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Soring Bill at Risk as Congressional Term Winds Down

Please urge your representative to move this forward – we need to stop soring NOW. Click here to find out how to contact them. From: Veterinary Practice News The PAST Act would amend the Horse Protection Act by making the actual act of soring illegal. Supporters of legislation that would stiffen penalties for soring sent Full Article

Members of Congress Tackle Horse ‘Torture’

From: ABC News By: Tom Giusto It was an unusual sight — show horses parading around the Capitol. But these Tennessee Walking horses came to bring attention to what ...Full Article

Knoxville woman travels to D.C. to support “PAST Act”

A pro-Big Lick supporter is the only person who has posted on the original article. Please click on the link below the article “Continue to Original Article” to go ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and ...Full Article

Wide bipartisan support for horse anti-soring bill

There is hope that this will be the year the horse soring will be made illegal. Keep up the communication with your representatives. Make sure they know you support ...Full Article

Toomey Co-Sponsors Measure to Protect Horses

From: YourErie.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wants to protect horses from inhumane treatment. Sen. Toomey has cosponsored a bipartisan bill – known as the Prevent ...Full Article

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of ...Full Article

LTE: Stop abusive practice of “soring”

We often publish articles on the horrible practice of horse soring. Not too often is there a description that will allow the reader to easily understand what is taking ...Full Article

Protect horses from painful practice

This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and ...Full Article

Congress must act to end cruelty to show horses

Priscilla Presley is a leader among celebrities for taking action against horse cruelty. She is known for owning rescue horses where they reside at Graceland. ~ HfH From: The ...Full Article