Walking Horse groups could face USDA sanctions

Horse soring image from The Hoof Blog

Well, here's a another hot mess, and horses are suffering cruelly year after year -- decade after decade -- for it. If you think horse racing has problems, the industry that "sores" and competes Tennessee Walking Horses is loathsome and mafioso-like in its operations. The Horse Protection Act was passed by Congress in 1970 but… Continue reading Walking Horse groups could face USDA sanctions

Horse Industry organizations position on slaughter (US)

By RAY PAULICK Cross posted from http://www.paulickreport.com (UPDATED OCT. 10 TO REFLECT NEW POLICY FROM MAGNA ENTERTAINMENT) When the Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives held a markup hearing on Sept. 17 to discuss H.B. 6598, the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008 that would ban slaughter and criminalize the transportation of… Continue reading Horse Industry organizations position on slaughter (US)