Marty Irby

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Prevent All Soring Tactics Act Quietly Supported by Queen Elizabeth II Passes House Committee Markup for the First Time in 10 Years (9-23-2022)

Statement on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, II (9-8-2022)

International Grand Championship “Maiden” Class Sees Record Breaking Prize Money and Entries for Sound Flat-Shod Tennessee Walking Horses (8-4-2022)

U.S. House Committee Kicks the Can Down the Road Again, Punts Any Possible Action on PAST and SAFE Acts to Fall (7-31-2022)

Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority Watchdog Site Launched by Animal Wellness Groups (7-7-2022)

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)