September 17, 2009
Amid charges of bribery and horse abuse, the 71st Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration recorded the greatest number of Horse Protection Act (HPA) violations of any show in recent memory – and perhaps ever.
May 28, 2009
The HSUS thanks Minnesota lawmakers for their work to protect animals in the 2009 legislative session.
March 26, 2009
The HSUS applauds Sens. Landrieu and Ensign for reintroducing legislation that would stop Mexico and Canada from killing healthy American horses and prohibit the slaughter of horses in the United States.
March 3, 2009
Wayne Pacelle testified before a U.S. House committee in support of a bill to restore the ban on the commercial sale and slaughter of America's wild horses.
February 25, 2009
More than 100 Arizonans will meet with their lawmakers tomorrow at the state capitol to urge them to pass legislation to protect animals.
February 12, 2009
A bill to restore the ban on the commercial sale and slaughter of America's wild horses and burros was introduced today in the U.S. House.
February 6, 2009
Documents recently released by the United States Department Agriculture (USDA) contain shocking images of the extreme suffering of horses transported to U.S.-based slaughter plants.
January 15, 2009
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers has introduced legislation to stop Mexico and Canada from killing tens of thousands of healthy American horses.
January 13, 2009
Rescued horses across the country have gained a great ally through a special joint venture of The Humane Society of the United States and Parelli Natural Horsemanship.
January 6, 2009
The AAEP has issued a white paper condemning soring of Tennessee Walking Horses and calling for industry-wide changes to eliminate this practice.