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

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 SB 139

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 SB 139

Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture set to hear SB 139 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 SB 139 March 8 at 9 am