Marty Irby

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U.S. House Committee Advances Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter and Legislation to End Soring of Tennessee Walking Horses (6-24-2022)

Animal Wellness Action’s Lobbying for Increase in Horse Protection Act Funding Secures $4.1 Million in FY23 House Agriculture Appropriations Bill (6-15-2022)

The Animal Wellness Podcast: Monty Roberts Talks Belmont Stakes, Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, Rich Strike, and More (6-9-2022)

Late U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings’ Family and Animal Wellness Action Call for Revisions Needed to Enact PAST Act  (5-31-2022)

Horse Slaughter and Soring Debate Continue with Congressional Hearing on PAST and SAFE Acts (5-26-2022)

Congressional Hearing on Equine Protection Bills Set for Thursday May 26 (5-25-2022)

The Animal Wellness Podcast: Jockey Chris McCarron Talks Kentucky Derby and Horse Protection (4-30-2022)

McClain, Fitzpatrick, and Salazar Applauded by Veterans and Animal Groups for Introduction of Veterans for Mustangs Act (4-30-2022)

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit, Upholds Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (4-4-2022)

Animal Wellness Action’s Lobbying Secures Record $3 Million Funding for Enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (3-21-2022)

Animal Wellness Action Calls on New Horseracing Authority and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to Join Together and Implement the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act as Congress and Backers Intended (1-6-2022)

Animal Wellness Action Executive Director Marty Irby Named One of The Hill’s Top Lobbyists for 2021 (12-2-2021)

Animal Wellness Action, the Animal Wellness Foundation, and the Center for a Humane Economy Weigh in on Display of Tennessee Walking Horse on State Building (11-30-2021)

Center for a Humane Economy, Animal Wellness Action, The Cloud Foundation, and TMR Rescue Partner to Save 14 Burros (11-29-2021)

Animal Wellness Action’s Lobbying Yields Record Breaking Funding for Enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (10-21-2021)

Statement on Convicted Horse Abuser Jackie McConnell Returning to Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (9-7-2021)

Animal Passion Podcast Launches with Premier Episode on Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Featuring Leading Anti-Soring Advocate Marty Irby   (8-31-2021)

Animal Wellness Brands Continues Work with U.S. Horse Racing Industry to Improve Welfare Standards (8-18-2021)

Katherine Heigl and Animal Wellness Action Announce Rally to Stop the Roundup of Onaqui Herd in Utah (6-28-2021)

Federal Legislation Aimed at Ending Soring Reintroduced by Sens. Mike Crapo and Mark Warner (6-25-2021)

Monty Roberts Headlines Equine Collaborative Webinar Series to Help Fund Youth Scholarships (4-13-2021)

Equine Collaborative International, Animal Wellness Brands, Monty Roberts, and Others Team Up in Webinar Series for Scholarships (4-7-2021)

Animal Wellness Brands Applauds Appointment of Deb Haaland as U.S. Secretary of the Interior (3-29-2021)

Equine Collaborative International, Animal Wellness Brands, Monty Roberts, and Others Team Up in Webinar Series to Provide Scholarships for Young Equestrians  (3-24-2021)

Anti-Soring Leader Releases Series of Articles on the History of Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse, PAST Act, and State of USDA Regulations (3-19-2021)

Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision in Alleged Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Case (2-17-2021)

Neguse, Joyce, and Cohen Introduce Bill to Better Enforce the Horse Protection Act, Crackdown on Animal Cruelty (2-17-2021)

Horse Protection Groups Applaud Reintroduction of Horse Transportation Safety Act by Cohen, Titus, and Fitzpatrick (2-9-2021)

Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act to Ban Doping Signed Into Law (12-28-2020)

Animal Wellness Action Executive Director Marty Irby Named one of The Hill’s Top Lobbyists for 2020 (12-11-2020)

America’s Leading Equine Protection Groups Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Horse Protection Act (12-9-2020)