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Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. - April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming punching and kicking pigs and flinging piglets into the air. And at one of the country’s largest egg suppliers, a video shows hens caged alongside rotting bird corpses, Full Article

Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences ...Full Article

Convicted horse abuser arrested for possessing horses

(Jason Meduna back in jail. Why am I not surprised? – Jerry) Starheraold.com -MAUNETTE LOEKS New Media Editor April 5, 2013 TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A former Morrill County rancher ...Full Article

Op-Ed:The Silence is Deafening

Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s Blog – April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and ...Full Article

Horse Racing – ‘You just don’t understand’, trainer tells Grand National critics

Eurosport / April 4, 2013 Top trainer Jonjo O’Neill has hit out at animals rights activists for trying to get the Grand National banned, telling them that they “just ...Full Article

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring ...Full Article

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant ...Full Article

The Sanctuary

This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Jackie McConnell Back In Court

Roy Exum / The Chattanoongan.com / March 28, 2013 Jackie McConnell, the most notorious abuser of Tennessee Walking Horses that the world has ever known, will be arraigned on ...Full Article

Governor signs bill to establish horse rescue fund

lcsun-news.com / Milan Simonich / March 27, 2013 SANTA FE — Shelters across New Mexico that care for abandoned horses could receive financial help through a bill that Gov. ...Full Article