Full Article

Action Alert: Donkey Roping Contest

May 4th Update – Reports are that this event has been cancelled! Thanks to everyone that put in the effort to act. May 1, 2013 www.HorseHumane.org  There is a donkey ...Full Article

More Time to Decide Whether to Sign or Veto TN “Ag-Gag”

Food Safety News, May 2, 2013 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has longer to decide whether to sign the state’s “ag-gag” bill than Food Safety Newsoriginally reported. If signed, the bill ...Full Article

Maine Bill Would Ban Slaughtering Horses for Meat

Portland Press Herald , May 1, 2013, Eric Russell It would also ban the transportation of horses through Maine to be slaughtered in Canada, but similar bills have failed ...Full Article

FBI raids Another Chance 4 Horses in Berks County

WFMZ-TV | April 30. 2013 NORTH HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa. - Federal investigators have raided a horse rescue operation in Berks County. The FBI, acting on a federal search warrant, ...Full Article