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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 Senate primary, Mitch McConnell delighted in Matt Bevin’s defense of Kentucky’s cockfighting industry but at the same time was holding a dirty little animal torturing secret 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

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

Highland Township woman works to eradicate horse abuse

From: The Oakland Press By: Sharon Greene The abuse and suffering of the Tennessee Walking Horses in “performance training” barns continues and has now been well-documented in the media. ...Full Article