Tag: "Soring"

Anti-soring bill stalls in Congress
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Anti-soring bill stalls in Congress

Objection by at least one Republican lawmaker leaves popular bill in limbo.

Thermographic image showing excessive warmth (seen as red and orange colors), which may be caused by inflammation from soring. The pattern seen is consistent with soring using a chemical agent.
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Congress urged to push through widely supported anti-soring bill

Leaders should be scrambling to get the job done, says HSUS boss.

Roy Exum
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Tennessee lawmakers under fire from soring critic

Refusal to back PAST Act condemned by Roy Exum.

219 violations of Horse Protection Act found at walking horse show
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219 violations of Horse Protection Act found at walking horse show

Feds release results from Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

Weights and chains on a walking horse's legs.
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Close loopholes over soring suspensions, says HSUS

Horse ownership being transferred to thwart intent of the penalty, says American charity.

Time for Congress to vote on anti-soring bill, says lawmaker
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Time for Congress to vote on anti-soring bill, says lawmaker

Support for PAST Act is astounding, says Rep. Ed Whitfield.

Some auctions breaking law by selling sored horses - HSUS
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Some auctions breaking law by selling sored horses – HSUS

Society seeks clampdown by the US Department of Agriculture.

Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill
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Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

“Few bills in Congress ever achieve this level of support” – American Horse Council.

Anti-soring bill now has 300 co-sponsors in US House
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Anti-soring bill now has 300 co-sponsors in US House

Bill has more bipartisan support than nearly any other bill in Congress.

Opponents of anti-soring bill "blowing smoke" - Pacelle
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Opponents of anti-soring bill “blowing smoke” – Pacelle

PAST Act reaches a new threshold of Congressional support.

Could popular anti-soring bill founder?
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Could popular anti-soring bill founder?

Campaigners decry “desperate” push against PAST Act by a handful of lawmakers.

Thermographic image showing excessive warmth (seen as red and orange colors), which may be caused by inflammation from soring. The pattern seen is consistent with soring using a chemical agent.
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Alternative bill is no answer to soring issues – HSUS

HSUS boss describes bill as a prescription for continued horse abuse.

Weights and chains on a walking horse's legs.
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National TV ad campaign seeks backing for anti-soring bill

HSUS backs TV campaign to get backing for PAST Act.

Key vet bodies oppose alternative anti-soring bill
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Key vet bodies oppose alternative anti-soring bill

“Big Lick” supporters said to have circled the wagons to defend the status quo.

Weights and chains on a walking horse's legs.
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Anti-soring campaigners condemn alternative bill

New bill would erode protection of walking horses, say critics.

Mike Markarian
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Walking horse bill a “get-out-of-jail-free card” – advocate

New bill fails to address key problems – Mark Markarian.

Federal appeals court asked to uphold anti-soring regulations
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Federal appeals court asked to uphold anti-soring regulations

Humane Society of the United States flags support for anti-soring regulations.

Elvis Presley and his favourite horse, Rising Sun.
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Priscilla Presley seeks return of walking horse trophy

Presley wants return of trophy given 30 years ago.

Group reaffirms opposition to anti-soring bill
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Group reaffirms opposition to anti-soring bill

Performance Show Horse Association argues bill has several inherent problems.

Thermographic image showing excessive warmth (seen as red and orange colors), which may be caused by inflammation from soring. The pattern seen is consistent with soring using a chemical agent.
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Walking horse trainer faces state charges of horse cruelty

Larry Wheelon indicted by a grand jury over alleged horse ill-treatment.

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