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Feds Pounce On Maryville Horse Trainer

The Chattanoongan, Friday, April 19, 2013 – by Roy Exum Federal agents, accompanied by Blount County animal control officers, raided the barn of walking horse trainer Larry Wheelon near Maryville, Tn., on Thursday morning and sources said they were  “shocked” to find evidence of illegal soring and visible abuse among the 28 horses at the farm located Full Article

House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by ...Full Article

USDA Utilizing Iris Scans in Horse Protection Program

April, 2013 USDA Horse Protection Program Utilizing Iris Scan Technology for Equine Identification APHIS’ Horse Protection program has a new technological tool that will allow its inspectors to better ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Oh No! Am I A Terrorist?

The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 Tennessee’s dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed ...Full Article

No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

San Francisco Chronicle | April 13, 2013 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Vote Down The AgGag Bill

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable ...Full Article

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed ...Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article