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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 From: Kentucky.com By: Teesa Bippen Soring is illegal. Soring is the deliberate infliction of pain upon a horse’s front legs and hooves to achieve an exaggerated 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

Another GOP bill to waterdown the PAST Act

The PAST Act already has the majority needed in the House to pass and half of the Senate. A creation of a Senate bill by Republicans to back up ...Full Article

All the pretty horses: New horse abuse charged, but no new protections

From: Times Free Press How many times do we have to read stories about cruelty to show horses before we protest loudly enough to make it stop? And clearly ...Full Article