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Bill to End Horse “Soring” Draws Lobbying, War of Words

Open Secrets.org, Monica Vendituoli on July 29, 2013 A bill introduced in April to end the practice that gives Tennessee walking horses their distinctive gait brought the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) to the Capitol last week to give a presentation on horse “soring.” Anything with a name Full Article

Moran Calls on USDA to Deny Horse Slaughter Facility Permits

Office of Rep. Jim Moran Requests agency include slaughter ban in FY ’14 budget Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection ...Full Article