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Big Lick

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 to be embraced by all horse professionals. The end of the “Big Lick” will not kill the horse show industry, it will increase the public’s confidence 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

Protect horses from painful practice

This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and ...Full Article

The “Big Lick”: Fancy Footwork, or Intentional Cruelty?

From: Wayne Pacelle’s Blog Today, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act reached a new threshold of Congressional support. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., became the 100th House Republican cosponsor ...Full Article

Another GOP bill to waterdown the PAST Act

The PAST Act already has the majority needed in the House to pass and half of the Senate. A creation of a Senate bill by Republicans to back up ...Full Article

Roy Exum: The Best Money Can Buy

On the Federal level, animal abuse is still a misdemeanor – as Mr. Exum points out at the end of this excellent article which names name of politicians who ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Our Ruse In Congress

At their master’s beck and call, Tennessean Republicans sponsor a bill that the Big Lick crowd wants instead of the PAST Act which would effectively eliminate inspections… should we ...Full Article

Wayne Pacelle: Unbridled animal agony not enhancing Ky.’s image

Tennessee is usually the state people think of for the “Big Lick” crowd. Kentucky shares the blame on this as well. Very glad Wayne Parcelle, President of the Humane ...Full Article