Soring Controversy Delays Walking Horse Show

News Channel 5 in Nashville, Tenn., reported on Saturday (Aug. 26) the postponement of the 68th annual Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration due to a soring controversy. The trainers' association suspended the celebration after federal inspectors reported "30 'non-compliances' to horses and handlers." Soring is a painful, illegal practice that has been used to enhance horses' gaits.

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