Horses Need Protection

Soring inflicts unnecessary pain on horses.

Soring inflicts unnecessary pain on horses.

While horse soring has been illegal under the Horse Protection Act since 1970, the practice continues. Horse soring is used by owners and trainers of Tennessee walking horses to get the horses to walk in an unnatural manner. The soring is done by the application of blistering agents or by burning or lacerating the horses’ limbs.

HR 1518 and S 1406, known as the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act is before Congress,

Please contact your representatives and senators and ask them to support HR 1518 and S 1406, respectively.

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