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Big Lick

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 animals. That the noble and gentle horses who were first ridden by Civil War officers are today sadistically tortured so that some “Billy Bob” can win 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

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

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

It’s Time For The PAST Act

The Big Money pro-Big Lick crowd keeps coming out with confusing legislation and misinformation to the media. The public needs to keep stepping up and publishing the truth. Its ...Full Article