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States work to end soring of walking horses

We absolutely agree that enough is enough! Soring needs to end NOW. There is no excuse for this heinous torture of horses. ~ HfH From: The Oakland Press By: Sharon Greene It is pure evil, and there is no excuse for it; the practice of soring needs to stop. Several horse breeds, including Tennessee Walkers, Full Article

Horse soring bill faces ‘narrowing window’

Now more than ever, pressure needs to be kept up on your national level representatives to stop the horse torture called “soring”. The PAST Act and its Senate equivalent, ...Full Article

Walking-horse industry not ending abuse

We see violation after violation at Big Lick shows… yet nothing is done. Self regulation of the Walking Horse industry will only achieve more horses being abused. ~ HfH ...Full Article

Senate, House walking horse soring bills have a chance

Any bill that leaves the oversight in the hands of the soring industry is not one that will stop the torture of the Tennessee Walking Horse. The poor excuse ...Full Article

Dear Congress, Thanks For Stepping in to Protect Horses

Pressure must be maintained on our Congress to get the PAST Act enacted into law. For too long horses have had to endure painful “training” practices for our entertainment. ...Full Article

GOP-sponsored horse soring bill advances in Senate

Its good to see some members of the GOP actually backing the PAST Act. This is definitely an item that there is no reason for a party line division. ...Full Article

Houston Press: Feel Like Cracking Down on A-Holes Who Torture Show Horses?

From Houston Press Blogs By: Craig Malisow The Texas chapter of the Humane Society of the United States is joining in the push to pass federal legislation that would ...Full Article

U.S. Navy Veteran Rides Into Legislative Battle On Two Tennessee Walking Horses

Although the vast majority of Americans are against horse slaughter and horse abuse, most are still unaware of the importance of two pending laws that will go far to ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Alexander’s Atrocious Ploy

Roy Exum does not pull punches. As well he should not. The Republicans involved in attempting to derail the PAST Act need to be held accountable: Lamar Alexander, Mitch ...Full Article

A horse industry’s change of heart

Redemption is a theme that has gone out of favor in our culture. Yet, this is exactly what Dr. John C. Haffner, Marty Irby and Eric Gray are attempting ...Full Article