Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) asks PSHA/TWHBEA President Rob “Purple Howard” Cornelius
“H.R. 1518 is a controversial topic within our organization,” says TWHBEA President Cornelius.
But 63% of the members of TWHBEA have voted YES in favor of HR 1518 removing the pads and chains to eliminate soring and the stigma of soring which has caused the economic ruin of TWHBEA.
TWHBEA faces a projected $250,000.00 loss for the next fiscal year. Selling the building on North Ellington Parkway is not an IF, rather its a WHEN.
While every horse breed in America is trying to tell TWHBEA “Come on Guys, enough is enough. You ain’t getting back in until you take off the pads and chains and let the Tennessee Walking Horse breed to once again have public acceptance”, like this:
CAROLINE EMERY UP ON AMAZING GRACE AT UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HOMECOMING
The HR Congressional Co-Sponsors now total 235, closing in on 240.
Informed sources report that BOTH Tennessee United States Senators – Lamar Alexander with his staff, and Bob Corker with his staff – watched every minute of the Congressional Hearings on HR 1518, took it all in, and early signs are they are not going to be the “Saviours” of the Big Lick.