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Horse Protection Act

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. If past competitions are any indication, that scrutiny is a good thing. With as many as 2,000 horses competing over 11 days, USDA inspectors will be Full Article

Bill to End Horse “Soring” Draws Lobbying, War of Words

Open Secrets.org, Monica Vendituoli on July 29, 2013 A bill introduced in April to end the practice that gives Tennessee walking horses their distinctive gait brought the American Veterinary Medical ...Full Article

House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by ...Full Article

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant ...Full Article