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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 July 23. Long-time Tennessee walking horse trainer Larry Joe Wheelon, 69, Miracle Drive, Maryville, two stable workers and a farrier face charges of soring horses’ feet 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

Horse soring preliminary hearing transcript recovered

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The court recordings for Larry Joe Wheelon’s horse soring case have been recovered and the criminal proceedings against him will resume June ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horses Walk On Washington

Please share this post – on Facebook if you are on there or via email if you are not. Make everyone aware of the professionals and other supporters in ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Lamar Alexander’s Joke

Alexander’s bill no doubt springs from “dancing with those that brung you”. Shows you what kind of folks he is allied with. May the people of Tennessee not forget, ...Full Article

The “Big Lick”: Fancy Footwork, or Intentional Cruelty?

From: Wayne Pacelle’s Blog Today, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act reached a new threshold of Congressional support. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., became the 100th House Republican cosponsor ...Full Article