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Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct

It is no surprise that The Big Lick crowd would not be pulling any punches in their push to stop the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. The timing of these allegations against Rep. Whitfield (who introduced the PAST Act) – right before the summer break – is designed to muddy the waters and stop a Full Article

Horse virus spreads through Central Texas (Video)

Cases of Vesicular Stomatitis are still growing here in Texas. Keeping the fly population down and a look out for any of the symptoms is the best thing you ...Full Article

Exploding manure fire may have killed horses

Maintaining pastures is an important part of keeping horses or goats and could have prevented this fire. ~ HfH From: KTLA Spontaneous combustion of manure or an electric fence ...Full Article

Maite Kropp: Wyoming rodeo should be shut down,

This article is an opinion piece by a Californian journalist. What are your opinions? Comment below the post on our website or on our Facebook page under the post ...Full Article

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 ...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