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soring

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 horse’s legs or hooves in order to force the horse to perform an artificial, exaggerated gait. Caustic chemicals—blistering agents like mustard oil, diesel fuel, and kerosene—are 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

HSUS Sponsors Walking Horse Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Humane Society of the United States Sponsors Tennessee Walking Horse World Versatility Show (July 25, 2013)—As part of its efforts to end the abuse of ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Jackie the Jerk’ Is Done

The Chattanoogan. July 11. 2013, Roy Exum Jackie McConnell, the notorious horse trainer who was videoed abusing and beating defenseless horses in a now-famous undercover tape, pleaded guilty to ...Full Article

Jackie McConnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 9, 2013. HSUS Former Hall of Fame Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two associates have entered guilty pleas to charges of abusing horses in violation of ...Full Article