WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09), will hold a press conference on Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the Horse Protection Act Amendments of 2012, legislation they are co-sponsoring. The Amendment will make changes to the Horse Protection Act of 1970, to provide additional protections to prohibit the soring of horses, an abusive practice used by some horse trainers in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.
Details of the Press Conference with Rep. Whitfield and Rep. Cohen:                                  
WHO: Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01), Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09)
WHAT: Press Conference to Discuss Amendments to Strengthen the Horse Protection Act
WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building 2218
WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2012
TIME: 2:00 p.m.                                  
Please RSVP to Corry Schiermeyer at corry.schiermeyer@mail.house.gov.