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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 the petition approved. With 70% of Congress willing to vote for the PAST Act, this should not be impossible. If you have not yet contacted your Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse event hires veterinarians

While we still must pass the PAST Act to stop all soring…this maybe a step in the right direction. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By: Heidi Hall A new, ...Full Article

Randy Hultgren Urged to Co-Sponsor Bill to Stop Horse Abuse

Why is there such a push right now to get the PAST Act passed? The reason is pretty clear when you realize that our Congress has barely passed any ...Full Article

Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

We need to get this passed. The end of July is fast approaching and Congress will recess… action needs to be taken now before the momentum is lost. ~ ...Full Article

Stopping horse torture

There is still time to contact your representatives. In two more weeks, its going to get much tougher. If you have not done so, please look up your federal ...Full Article

Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

The thought that horse slaughter could at all be introduced into the upcoming agricultural budget is appalling. We can thank Oklahoma GOPer Rep. Markwayne Mullin for introduce amendments to ...Full Article

300 U.S. Representatives cosponsor Horse Soring Legislation

From: Humane Society Press Release WASHINGTON (July 10, 2014) —A federal bill to protect Tennessee walking horses from the cruel practice known as “soring” reached a congressional milestone by ...Full Article

It’s Time For The PAST Act

The Big Money pro-Big Lick crowd keeps coming out with confusing legislation and misinformation to the media. The public needs to keep stepping up and publishing the truth. Its ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horse Vote ‘Inevitable’

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky), the primary sponsor of a broad bill that will greatly hamper those who abuse and torture Tennessee Walking Horses, ...Full Article

2014 American Horse Council Convention Wrap-Up

The horse industry has been struggling. The public’s support for the horse shows has taken a hit as pro-soring lobbyists work to keep torturing horses. The PAST Act needs ...Full Article