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HSUS Gets Another “D” Grade from Charity Watchdog

September 20, 2012 | HumaneWatch.org | HumaneWatch.org

The Humane Society of the United States has once again gotten a “D” grade from the American Institute of Philanthropy/CharityWatch, according to the group’s August Charity Rating Guide.

It’s Walk Time Charlie; I’m Copperfield takes reserve

September 2, 2012 | John I. Carney | Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Walk Time Charlie, Chad Baucom up, won the Tennessee Walking Horse World Grand Championship after midnight this morning to conclude the 74th Annual Celebration. The entry is owned by Holland, Kilgore & Callicutt of Decatur, Ala., Seagrove, N.C., and Shelbyville.

Walk Time Charlie wins top walking horse prize

September 2, 2012 | Chip Cirillo | The Tennessean

After two runner-up showings earlier in his career, Chad Baucom finally found a winning horse in the big stake. The 45-year-old trainer from Monroe, N.C., won his first big stake aboard Walk Time Charlie at the 74th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration on Saturday night.

Humane Society in business for itself, not to help horses

August 30, 2012 | Frank Eichler | The Tennessean

The Humane Society of the United States is blowing into Tennessee to claim it is here to protect horses, but Tennesseans beware: This group is here to cause a ruckus and generate sensational headlines.

Scar rule: It’s all about interpretation

August 29, 2012 | Mitchell Petty | Shelbyville Times-Gazette

If you think a pastern is where horses graze, you probably don’t quite understand the “scar rule” portion of the Horse Protection Act.

Fighting back: Some USDA inspectors unfair, say industry reps

August 29, 2012 | Sadie Fowler | Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Celebration officials have gone on the offensive this week as they claim some U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are inspecting horses unfairly at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

Walking horse industry, USDA standoff intensifies

August 29, 2012 | Heidi Hall | The Tennessean

Mikayla Dent doubled over in sobs, her tears making little splashes in the dust while her parents pleaded with inspectors to take another look at the family’s only Tennessee Walking Horse.

Celebration bans trainer over soring

August 27, 2012 | Associated Press | The Tennessean

A Tennessee man who pleaded guilty to horse soring has been banned for life from the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

Tennessee Walking Horse industry goes on the offensive

August 27, 2012 | Heidi Hall | The Tennessean

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry is going on the offensive this week after disputes with federal inspectors at the Celebration, the industry’s premier event.

Governor visits Celebration Sunday night

August 26, 2012 | T-G Staff Report | Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Gov. Bill Haslam visited the Celebration on Sunday night and was honored at center ring.