Take a stand with us on horse legislation pending right now in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Here is where The Horse Fund stands on horse legislation pending right now in the nation's capital. We invite you to please join us. THE 115th CONGRESS (2017-2018) • H.R. 113 — ENDORSE THE SAFE ACT — Outlawing the slaughter of U.S. horses at home and abroad. Committees: Referred to the Committee on Energy… Continue reading Take a stand with us on horse legislation pending right now in Washington

What does the election of Trump mean to America’s Horses

Updated 11:26 am by VIVIAN What does the it mean for America's horses that Donald Trump was elected President? What will change? What will not change? In order to get anything done in Washington DC, Americans first of all need to take their country back from corporate control or at least establish some sort of… Continue reading What does the election of Trump mean to America’s Horses

James Gagliano promotes horse racing bill that can put fox back in charge of the henhouse

Who is James Gagliano? Gagliano is the president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club, which is a member of the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity. Gagliano wrote an article for "The Hill", Washington D.C.'s influential blog entitled, "Restoring integrity to horse racing". Pretty much the only bit of information in Gagliano's composition that… Continue reading James Gagliano promotes horse racing bill that can put fox back in charge of the henhouse

Horse sorers gain 10 despicable friends in Congress

Cross-posted from The Tennessean by ROY EXUM The scurrilous crowd that is desperately trying to halt a national effort to eradicate horse abuse, or soring, of Tennessee Walking Horses has just gotten 10 despicable friends. Shockingly, the 10 are actual members of Congress and seven are from Tennessee, the epicenter of a depraved and sadistic… Continue reading Horse sorers gain 10 despicable friends in Congress

Roy Exum: Blackburn draws fury for supporting horse soring

Cross-posted from The Tennessean WRITTEN BY ROY EXUM Marsha Blackburn, a Republican member of Congress from Tennessee, became the subject of scathing fury over the weekend after a Huffington Post political columnist vilified the 61-year-old woman in a story entitled, “Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse.” The short answer is that… Continue reading Roy Exum: Blackburn draws fury for supporting horse soring

State politicians propose anti-horse slaughter bill in Albany

Cross-posted from The Saratogian by ANDREW CHAMPAGNE ALBANY — Fewer stories in horse racing have had higher highs and lower lows than that of Ferdinand. The 1986 Kentucky Derby winner banked more than $3.7 million in a stellar career and went to the breeding shed in 1988. However, the champion thoroughbred was slaughtered in Japan… Continue reading State politicians propose anti-horse slaughter bill in Albany