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Big Lick

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 sent a letter on Aug. 7 to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. They repeated that call on Thursday in a press release to the media by Reps. 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

2014 American Horse Council Convention Wrap-Up

The horse industry has been struggling. The public’s support for the horse shows has taken a hit as pro-soring lobbyists work to keep torturing horses. The PAST Act needs ...Full Article

Members of Congress Tackle Horse ‘Torture’

From: ABC News By: Tom Giusto It was an unusual sight — show horses parading around the Capitol. But these Tennessee Walking horses came to bring attention to what ...Full Article

Knoxville woman travels to D.C. to support “PAST Act”

A pro-Big Lick supporter is the only person who has posted on the original article. Please click on the link below the article “Continue to Original Article” to go ...Full Article

Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking ...Full Article