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The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17441" align="alignleft" width="150"] Roy Exum, award-winning columnist[/caption] When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable by up to five years in prison, it seemed like...

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Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster's London headquarters to condemn advert that 'ramps-up' danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   [caption id="attachment_17705" align="alignleft" width="300"] Last year's Grand National favourite, Synchronised, died during the race despite changes being made to make Aintree's course safer. Photograph: Carl Recine/Action...

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The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. - April 6, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17693" align="alignleft" width="300"] Several states have placed restrictions on undercover investigations into cruelty. Photo HSUS[/caption] On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming punching and...