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Tennessee Walking Horse

Rampant abuse decimating Walking Horse breed

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, is preventing the PAST Act legislation from moving forward! Contact his office as Speakers of the House by clicking here. Mr. Boehner’s Congressional offices are at 1011 Longworth H.O.B. Washington, DC 20515, Phone: (202) 225-6205. Harry Reid, as the Senate Majority Leader, should also be told to get the Full Article

Changes coming to Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (Video)

From: WSMV By: Alanna Autler SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Tennessee tradition will see new changes this year prompted by allegations of abuse. Hundreds of horses will compete in ...Full Article

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. ...Full Article

Banned substances on sored horses undercut compliance claims

The members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee were convinced by the Big Lick crowd that horses walking around could accidently get banned substances on their lower legs. ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse event hires veterinarians

While we still must pass the PAST Act to stop all soring…this maybe a step in the right direction. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By: Heidi Hall A new, ...Full Article

Regions Bank out as walking horse celebration sponsor

While this may indeed be a “purely business” decision, let us hope that other corporate sponsors realize that the future does not lie with the faction that is for ...Full Article

Soring Bill at Risk as Congressional Term Winds Down

Please urge your representative to move this forward – we need to stop soring NOW. Click here to find out how to contact them. From: Veterinary Practice News The ...Full Article

Knoxville woman travels to D.C. to support “PAST Act”

A pro-Big Lick supporter is the only person who has posted on the original article. Please click on the link below the article “Continue to Original Article” to go ...Full Article

Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking ...Full Article

Highland Township woman works to eradicate horse abuse

From: The Oakland Press By: Sharon Greene The abuse and suffering of the Tennessee Walking Horses in “performance training” barns continues and has now been well-documented in the media. ...Full Article