Walking Horse Celebration Show Inspectors Ready

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Federal Horse Protection Act (HPA) compliance inspectors will be out in force during this year's Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, said Rachel Cezar, DVM, coordinator for the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's Horse Protection Program. The Horse Protection Act forbids soring, the deliberate injury to a horse's legs to achieve an exaggerated "big lick" gait.

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