Horse-Welfare Group Posts Video from Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show

Horse-Welfare Group Posts Video from Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show

AFTER FEDERAL JUDGE UPHOLDS FIRST-AMENDMENT RIGHTS by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 2, 2017) — Although forbidden by Maury County, TN Sheriff Bucky Rowland last year, an animal-welfare group was able to film and post footage Thursday from the opening night of the Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show in Maury County Park. At last year’s event, Rowland, […]

Federal Judge Upholds First Amendment Rights of Horse-Welfare Group

Federal Judge Upholds First Amendment Rights of Horse-Welfare Group

“A SACRED RIGHT” by Sharon Rondeau (May 31, 2017) — On Monday, citizen journalist and horse-welfare activist Clant M. Seay posted a “Agreed Joint Stipulation and Order’ from a federal judge in Nashville, TN mandating that the First Amendment rights of Seay’s horse-welfare organization be upheld at the annual Columbia Spring Jubilee Horse Show, which […]

Horse-Protection Advocates to Meet with Congressman Wednesday

Horse-Protection Advocates to Meet with Congressman Wednesday

REPORT:  REP. TED YOHO TO REINTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO STOP “SORING” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 26, 2017) — Early on Sunday evening, Clant Seay, founder of Citizens Campaign Against Big Lick Animal Cruelty (CCABLAC), released a short video in which he affirmed an event scheduled for Wednesday in Washington, DC and an appearance with a congressman. […]

Hold the Presses!!!

Hold the Presses!!!

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP PUTS “THE KIBOSH” ON PUBLISHING THE FEDERAL REGULATION (RULE) TO ELIMINATE “BIG LICK” ANIMAL CRUELTY ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017 by BillyGoBoy, ©2017 (Jan. 21, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following post was published on Friday, January 20.] WASHINGTON, DC  –  Shortly after viewing the Inaugural Parade, and before going dancing […]

Will the USDA Issue a New Rule on Soring?

Will the USDA Issue a New Rule on Soring?

ACTIVIST PREDICTS ANNOUNCEMENT “IMMINENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 12, 2017) — Horse welfare activist BillyGoBoy is reporting on his blog that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is poised to announce a change in rules stemming from the 1970 Horse Protection Act which will “remove the ‘Pads and Chains’ from Tennessee Walking Horses, and […]

“National Celebration” CEO Responds to The Post & Email on Horse Soring

“National Celebration” CEO Responds to The Post & Email on Horse Soring

CLAIMS EVENT “VOLUNTARILY EXCEEDS” FEDERAL LAW’S INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 24, 2016) — On Saturday morning, The Post & Email received a response from “National Celebration” CEO Mike Inman to our inquiry of Thursday as to whether or not all horses participating in the event are inspected for signs of abuse, including “soring,” […]

Does Tennessee Really Oppose the Soring of Horses?

Does Tennessee Really Oppose the Soring of Horses?

STATE OFFICIAL SAYS “YES,” BUT PHOTOS MAY TELL A DIFFERENT STORY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 22, 2016) — On Thursday, The Post & Email contacted the National Celebration, an annual Tennessee Walking Horse show which takes place at the end of the summer, to ask whether or not inspectors are routinely on hand to determine […]

The Post & Email Contacts the Trump Transition Team about “Big Lick” Horse Cruelty

The Post & Email Contacts the Trump Transition Team about “Big Lick” Horse Cruelty

DOES “BUSINESS” OUTWEIGH SUFFERING? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 20, 2016) — On Tuesday morning at 9:09 AM EST, the following message was sent through the Trump transition team website, greatagain.gov: Good morning. I have contacted you before on the topic of government corruption to which my newspaper, The Post & Email, has been dedicated to […]

Do “Stacks” and Chains Equal a “Sound” Horse?

Do “Stacks” and Chains Equal a “Sound” Horse?

DECADES-OLD PRACTICE MAY PLACE “INDUSTRY” IN JEOPARDY by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 7, 2016) — On Sunday, The Post & Email published an article reporting on the use of “stacks” and chains on some Tennessee Walking Horses during competition, a practice begun in the 1940s which, although outlawed, continues today, particularly in the South. The Horse […]

Citizen Action Group Works to Abolish Cruelty to Tennessee Walking Horses

Citizen Action Group Works to Abolish Cruelty to Tennessee Walking Horses

DOES THE PUBLIC KNOW? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 4, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  Some readers will find the material in this article and its hyperlinks disturbing.] For the last 16 months, a group calling itself “CCABLAC,” which stands for Citizens Campaign Against “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty, has worked to publicize the abuse of some Tennessee […]