Tag: Horse Tripping

Utah lawmakers back off horse-tripping ban

Apparently, a horse-tripping ban made Utah Farm Bureau V.P. of Public Policy, Sterling Brown, feel “jumpy.”  Below is a video of horse-tripping in Oregon. SOURCE:  ksl.com Lawmakers back off horse-tripping ban By Amy Joi O’Donoghue SALT LAKE CITY — A bill requiring equestrian venues to register an official […]

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Nevada Anti-Horse Tripping Bill May Get Second Chance

Thanks to the tireless efforts of lobbyist Beverlee McGrath, and Senators Mark Manendo and Allison Copening, there’s a good chance that Senator Copening’s bill to ban horse tripping, SB 364, could be resurrected in the next day or two. But the effort needs your help.

As you likely know, the current Nevada Legislative Session ends this Friday, June 3.

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Forked Tongue Horse Haters May Face Legal Woes Over Nevada Horse Tripping Bill

Breaking News: The Associated Press has reported that the dead Nevada Horse Tripping Bill, SB364, may gain new life after the release of a video graphically showing horse tripping occurring in Nevada only a few weeks ago.

“Seeing that horse flailing on its back. It just got to me,” said Sen. Allison Copening, D-Las Vegas, the bill’s sponsor. “This is not a sport. It is animal cruelty.”

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EWA Answers “United Horsemen” Anti-Rodeo Propaganda

The first reading of the horse tripping was held yesterday and went well. Several of our advocates have been working hard and I want to send a special thanks to Willis Lamm, Eric Mills, Carrol Abel, Beverly McGrath and especially to ASPCA for sponsoring the bill. My apologies if I missed anyone but I don’t have the names of everyone that has been working this. Our opponents are still trying to pull the HSUS rhetoric and did so at the meeting and were corrected. No doubt, they’ll continue to say HSUS is behind this and out to ban rodeos.

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