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Tennessee Walking Horse

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 their senses and still have horse shows. There are ways to train horses, without acids – without torturous chains – without the pain, to do different 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

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