Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

JACKSON, Ky. (Source Article) —  Curtis Bostic is an attorney, a politician and — for a few weeks in 2016 — an accused horse thief. On a cold December day in the rugged hilltops of Breathitt County, Bostic was trying to rescue some horses he said had been abandoned and were malnourished. But he was arrested by a… Continue reading Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

Governor joins lawmakers in betraying Kentucky’s horses by tagging them as livestock

FRANKFORT, KY — On March 27, 2017, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed SB 139 into law. Previous to SB 139 becoming law, Kentucky horses were categorized as domestic animals and had the protections that go with it. Not that animal protection is a high priority in Kentucky. Kentucky is in the bottom five of the country in… Continue reading Governor joins lawmakers in betraying Kentucky’s horses by tagging them as livestock

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