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

Kentucky bill reducing horses to livestock sent to Governor to sign into law

FRANKFORT, KY — Take action. Contact Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin saying you OPPOSE SB 139 becoming law. On March 15, 2017, SB 139, the Kentucky State Bill reducing horses to livestock — removing what precious few protections they have — was sent to the Governor's Office to sign into law. Kentucky already has an abysmal record when it comes to… Continue reading Kentucky bill reducing horses to livestock sent to Governor to sign into law

Uncommonly good comments on Kentucky bill SB139

In addition to the many excellent thoughts expressed on Tuesday's Horse here are uncommonly good comments that stood out to us concerning SB139 the bill reclassifying horses as livestock. “KEEP is just another pro-slaughter organization cloaked in the name of care and education by the racing community. Terribly disappointed they don't value their horses enough… Continue reading Uncommonly good comments on Kentucky bill SB139

SB139 passes the Kentucky State House Ag Committee 15-0-0

FRANKFORT, KY — Despite the news about the existence of SB139 going viral with people all across Kentucky contacting the State Legislature opposing the measure, this morning the bill passed out of the State Agricultural Committee unanimously with a vote count of 15-0-0. SB139 endangers what protections horses currently have in Kentucky against cruelty and… Continue reading SB139 passes the Kentucky State House Ag Committee 15-0-0

Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture set to hear SB139 March 8 at 9 am

FRANKFORT, KY — SB139 (the bill to reclassify horses as livestock)  will be heard by the Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture, Wednesday, March 8, just days after the Kentucky State Senate passed the measure and sent it to them for consideration. SB139 Wednesday, March 8, 9:00 am, Annex Room 129 HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE… Continue reading Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture set to hear SB139 March 8 at 9 am

So happy together — Supporters of Kentucky State bill SB139 reducing horses to livestock status

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER (KENTUCKY) — Here are quotes from the Paulick Report regarding Kentucky state bill SB139 from groups and individuals openly excited about the prospect of Kentucky horses being reduced to livestock status. There is an Action Alert for Kentuckians immediately following. From our experience many of them are pro horse slaughter. We… Continue reading So happy together — Supporters of Kentucky State bill SB139 reducing horses to livestock status