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Soring is the use of chemicals, pressure or devices to cause pain to the front feet and legs of ... During the late 1940s and early 1950s, when Tennessee Walking Horses enjoyed a surge of widespread ..... in 2012 McConnell pled guilty to 12 counts of animal cruelty and of violating the federal Horse Protection Act. Formal  ...


Many Tennessee walking horses, known for their distinctive gait and willing natures, ... these horses are subjected to extreme cruelty, all for the sake of a ribbon.


Sep 1, 2016 ... Late last year, The HSUS obtained still photographs and reports from USDA inspectors who examined horses trained by Larry Wheelon during ...

May 16, 2012 ... An HSUS undercover investigation into the walking horse industry finds rampant cruelty. Warning: Contains Graphic Footage.


Sep 3, 2016 ... The Humane Society of the United States released footage Thursday it says shows evidence of continued abuse to the Tennessee Walking ...


Oct 7, 2015 ... It is also the place where dozens of beautiful Tennessee Walking Horses are subjected to horrific abuse. Through a practice known as soring, ...


Target: U.S. Congress. Goal: Strengthen policies in the Horse Protection Act to end horrific and all-too-common abuse of Tennessee Walking horses.


Aug 25, 2015 ... New HSUS Investigation Exposes Soring, Abuse of Walking Horses at Top ... horrific abuse of Tennessee walking horses, with major trainers ...


May 16, 2012 ... Large numbers of the famed Tennessee Walking Horses have been ... by an investigator for the Humane Society documents the cruelty of one ...


May 17, 2012 ... Hidden-camera video finds alleged abuse of prize-winning horses.