Horse-drawn carriages a thing of the past protestors say

By Bob Tymczyszyn | Standard Photojournalist | Sun., July 4, 2021 The ST. CATHERINES STANDARD (CANADA—NIAGARA REGION ) reports: If Elizabeth Sigrun had her way, the sound of carriages in Niagara-on-the-Lake would be as quiet as driving an electric car. Sigrun and about 25 fellow animal rights activists were in Niagara Falls and the Old… Continue reading Horse-drawn carriages a thing of the past protestors say

Jann Arden among those protesting live export of horses from Canada to Japan for slaughter

Blobal News Image. Horses await live ship to Japan to be slaughtered for gourmet meals.

Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Jann Arden brought star power to a protest at the Calgary International Airport on Tuesday, drawing attention to the export of draft horses to Asia for slaughter as a shipment prepared to depart. Arden called the practice heartbreaking and gut-wrenching, saying the export of live animals has to stop across the board. “We can… Continue reading Jann Arden among those protesting live export of horses from Canada to Japan for slaughter

Protest Mitch McConnell and the “Big Lick”, Fri., Sept. 4th, in Shelbyville

US Sen. Mitch McConnell.

CLANT SEAY invites everyone who can to protest in person with him Friday, Sept. 4th, at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and the visiting Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Seay writes: U. S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) has perpetuated “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty. Since 1988, “Big Lick” Multi-Millionaires have paid… Continue reading Protest Mitch McConnell and the “Big Lick”, Fri., Sept. 4th, in Shelbyville

Protest the 2020 Tennessee Walking National Celebration August 27

2018 CCBLAC Protest at the Shelbyville, Tenneesee "National Celebration" featuring horse soring, or "Big LIck" animal cruelty. ©Clant Seay.

We ask everyone who can to please join the protest of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration event which begins Thursday, August 27, 2020, in Shelbyville, Tennessee, either in person, or via social media. Here is the Facebook Event Page for the Protest. Clant Seay who organizes and stages the protest every year states: We… Continue reading Protest the 2020 Tennessee Walking National Celebration August 27

NZ: Citizens taking their opposition to racing Govt bailout to the streets

Jordan Speith the racehorse. New Zealand. Golf Digest Image.

Press Release. Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses. New Zealand 15th July 2020 Citizens against the New Zealand government's racing industry bailout will take their message to the streets this Saturday. "We will have teams in Wellington and Whanganui taking a stand against the governments $72.5 million bailout to prop up animal cruelty and gambling"… Continue reading NZ: Citizens taking their opposition to racing Govt bailout to the streets

Tuesday’s Horse

Fund for Horses signature horse. ©Bob Langrish.

We hardly know what to say. What can be said? We are all in new territory aren't we? Global pandemic. Black Lives Matter. Why wouldn't everybody's attention be focused on these life altering events. Unless we have news that we feel you need and want to know, which is becoming increasingly hard to gauge, we… Continue reading Tuesday’s Horse

Protest the cruel abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses in Columbia, TN

Walking Horse Big Lick. Google image.

CLANT SEAY | CITIZENS CAMPAIGN AGAINST "BIG LICK" ANIMAL CRUELTY (May 27, 2020) — The “Big Lick" has gotten the green light to hold the Columbia “Big Lick” Spring Jubilee Horse Show. It starts next week, and runs for three days — June 4, 5 and 6 — Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Citizens will peacefully… Continue reading Protest the cruel abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses in Columbia, TN

Silence encourages the tormentor

Three horses looking straight ahead. Photographer unknown.

We came across the following quotes from Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elie Wiesel. It has galvanized all of us here to be even better advocates for our horses. This is our pledge — to give our horses larger, stronger voices, and never hesitate or fail to speak up no matter how hopeless things look, or… Continue reading Silence encourages the tormentor

Boycott betting on Santa Anita races — Twitter campaign

The legal market handle on horse racing in the United States in 2018 was $11.26 billion while experts predict the illegal sports betting market could be anywhere from $80 billion to $150 billion annually. On horse racing alone. Let's see if we can put a bit of a dent in Santa Anita's handle (we'll talk… Continue reading Boycott betting on Santa Anita races — Twitter campaign

Meat Out for Mustangs: Week 1

Wild Horses. Unattributed Image. Photographer Unknown.

MEAT OUT FOR MUSTANGS — We promised we would tell you what is behind our Meat Out for Mustangs campaign this May. Here we are a last! Know Your Enemy There is no doubt in my mind that public land cattle ranchers are historically the #1 enemy of federally protected wild horses and burros in the U.S.… Continue reading Meat Out for Mustangs: Week 1