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hr 1518

Congress should work together to prohibit abuse of show horses

Rep. Whitfield is still fighting to get the PAST Act through Congress. May his colleagues read this and join in on supporting HR 1518. ~ HfH From: The Hill By: Representative Ed Whitfield On April 11, 2013, I, along with Reps. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) and Jim Full Article

Congress must end walking horse abuse

Opponents to anti-soring bills continue to sow the lie that no more Walking horses will be bred if they cannot be abused. Ending soring of the Tennessee Walking horse ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee ...Full Article

Lawmakers silent on horse bill

US Rep Marsha Blackburn regarding anti-soring bills says: “…and could potentially eliminate the entire industry and thus the entire breed.” What a ridiculous statement. The silence of our US ...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

Bill to End Horse “Soring” Draws Lobbying, War of Words

Open Secrets.org, Monica Vendituoli on July 29, 2013 A bill introduced in April to end the practice that gives Tennessee walking horses their distinctive gait brought the American Veterinary Medical ...Full Article