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Boycott Animal Cruelty At Panama City Beach (FL) "Big Lick" Horse Show

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As a child,  I fondly remember going to Panama City Beach, Florida for family vacations.   The sand was sugary white, and the water emerald green – so beautiful.


 One could never imagine that Big Lick Animal Cruelty would ever be welcome on the "World's Most Beautiful Beaches".    Yet, it will most certainly happen AGAIN this year,  unless people from all over America and the World,  unite and vigorously protest against it.

The Panama City Beach "Big Lick" Horse Show” will again feature "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty, at the Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach on April 27 -29, 2017.


Please send a clear message that the people of America and the World do not believe that Panama City Beach, Florida - one of America's favorite family vacation destinations - should host this cruel barbaric event.


MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University) Horse Science Professor Equine Vet Dr. John Haffner says the “Big Lick” “is a business built on the suffering and pain of horses.   The “Big Lick” is an exaggerated gait that Tennssee Walking horses,  wearing EIGHT POUND SHOES and wearing CHAINS,  perform in the show ring.  

According to native Tennessean Dr. John Haffner,  the “Big Lick” is a “pain induced gait”.


In 2016,   the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)  reported Four Threats of VIOLENCE against USDA Vet Horse Inspectors at the Panama City Beach “Big Lick” Horse Show:

*    4-21-16         Trainer hostile and abusive of VMO (USDA VET) in inspection area, Panama City, FL

*    4/21/16         Trainers and other unidentified individuals engaging in intimidating and aggressive behavior in and around inspection area; Panama City, FL

*   4/23/16   Trainer hostile and intimidating, Panama City, FL


The USDA Vets DISQUALIFIED 40% of the "Big Lick" Tennessee Walking Horses for allegedly being in violation of the Horse Protection Act.


Violation Of First Amendment Rights of CCABLAC Animal Welfare Advocates by Horse Show Manager

On April 21, 2016,  the Horse Show Manager threatened to have three CCABLAC animal welfare advocates arrested at the 2016 "Big Lick" Horse Show if they didn't leave.  They were handing out anti-soring literature.

This incident was promptly reported to the Panama City Beach Police department. 

This (DoDo) video – “Here’s What ‘Soring’ Does To Horses” (released on March 7, 2017) has now been viewed almost 12 MILLION times.   It tells the story of marvlous Tennessee Walking Horses being abused to perform the “Big Lick” gait. 

Many of the scenes in this video are from videos of “Big Lick” Horse Shows taken by CCABLAC (Citizens Campaign Against "Big Lick" Animal Cruelty) animal welfare advocates.

On April 27-29, 2017,   Panama City Beach will again become the Capitol of the “Big Lick” World.    By hosting this “Big Lick” Horse Show,   Panama City Beach will become the face of “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty

Please support the CCABLAC animal welfare advocates who will attend the Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show being held in the public Frank Brown Park   They will exercise their First Amendment rights which will include making videos and photos,  and putting them on the internet and social media for America and the World to see the “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty being perpetrated against Tennessee Walking Horses.

The unfortunate scene of violence on this video occurred at the 2016 Panama City “Big Lick” Horse Show held at the Frank Brown Park.  This scene must not repeat itself at the 2017 Panama City Beach Horse Show.

Please SIGN and urge the elected officials and leaders of Panama City Beach, Florida, and Bay County, Florida, to provide law enforcement protection for the CCABLAC animal welfare advocates.  They will exercise their First Amendment rights at the “Big Lick” Horse Show being held at the PCB owned Frank Brown Park on April 27, 28 and 29, 2017.

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 “WE, The People” -CCABLAC (Citizens Campaign Against “Big Lick” Animal Cruelty)  - “Speaking FOR ‘The Horses’ Who Cannot Speak For Themselves”

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