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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 into criminals would have actually gone into law had it not been for Governor Bill Haslam’s eleventh-hour veto. Called the “Ag-Gag bill,” similar efforts in other 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

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