When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

MONDAY ROUND UP — “You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart”, says the famous song from one of America's classical musicals, “Damn Yankees”. It takes a lot of heart to continue fighting against the monstrous cruelties committed against horses. It takes a strong heart to deal with the roller coaster ride that… Continue reading When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

Let’s double up our efforts in Washington for our horses

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Join us in doubling up our support of two bills pending in the U.S. House of Representatives (1) against horse slaughter and (2) against horse soring. Double Up with Us. If you have been following us you know we have been very busy in State legislatures across the U.S. We are now working… Continue reading Let’s double up our efforts in Washington for our horses

Federal legislators plan bills to restore USDA’s animal welfare records including soring

WASHINGTON, DC – Oregon’s Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] (above left) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer  [D-3-OR] (above right) plan to introduce bills to require the U.S. Department of Agriculture to restore records of animal welfare inspections, removed last month, to its web page. The department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service database went dark shortly after the… Continue reading Federal legislators plan bills to restore USDA’s animal welfare records including soring