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The Humane Society of the United States forms national horse racing advisory council

  WASHINGTON (HSUS) – After constructive discussion with other members of the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity on animal welfare issues and working with thoughtful and progressive leaders committed to elevating the welfare standards in horse racing, The Humane Society…

Almost All Big Lick Walking Horses Sored, Says Respected HSUS CEO Pacelle

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Today, the president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States wrote on his blog about disturbing results from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s lab testing on Tennessee walking horses at “Big Lick” competitions. You can read his…

Detailed Undercover Investigation Reveals Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse at Top Training Barn, with Big-Name, PreviouslyCited Trainers Continuing Their Illegal Conduct

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Horses Slated to Compete in the Upcoming Celebration Subjected to Alleged Soring Practices MURFREESBORO, TN – For the second time in four years, an undercover investigator with The Humane Society of the United States has documented trainers and grooms cruelly “soring”…

Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Animal welfare organizations support Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act WASHINGTON, D.C.— Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect…

Crescent City Event to Honor Horse, and a Little Bit More

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NEW ORLEANS, (HSHS) – The Equine Protection Department of the Humane Society of The United States is hosting an exciting inaugural event this year called Honoring the Horse and we’d love for you to be a part of this event.…

Slaughter Fight’s Duquette Continues to Appeal for Funds to Pay Lawyers

Calls Efforts “Pro Agriculture” Remember the ongoing legal battle to protect new American meat processing facilities from a Humane Society-backed lawsuit that would impose unreasonable environmental regulations aimed at preventing them from opening their doors?  There is an important new development in…