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Whitfield exploring discharge petition on PAST Act

The discharge petition is to get the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act voted on before the Congress recesses for the summer. Rep. Whitfield needs 218 signatures to get the petition approved. With 70% of Congress willing to vote for the PAST Act, this should not be impossible. If you have not yet contacted your Full Article

USDA Urged to Enforce Horse Protection Act at Horse and Livestock Auctions

From: Humane Society of the United States Sored Horse Sold in Violation of Federal Law (July 23, 2014)—The public sale of horses bearing evidence of soring is prohibited by ...Full Article

Miami’s mounted police patrol turns heads in Little Havana

From: Miami Herald By: Alexandra Torrealba Miami police officer Eduardo Pérez doesn’t patrol the neighborhood in a sleek squad car. He’s not on a motorcycle either. Pérez’s partner against ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse event hires veterinarians

While we still must pass the PAST Act to stop all soring…this maybe a step in the right direction. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By: Heidi Hall A new, ...Full Article

French state responsible in case of dead horse

Always know the area you are riding in. ~ HfH From: The Republic By: Elaine Ganley PARIS — A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 ...Full Article

Randy Hultgren Urged to Co-Sponsor Bill to Stop Horse Abuse

Why is there such a push right now to get the PAST Act passed? The reason is pretty clear when you realize that our Congress has barely passed any ...Full Article

Protesters gather against Horses working in Hot Weather (Video)

From: Fox 40 By: Martin Austin SACRAMENTO— Protesters with working animal advocates demonstrated concern Sunday for working horses in Old Sacramento. The group paid for a controversial advertisement this ...Full Article

Pictures of ranch life at a horse rescue

It takes a great deal of love and hands on work to bring abused and neglected horses back to health and made ready for new loving homes. We are ...Full Article

Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

We need to get this passed. The end of July is fast approaching and Congress will recess… action needs to be taken now before the momentum is lost. ~ ...Full Article

Donkey suicide bomb stopped by Israeli troops in Gaza

This is not the first time donkeys / burros have been used to carry out these attacks. A despicable method to perpetrate on an animal known as a symbol ...Full Article