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  • Take Action: Stop Abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses

    The practice of soring – deliberately causing pain to exaggerate the leg motion of a horse’s gait to gain an unfair advantage in show rings – has been able to illegally continue for too long. Soring incorporates abusive techniques like soaking horses’ legs in kerosene or grinding their hooves to expose sensitive tissues.
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  • Tell Congress to Protect Horses

    It’s long past time that soring – deliberately causing pain to exaggerate the leg motion of a horse’s gait to gain an unfair advantage in show rings – was ended. Unfortunately, this inhumane practice continues to be pervasive even though it has been illegal to sore horses being shown, exhibited, transported or sold for more than 40 years. Too many horses remain victims of soring, such as deliberately applying caustic substances like kerosene or applying stacks/pads and chains in ways designed to be painful to the horse. ...


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