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Tennessee Walking Horse

Walking horse group successful with flat-shod rules

For any nay sayers who thought the Tennessee Walking Horse as a breed would be destroyed if they were not allowed to torture their feet – you are wrong! Shows that display the wonderful natural gait of the Tennessee Walking horse without soring are doing quite well. Now, lets get the PAST Act approved and do away with horse ...Full Article

Video – Public Joins ‘Big Lick’ Fight

Throughout the United States, Americans no longer want to go to events where horses are systematically tortured. As Roy Exum points out, fewer and fewer cities and states will ...Full Article

Bring that circus protest to help Tennessee Walkers

If Barnum and Bailey have come to their senses, maybe there is hope that lovers of the Tennessee Walking Horse who still enjoy the Big Lick can come to ...Full Article

North Carolina State Fair Drops Walking Horse Classes

If more events would do what the North Carolina State Fair has done, the torturous practice of horse soring could become a thing of the past. The gait of ...Full Article

America’s walking horses in a race against time

Keith Dane, Vice President, Equine Protection, is spreading the word about this article by veterinarian Ron DeHaven. Dr. DeHaven’s plea to Congress to approve the PAST Act and end ...Full Article

The Celebration & the Future of the Tennessee Walking Horse

This was shared by Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the US. The author is correct – it is indeed arrogant bull headed ...Full Article

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 ...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
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