Tag: Soring

HSUS boss labels alternative walking-horse bill a sham

| 17 May 2015 10:00 am
HSUS boss labels alternative walking-horse bill a sham

Wayne Pacelle claims it would weaken protection for horses.

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Fresh push to get anti-soring bill through US Congress

| 30 April 2015 10:45 am | 4 Comments
Fresh push to get anti-soring bill through US Congress

Failure to get PAST Act enacted last year called a travesty.

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Record of self-policing in walking horse industry “atrocious” – HSUS boss

| 25 February 2015 3:18 pm | 0 Comments
Record of self-policing in walking horse industry “atrocious” – HSUS boss

“Industry has defied the law for more than four decades.”

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Humane Society to target soring, slaughter in 2015

| 4 January 2015 8:49 am | 1 Comment
Humane Society to target soring, slaughter in 2015

“Let’s get this stuff done in 2015,” says HSUS, with slaughter, soring in charity’s sights.

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Anti-soring bill stalls in Congress

| 13 December 2014 3:58 pm | 4 Comments
Anti-soring bill stalls in Congress

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

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Congress urged to push through widely supported anti-soring bill

| 6 December 2014 9:50 am | 1 Comment
Congress urged to push through widely supported anti-soring bill

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

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Tennessee lawmakers under fire from soring critic

| 8 November 2014 9:54 am | 4 Comments
Tennessee lawmakers under fire from soring critic

Refusal to back PAST Act condemned by Roy Exum.

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219 violations of Horse Protection Act found at walking horse show

| 11 September 2014 8:01 am | 2 Comments
219 violations of Horse Protection Act found at walking horse show

Feds release results from Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

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Close loopholes over soring suspensions, says HSUS

| 23 August 2014 7:38 am | 1 Comment
Close loopholes over soring suspensions, says HSUS

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

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

| 2 August 2014 9:08 am | 0 Comments
Time for Congress to vote on anti-soring bill, says lawmaker

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

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Some auctions breaking law by selling sored horses – HSUS

| 25 July 2014 11:31 am | 4 Comments
Some auctions breaking law by selling sored horses – HSUS

Society seeks clampdown by the US Department of Agriculture.

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Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

| 18 July 2014 7:41 pm | 7 Comments
Call for Congress to pass anti-soring bill

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

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

| 11 July 2014 9:35 am | 0 Comments
Anti-soring bill now has 300 co-sponsors in US House

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

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

| 15 May 2014 12:14 pm | 5 Comments
Opponents of anti-soring bill “blowing smoke” – Pacelle

PAST Act reaches a new threshold of Congressional support.

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Could popular anti-soring bill founder?

| 16 April 2014 9:51 am | 1 Comment
Could popular anti-soring bill founder?

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

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Alternative bill is no answer to soring issues – HSUS

| 3 April 2014 11:25 am | 0 Comments
Alternative bill is no answer to soring issues – HSUS

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

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National TV ad campaign seeks backing for anti-soring bill

| 18 March 2014 8:50 am | 0 Comments
National TV ad campaign seeks backing for anti-soring bill

HSUS backs TV campaign to get backing for PAST Act.

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Key vet bodies oppose alternative anti-soring bill

| 12 March 2014 10:45 am | 0 Comments
Key vet bodies oppose alternative anti-soring bill

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

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Anti-soring campaigners condemn alternative bill

| 8 March 2014 6:58 am | 2 Comments
Anti-soring campaigners condemn alternative bill

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

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

| 2 March 2014 9:03 am | 0 Comments
Walking horse bill a “get-out-of-jail-free card” – advocate

New bill fails to address key problems – Mark Markarian.

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