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horse soring

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 to the “big lick” faction of the walking horse industry. Soring violations were rampant, with U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors disqualifying more than 40 percent of Full Article

Don’t let Tennessee’s Walking Horse be a dying breed

From: Times Free Press The dust is finally settling from the 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and what may have been the worst attended in recent decades of ...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

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

300 U.S. Representatives cosponsor Horse Soring Legislation

From: Humane Society Press Release WASHINGTON (July 10, 2014) —A federal bill to protect Tennessee walking horses from the cruel practice known as “soring” reached a congressional milestone by ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and ...Full Article

Wide bipartisan support for horse anti-soring bill

There is hope that this will be the year the horse soring will be made illegal. Keep up the communication with your representatives. Make sure they know you support ...Full Article

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of ...Full Article

Horse soring preliminary hearing transcript recovered

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The court recordings for Larry Joe Wheelon’s horse soring case have been recovered and the criminal proceedings against him will resume June ...Full Article

Protect Tennessee Walking Horses

The effort that the Big Lick crowd will go to in order to keep torturing horses makes ones head spin. This opinion piece addresses the fact that these horse ...Full Article