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Banning Double-Deck Trailers For All Horses

Paramus Post, August 5, 2013,Mel Fabrikant Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act Of 2013   Bipartisan legislation would prohibit interstate transport of horses in double-decker trailers WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) have reintroduced the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2013, which would prohibit the interstate transportation of Full Article

Fireworks to blame for death of Milton horse

CBS Atlanta.com, By Greg Dingrando, July 15, 2013 MILTON, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - Fireworks are being blamed for the death of a horse in Milton, and one owner is pushing ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Jackie the Jerk’ Is Done

The Chattanoogan. July 11. 2013, Roy Exum Jackie McConnell, the notorious horse trainer who was videoed abusing and beating defenseless horses in a now-famous undercover tape, pleaded guilty to ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Plan Suit in Response to USDA Decision to Support the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption

(June 28, 2013)— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the green light for the grisly practice of horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. The agency approved an ...Full Article

House Appropriations Committee Votes to Block Horse Slaughter From Resuming on U.S. Soil

HSUS – June 13. 2013 WASHINGTON (June 13, 2013)—The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has voted to block funding for inspections at prospective horse slaughter plants, which if it survives ...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

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

After 60 dead horses found, investigators warn it could get much worse

620ETMJ.com – Wisconsin -Charles Benson, May 8, 2013 PLEASANT PRAIRIE – A horrific case of animal abuse gets worse. Sixty dead horses found on a farm and investigators fear there ...Full Article

Colorado sheriff opens wild horse investigation

The Gazette, Dave Phillips, May 8, 2013 After months of false starts, state authorities have opened a formal criminal investigation into Tom Davis, a southern Colorado wild horse buyer ...Full Article

Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. ...Full Article