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DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel and unnecessary practice. ~ HfH From: DVM News Magazine By: Julie Scheidegger American Veterinary Medical Association executive vice president testifies at congressional hearing for house bill. Full Article

Presley seeks to revoke walking horse contest trophy

Most Americans are unaware of what “soring” is. Perhaps if more celebrities, like Priscilla Presley, raised their voices then the Tennessee Walker would no longer suffer. ~ HfH From: ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A Horse Doctor’s Letter

According to Dr. Haffner, as long as there is the love of the Big Lick, there will be soring. It is time we appreciate the Tennessee Walker for its ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Decency Versus Depravity

Larry Wheelon chairing an ethics committee shows you the standards in the Walking Horse industry. Wheelon pleading not guilty then is no big surprise. Roy Exum, once again, takes ...Full Article

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 ...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