Tag: "soring"

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.

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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Committee hears divergent views on anti-soring proposals

Views polarized as lawmakers hear submissions on anti-soring bill.

Weights and chains on a walking horse's legs.
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Survey reveals backing for anti-soring legislation

“Big Lick segment … will do or say anything to keep the pads and chains” – survey backer.

The YouTube video has been pulled offline.
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Video purporting to show evidence of soring pulled offline

Vet body posts footage online from feds, then pulls it at their request.

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 “has potential to end soring forever”

Former president of Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association backs Act.

Cruelty count against walking horse trainer dismissed
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Cruelty count against walking horse trainer dismissed

Count against Larry Wheelon dismissed after procedural error.

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