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Roy Exum: Horse Breeders Still Scoff

The Chattanoogan -Monday, June 10, 2013 Several weeks ago the president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitor’s Association saw the handwriting on the wall and the group’s Executive Committee elected to support the far-reaching Whitfield Amendment that is now in Congress and will greatly strengthen the federal Horse Protection Act.  “We must rid Full Article

ASPCA Supports New Study on Management of Wild Horses in the U.S.

National Academy of Sciences recommends on-range management of wild horses ASPCA. June 6, 2013 NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 – /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty ...Full Article

$10,000 Reward For Reporting a Criminal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Additional Arrests Made in Maryville, Tenn., Horse Soring Investigation The Humane Society of the United States Applauds Local Efforts to Prosecute All Those Complicit in Abuse ...Full Article

Cry for me, Ol’ Tennessee

May 28, 2013 | Jerry Finch Let’s just pretend that you are on the Board of Directors of some large organization, let’s even make it an animal-related organization. Thousands ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Hypocrisy And Horses

The Chattanoogan.com | Thursday, May 23, 2013 | by Roy Exum I am still wincing over the fact a horrendous bill passed in the state legislature that would make whistle-blowers ...Full Article

Domino Effect ranch passes inspection with malnourished horses

The Examiner, MAY 21, 2013,  MARYANN TOBIN Hernando County Animal Services responded to Domino Effect ranch in Weeki Wachee on Monday, after complaints of visibly malnourished horses came from the Humane Society of ...Full Article

Governor Haslam’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Veto Could Have National Impact

Food Safety News, May 14, 2013, Dan Flynn The veto by Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam of a bill requiring anyone taking pictures or shooting video of animal abuse ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Advocates Applaud Governor Haslam for Vetoing Ag-Gag Bill

Governor Cites Opinions that Bill is “Constitutionally Suspect,” “Appears to Repeal Parts of Tennessee’s Shield Law” and “Makes it More Difficult to Prosecute Animal Cruelty Cases” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 13, ...Full Article

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 ...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