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Horse Soring

A Bundle of Nonsense From Bundy and Others

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

What kind of person calls himself a "patriot" while knowingly flouting the laws of the United States? We see this with a lot with people who want to harm animals. They wrap themselves in the flag, but ignore the principles that the flag symbolizes.

How to Help a Horse

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

This is why ending horse slaughter has been one of our strongest recent campaigns. While the practice is effectively banned in the United States, there's still more we can do to permanently ensure no horses are slaughtered here, or sent overseas for slaughter.

The Rule of Law, and the Criminal Enterprises of Cockfighting and Horse Soring

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

It's been illegal under federal law for more than 40 years to intentionally injure the hooves and legs of horses to cause them to exaggerate their gait during horse shows. It's called horse "soring," and it involves the infliction of torment upon horses as a way to get a leg up and win ribbons at competitive showing events.

Christina Wilkie

This Man Refuses To Be Intimidated By Threat After Testifying On Horse Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than 24 hours after testifying on Capitol Hill about the horrifying abuse of championship Tennessee Walking Horses, animal welfare ...

House Leaders Block Series of Animal Welfare Votes

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Look at the history of any social reform movement, and you'll see heroes who led the way. Yet the historical record is also peppered with pe...

David Lohr

Prominent Horse Trainer, Three Others Indicted For Allegedly 'Soring' Horses

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

A federal grand jury in Chattanooga, Tenn., has returned a 52-count indictment against a prominent Walking Horse trainer and three other individuals f...