Horse protection advocates meet with Congressman Wednesday on soring rule

WASHINGDON, DC (Mar. 26, 2017) — Early on Sunday evening, Clant Seay, founder of Citizens Campaign Against Big Lick Animal Cruelty (CCABLAC), released a short video in which he affirmed an event scheduled for Wednesday in Washington, DC and an appearance with a congressman. The group had previously scheduled the presentation of its petition containing… Continue reading Horse protection advocates meet with Congressman Wednesday on soring rule

Supporters of Kentucky SB 139 respond to their critics in Blood-Horse article

FRANKFORT, KY — Kentuckians please take action. In an article posted online by the Blood-Horse [1] it states: A Kentucky bill that would uniformly designate horses as livestock has been approved by both houses of the legislature and now awaits the signature of Gov. Matt Bevin. Once the legislation (SB 139) becomes law, it would provide… Continue reading Supporters of Kentucky SB 139 respond to their critics in Blood-Horse article

Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Committee Power

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) uses his influence to not only interfere with the success of pending horse protection legislation, but also existing laws and government agencies in charge of making sure horse welfare regulations are enforced. Two cruelty issues stand out that McConnell has perpetuated: horse slaughter and horse soring. McConnell has routinely been active… Continue reading Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Committee Power

Bill to protect Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses passes unanimously out of Senate Cmte

SOURCE: PRESS RELEASE Phoenix, AZ (March 8, 2016). . . . Wild horse advocates are cheering a unanimous vote this morning by the Arizona State Senate Committee on Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility in favor of HB 2340, a bill to protect the famed Salt River Wild Horses in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa.… Continue reading Bill to protect Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses passes unanimously out of Senate Cmte

A New Course for New York City’s Carriage Horses

Reported by Daniel Simmons / NYPress.com » Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week his team is working on a bill to reduce by over 80 percent the number of horse carriage operators in Central Park and move the stables at which horses are lodged to inside the park, a shift from previous efforts that… Continue reading A New Course for New York City’s Carriage Horses

Ayotte, Warner reintroduce legislation in Senate to prevent horse soring

• Cross-posted from the August Free Press » U.S. Sens. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Mark Warner (D-VA) today reintroduced legislation to protect horses from the abusive practice known as soring – in which show horse trainers apply blistering or burning agents, lacerations, sharp objects, or other substances or devices to a horse’s limb to intentionally… Continue reading Ayotte, Warner reintroduce legislation in Senate to prevent horse soring