COUNTRY MUSIC SUPER STAR SAWYER BROWN JOINS THE LATE ELVIS AND PRISCILLA PRESLEY AGAINST THE SORE BIG LICK – ENDORSES HR 1518/S.1406, PREVENT ALL SORING TACTICS ACT

FRANKLIN, TN -Country music star  Sawyer Brown decided to walk THE  “Sound” WALK for the “Sound” Tennessee Walking Horse and endorsed passage today of HR 1518, Prevent All Soring Tactics Act.

“We would never want to see anyone harm animals, and we were not willing to see our horses being abused”.

“THE WALK”

SAWYER BROWN LETTER

SAWYER BROWN LETTER

Sawyer Brown joins the 63% “YES” of TWHBEA breed registry members who voted landslide in a Nation wide and International Poll for Passage of the  Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act which is the leading endorsement to date in favor of the legislation:

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Others endorsing the Act include:

Newspaper Editorial Boards

1. Chattanooga Times Free Press ““ HR 1518 POLL ““
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/oct/22/walking-horse-poll-pans-use-of-pads/

2. The Tennessean
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20131120/OPINION01/311200120/Lawmakers-silent-horse-bill

Public Opinion Poll in Key States with Largest Tennessee Walking Horse Activity
A poll conducted in December 2012 by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research found that  75%of Tennessee voters and 69% of Kentucky voters support federal legislation to strengthen the Horse Protection Act by ending the current, failed system of industry self-policing, banning the use of chains and stacks (devices implicated in the soring process) on horses at shows, and increasing penalties for violating the law.

Horse Organizations
1. American Horse Council
2. American Quarter Horse Association
3. American Morgan Horse Association
4. American Paint Horse Association
5. American Saddlebred Horse Association
6. Appaloosa Horse Club
7. Carolina Walkers, Inc. (South Carolina)
8. Delaware Equine Council
9. European Tennessee Walking Horse Association
10. Fenway Foundation for Friesian Horses
11. For The Tennessee Walking Horse
12. Friends of Sound Horses

Veterinary and Animal Health Organizations
All 50 States

Animal Protection Organizations
1. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
2. Animal Law Coalition
3. Animal Legal Defense Fund
4. Animal Welfare Institute
5. Dakin Humane Society (Massachusetts)
6. Equine Welfare Alliance
7. Homes for Horses Coalition
8. Horse Harbor Foundation (Washington State)
9. Humane Society Legislative Fund
10. Michigan Horse Welfare Coalition
11. Mississippi Horses
12. Nevins Farm & Equine Center, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
13. Oregon Horse Welfare Council
14. Second Chance Ranch (Washington State)
15. Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection
16. The Humane Society of the United States

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