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Humane Society Offers Tip Line For Horse Abusers

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August 2012 - According to The Chattanoogan newspaper, "Days before the commencement of the 2012 Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, the Humane Society of the United States is launching a national tip line in English and Spanish "to help crack down on the illegal and cruel practice known as 'soring."

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Two Quarter Horses Euthanized After Racing

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August 2012 - According to New Mexico Watchdog.org, "There’s more bad and tragic news concerning quarter-horse racing in New Mexico. Two horses had to be euthanized after breaking down last Thursday (Aug. 16) while racing in Ruidoso – including the horse that actually won the race, Jess A Zoomin, who tested positive back in May for having a powerful painkilling drug in its system.

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Jim Shoemake Elected AHC Chairman

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July 2012 - Jim J. Shoemake, past President of the American Quarter Horse Association and senior partner in the St. Louis law firm of Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, L.L.C., was elected chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Horse Council (AHC) at the AHC’s annual meeting in Washington, DC on June 26. The AHC represents the horse industry before Congress and the federal regulatory agencies in Washington.

AQHA Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

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According to the AQHA Journal, "Ten honorees – five men and five horses – will join the 144 people and 89 horses already in the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame. The inductees will be honored at the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Convention in March 2013 in Houston.

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