The White House Office of Management and Budget is reviewing a proposed rule by the United States Department of Agriculture to amend the Horse Protection Act in a bid to eliminate horse soring, according to The Walking Horse Report.
While the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act awaits a vote in the United States House of Representatives, members of Congress have approved an amendment to an appropriations bill that aims to enforce the Horse Protection Act.
Anti-soring bills in both the U.S. Senate and House have attracted a large number of co-sponsors, which is a serious threat to the folks who thought it was safe to go back to letting the walking horse industry regulate itself.
Farriery requires knowledge and skills to provide proper equine hoof care. In this series, sponsored by VICTORY, American Farriers Journal visits Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo. In this edition, Chris Gregory discussed his journey to becoming an educator, his focus in teaching farrier students and the state of farrier education.
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