April 27, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the USDA and Justice Department for Obtaining Horse Soring Abuse Indictment under the Federal Horse Protection Act
The HSUS applauds the USDA's Office of Inspector General, the U.S. Justice Department, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Knoxville, Tenn., for obtaining an indictment against three individuals charged with conspiring to violate the federal Horse Protection Act.
October 28, 2010
The USDA’s law enforcement arm has released a report agreeing with The HSUS's call for greater protection for Tennessee walking horses. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service promises to step up.
September 23, 2010
With the World Equestrian Games kicking off in Kentucky this weekend, HSUS staff will be on hand to advocate for and educate visitors on humane horse treatment and training.
August 4, 2010
The HSUS, ASPCA, American Horse Protection Association, Friends of Sound Horses and former U.S. Sen. Tydings filed a petition with USDA seeking new regulations to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act.
April 13, 2010
National equestrian champions Elissa Dauberman and her horse, Craving Blue, have set an example in the equine world with a natural and humane training approach.
February 18, 2010
Kentucky citizens are meeting with state legislators and rallying at the Capitol Rotunda in support of stronger animal cruelty and cockfighting laws.
January 13, 2010
The HSUS is leading the fight to pass federal legislation and put an end to horse slaughter, a brutal practice that is killing America's horses for human consumption overseas.
January 6, 2010
The Director of Equine Protection for The HSUS weighs in on the practice of soring and its widespread use.
November 25, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States and the Cannon County Sheriff's Department joined forces to rescue 84 horses from a property in Tennessee.
November 24, 2009
The HSUS released a statement regarding the recent endorsement of a national welfare code of practice for the horse industry. Drafted by the American Horse Council and endorsed by several major horse industry groups, the welfare code offers generic guidelines for responsible breeding, training and care of horses.