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Regions Bank out as walking horse celebration sponsor

While this may indeed be a “purely business” decision, let us hope that other corporate sponsors realize that the future does not lie with the faction that is for torturing horses to do the “Big Lick”. Hopefully a list of upcoming sponsors will be available soon. If that happens, we will glad give information on Full Article

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 ...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

Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture

From: Barefoot and Progressive By: David M. F. Schankula Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture despite Ed Whitfield’s bill to stop the practice In the ...Full Article

Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking ...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

Practice of ‘soring’ horses is strictly regulated, proven not harmful when done correctly

Be sure to comment on this opinion piece by clicking on the Continue Reading link. The writer needs to have how soring is extremely painful and harmful to horses ...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

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