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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 torturers no longer can win big cash prizes. Yet, there are still competitions they can go to win ribbons. Any competition that allows soring of horses Full Article

New TV Ads Call for Passage of Federal Bill to End Horse Soring

Finally bringing information on the PAST Act to the people! It is a wonderful thing to see. We can only hope this stirs the public into some much needed ...Full Article

2 bills aim to rein in Tennessee walking horse abuse

The recent PAST Act and HR 4098 bills are now getting a larger audience on USA Today. Most of the coverage has been on horse related websites and more ...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

The Rule of Law, and the Criminal Enterprises of Cockfighting and Horse Soring

Criminal groups target activities that make money. Cock-fighting is rife with gambling while the “Big Lick” crowd spends big money on stud fees for tortured animals. These criminals have ...Full Article

2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress

Below are a few excerpts from an article on Animals and Politics. As we here at HfH know, it has been a very active year in Equine Legislation news ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Lamar? Bob? Chuck? Why!

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum A Congressional hearing is scheduled in Washington next week for a federal bill (HR 1518) that is aimed in a very direct way ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Landslide Horse Poll Pleases Stout

From: The Chattanoogan.com By: Roy Exum Cookeville’s Pat Stout, a Tennessee Walking Horse owner and advocate who headed an effort to poll each member of the breed’s registry regarding ...Full Article

National Walking Horse Association National Championship is under way

The show promotes sound, flat-shod Tennessee Walking Horses in a variety of equestrian disciplines. From: The Horse Channel One month ago, the Tennessee Walking Horse show community was in ...Full Article

Jackie McConnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 9, 2013. HSUS Former Hall of Fame Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two associates have entered guilty pleas to charges of abusing horses in violation of ...Full Article