Photo by Humane Society of the United States - May. 17, 2012 - Frame captures from video from a Humane Society of the United States investigation show the measures taken to produce the exaggerated stride of Tennessee Walking Horses. In the video, horses are struck with clubs, shocked and have their hooves treated with chemicals and mechanical devices.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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To stop the soring of Tennessee walking horses, two congressmen from Tennessee and Kentucky today introduced legislation to end the use of chains, most pads and the industry's self-policing.