Allegation of self policing is simply untrue. Why does Congressmen lie? Apply the law fairly and equally.
In addition to the affects mentioned in our prior post, the following will affect specifically the Tennessee Walking horse and Racking horse: All action devices, except for bell boots that meet the requirements (soft plastic or soft leather), are prohibited on any Tennessee Walking Horse or racking horse at any horse show, exhibition, sale, or […]
USDA concedes on some issues and makes changes
In other posts, we’ve discussed the Horse Protection Act and a couple of the accompanying Federal Regulations. Please keep in mind the the Horse Protection Act is a law passed by congress and can only be changed or amended by congress while Federal Regulations do not involve congress and are essentially mandatory requirements set forth […]
The scar rule applies to all horses born on or after October 1, 1975. Horses that do not meet the scar rule criteria are considered to be “sore”. That criteria is: (a) The anterior and anterior lateral surfaces of the fore pasterns must be free of bilateral granulomas, other bilateral pathological evidence of inflammation and […]
Each horse owner, exhibitor, trainer or person having custody of, or responsibility for, any horse at any horse show, horse exhibition or horse sale or auction shall allow a USDA representative to reasonably inspect such horse at all times reasonable and places as designated by the USDA representative. Inspections may be required of any horse […]