Monday, March 5, 2012

Prominent Equine Attorney Bing Bush, Jr. Named Good Will Ambassador to SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES

Prominent Equine Attorney Bing Bush, Jr. Named Good Will Ambassador to SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES
News Release | March 6, 2012

Bing Bush, Jr., one of the Thoroughbred industry’s most prominent and well respected equine attorneys, has been named a Good Will Ambassador to WFLF’s SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES, the nation’s voice for the protection of equines from cruelty. In accepting this prestigious position, Bing Bush, Jr. will be seeking to raise awareness as a voice from within the equine community.

"I have been involved with horses and also in the thoroughbred racing industry nearly all my life. I have likewise been involved with several organizations that provide homes for thoroughbreds after the end of their racing careers. Yet the film, SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES was a sobering wake up call to the need for all horsemen and horsewomen to do more to ensure that our beloved horses are protected. I urge the leaders in the Thoroughbred industry to set an example for the rest of the industry to actively get behind SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES, and support the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act." — Bing Bush Jr., equine attorney

“We are honored to welcome and recognize Bing Bush, Jr. for his passionate and invaluable support for SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES. As a Good Will Ambassador Bing’s voice will undoubtedly speak to the heart of the Thoroughbred industry and give strength to a more united effort in the protection of America's horses from gruesome slaughter,” said Katia Louise, President of WFLF’s Saving America’s Horses Initiative.

Bing Bush, Jr. was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, and from a very young age was an active participant in 4-H, Pony Club and Hunter and Jumper Shows. He subsequently broke yearlings at local Lexington horse farms; both galloped and trained racehorses; and has worked in numerous organizations in the equine industry. With offices both in Del Mar, California and also in Lexington, Kentucky, Bush, Jr. represents players in the equine world from consortiums of owners to jockeys, trainers, investors and others, both nationally and internationally.

SAVING AMERICA’S HORSES is a landmark documentary film that examines the arguments made by both the proponents and opponents of horse slaughter; bringing forth the un-whitewashed truth.The Saving America’s Horses Initiative is a consortium of equine professionals dedicated through education and leadership, to educate the public and raise awareness for responsible equine ownership and the protection of equines from cruelty. Learn more>>

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Saving America’s Horses is an educational film project under Wild for Life Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charity dedicated to saving, protecting and preserving equines. Donations are tax deductible.