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Congress must end walking horse abuse

Opponents to anti-soring bills continue to sow the lie that no more Walking horses will be bred if they cannot be abused. Ending soring of the Tennessee Walking horse will save the breed not destroy them, as so aptly stated by Leighann McCollum. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean – Opinion Article By: Leighann McCollum Across Full Article

Attorney for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer responds to indictment

According to Wheelon’s attorney, those awful animal activists are unfairly accusing him of harming horses. All those horses suffering in pain that were found in the raid, some who ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall ...Full Article

Please sign this petition in support of the PAST Act, to end horse soring

There have been too many confusing stories in the news about soring. Its really simple… according to the Humane Society: “Soring involves the intentional infliction of pain to a ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would ...Full Article

Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse

From: Huffington Post By: Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — The cruel practice of “soring” championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands ...Full Article

Congress scrutinizes show-horse industry practice of ‘soring’

This articles goes into more details on what the anti-soring bill will do to those who insist on doing this despicable practice to Tennessee Walking Horses. I do not ...Full Article

Lawmakers Clash Over Championship Horse Abuse Bill

From: ABC News By: Megan Chuchmach and Shushannah Walshe The welfare of Tennessee Walking Horses, celebrated for their high-stepping gait known as the “big lick,” took center stage today ...Full Article

SAFE, King and PAST – three must-wins for horses

Keith Dane, VP of HSUS Equine Protection, sent a very important message we here at Habitat for Horses wish to share with you. From: Humane Society of the United ...Full Article