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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 don’t understand”.   Two horses have died in each of the last two years at the race, leading to increasingly loud calls from campaigners to put 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

Rep. Holt’s Crummy Trick

The Chattanoogan / Roy Exum / March 23. 2013 On the surface it appears that House Bill 1191 heading for a vote in the Tennessee Legislature next week appears ...Full Article

Sound Off: Over 80% of Americans Oppose Predatory Horse Slaughter

  You are frustrated, angry, hurt and confused as to why a small band of deviate horse haters can progress legislation and gain media attention in their attempt to ...Full Article

Roy Exum: The Genesis Awards Really Matter

The Chatanoogan.com, Roy Exum, March 17, 2013 There will be a huge Hollywood gala at the Beverly Hilton this Saturday night and I’m told that if I want to ...Full Article

Four New Slaughterhouses Set to Open

FRONT RANGE EQUINE RESCUE DISCOVERS SEVERAL NEW APPLICATIONS FOR HORSE SLAUGHTER FACILITIES LARKSPUR, COLORADO – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) has received copies of four previously undiscovered applications for ...Full Article