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Dane: Action needed to end soring once and for al

From: Times Free Press By: Keith Dane, HSUS VP of Equine Protection Another Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has come and gone, but not without delivering some home truths to the “big lick” faction of the walking horse industry. Soring violations were rampant, with U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors disqualifying more than 40 percent of Full Article

Rampant abuse decimating Walking Horse breed

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, is preventing the PAST Act legislation from moving forward! Contact his office as Speakers of the House by clicking here. Mr. Boehner’s Congressional ...Full Article

Equine Industry Leaders, Celebrities Urge Congress to Protect Walking Horses

As public support grows for the PAST Act, the practice of soring is becoming less tolerated. Click here to read our article on the record number of violations found ...Full Article

Time Running Out – How You Can Help the Anti-Soring Bill Get Passed

From: Horseback Magazine A Letter From Keith Dane, President of HSUS Dear Friends As most of you know, I’ve been working for decades (as have many of you) to ...Full Article

Walking horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted

From: The Tennessean By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse ‘Dutch’ saved from slaughter

How ridiculous to say that HSUS would make a false claim about a Tennessee Walking Horse! Dutch is the perfect spokes-animal – his suffering is why the PAST Act ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Whitfield releases document showing names on ethics complaint

From: The Jackson Sun By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – Rep. Ed Whitfield released a redacted document Tuesday showing how the complaint filed against him with the House Ethics ...Full Article

Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct

It is no surprise that The Big Lick crowd would not be pulling any punches in their push to stop the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. The timing of ...Full Article

Whitfield exploring discharge petition on PAST Act

The discharge petition is to get the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act voted on before the Congress recesses for the summer. Rep. Whitfield needs 218 signatures to get ...Full Article
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