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AVMA Asks Congress To End Equine Abuse With PAST Act

Soring is the act of intentionally inflicting pain on a horse’s legs or hooves to make them perform in a high-stepping, artificial gait. The act of soring is most often seen in Tennessee Walking Horses that are show horses, though the inhumane act is also inflicted on other gaited breeds like spotted saddle horses and […]

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Humane Society: Soring Still Rampant In Tennessee Walking Horse Industry

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has long battled accusations of soring during their biggest events, and a recent blog by the Humane Society of the United States would suggest that federal oversight is not doing enough to discourage the practice. “Soring” is described by the AAEP as “the practice of inflicting pain to create an […]

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Anti-Soring Legislation Introduced In The House Of Representatives

On July 28, Representatives Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) re-introduced the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2015 (HR 3268) (PAST Act) in the House of Representatives. The PAST Act is supported by the American Horse Council (AHC) and almost all major national horse show organizations and many state and local horse organizations. […]

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