Horse Protection Act Tag

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A 45-year-old federal law to prevent the abuse of horses soon might include tougher language to elminate soring, a controversial training tactic that involves inflicting pain to the lower limbs of show horses to illicit an exaggerated, high-stepping gait known as the big lick. The Prevent...

76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration

From: The Tennessean [caption id="attachment_31256" align="alignleft" width="300"] 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration[/caption]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...