New “compromise” legislation in the US aims to end the horrific torture of soring horses. H&H speaks to welfare charities and organisations to find out all sides of the debate
Animal Wellness Action (AWA), other welfare organisations and key figures in the Tennessee walking horse industry, have agreed to “compromise” measures aimed at preventing the horrific practices used to achieve the unnatural “big lick” high-stepping gait.
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