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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 local Tennessee and Kentucky news sites. Hopefully wider coverage will encourage more Americans to back the PAST Act once they understand the torture of horse soring. 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

$10,000 Reward For Reporting a Criminal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Additional Arrests Made in Maryville, Tenn., Horse Soring Investigation The Humane Society of the United States Applauds Local Efforts to Prosecute All Those Complicit in Abuse ...Full Article

House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by ...Full Article