Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Big Lick

Roy Exum: Who Is This Barbarian?

The title of the article should be “Who is this criminal?” although barbarian fits as well. The McConnell brothers are well known “Big Lick” horse abusers in the state of Tennessee. In the article Jimmy McConnell gets his vet to stitch up an employee…this results in a Supreme Court Case regarding whistle blowing. It is Full Article

Video – Public Joins ‘Big Lick’ Fight

Throughout the United States, Americans no longer want to go to events where horses are systematically tortured. As Roy Exum points out, fewer and fewer cities and states will ...Full Article

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 ...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