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The Big Lick

Horse soring exposed – details of the HSUS investigation.

Many of our readers were outraged by the soring tactics recently found at horse stables. This article is a follow-up piece to that one, detailing the offenses. The more information we have, the better armed we are against those who would defend “The Big Lick”. ~ HfH From: Humane Society’s Blog – A Humane Nation By: Wayne Pacelle Horse ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Big Lick’ Money

There are other ways to bring in donations for children’s health care than through a show of horse torture. Any charity that takes donations from this group really needs ...Full Article

Walking horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted

From: The Tennessean By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation ...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

Tennessee Walking Horse ‘Dutch’ saved from slaughter

How ridiculous to say that HSUS would make a false claim about a Tennessee Walking Horse! Dutch is the perfect spokes-animal – his suffering is why the PAST Act ...Full Article

Congress should work together to prohibit abuse of show horses

Rep. Whitfield is still fighting to get the PAST Act through Congress. May his colleagues read this and join in on supporting HR 1518. ~ HfH From: The Hill ...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

Stopping horse torture

There is still time to contact your representatives. In two more weeks, its going to get much tougher. If you have not done so, please look up your federal ...Full Article

300 U.S. Representatives cosponsor Horse Soring Legislation

From: Humane Society Press Release WASHINGTON (July 10, 2014) —A federal bill to protect Tennessee walking horses from the cruel practice known as “soring” reached a congressional milestone by ...Full Article
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