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Larry Joe Wheelon

Horse cruelty charges stand against Maryville trainer Wheelon

Larry Joe Wheelon is a trainer reknown for training Tennessee Walking Horses to do the Big Lick. Mr. Wheelon’s attorneys accused animal activists of unfairly protesting against his torturous soring practices. The horses found by the Blount County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals were in so much pain that many of them Full Article

Trial date set in Wheelon horse soring case

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The trial for a Blount County horse trainer and three others on charges of aggravated cruelty to livestock has been set for ...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

Attorney for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer responds to indictment

According to Wheelon’s attorney, those awful animal activists are unfairly accusing him of harming horses. All those horses suffering in pain that were found in the raid, some who ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horse Show Is Closely Watched

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum August 22, 2013 When the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration began its 11-day run in Shelbyville last night, it was evident it will be the ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A ‘Licker’ Goes To Court

The Chatanoogan, Monday, June 24, 2013 The shattered Tennessee Walking Horse industry will once again fall under the glower of the world’s horse advocates today when a known “Big ...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