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Big Lick

Bring that circus protest to help Tennessee Walkers

If Barnum and Bailey have come to their senses, maybe there is hope that lovers of the Tennessee Walking Horse who still enjoy the Big Lick can come to their senses and still have horse shows. There are ways to train horses, without acids – without torturous chains – without the pain, to do different Full Article

Roy Exum: The Latest Facebook Lie

Liars are devious by nature. And those who advocate FOR horse soring are most certainly liars. Time and again, they try and convince the public that horses are not ...Full Article

North Carolina State Fair Drops Walking Horse Classes

If more events would do what the North Carolina State Fair has done, the torturous practice of horse soring could become a thing of the past. The gait of ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Ethics! This Is Absurd!

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The scurrilous Big Lick segment of the Tennessee Walking Horse industry has all but ruined the image of one of America’s most magnificent ...Full Article

Roy Exum: What About The Horses?

Election day has come and gone… so what, if any effect, have they had on equine rights? Roy Exum, as always, writes an excellent piece on the politics of ...Full Article

Roy Exum: 51 Percent Of Horses Sore

People on Facebook and on our website have commented: “Why do we need more legislation that will be ignored?” when it comes to horse soring. Roy Exum explains in ...Full Article

Dane: Action needed to end soring once and for al

From: Times Free Press By: Keith Dane, HSUS VP of Equine Protection Another Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has come and gone, but not without delivering some home truths ...Full Article

USDA urged to inspect horses at Celebration

From: Shelbyville Times-Gazette By: Jason Reynolds Fifty-nine Congressional sponsors of the PAST Act are renewing their call to the USDA to actively inspect horses at The Celebration. The representatives ...Full Article

Banned substances on sored horses undercut compliance claims

The members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee were convinced by the Big Lick crowd that horses walking around could accidently get banned substances on their lower legs. ...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