USDA Proposes Tougher Walking Horse Soring Penalties

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has toughened regulations to stem persistent abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses by keeping trainers and owners who violate the rules out of shows and sales.

The Humane Society of the United States says the new two-year plan announced this month closes a loophole that's allowed some repeat abusers to continue showing and selling prized Walking Horses.

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