Tag: Horse Soring

Humane Society of the U.S. Sows Confusion and Scuttles Federal Legislation to Impose Felony Penalties for Horse Soring

News Provided By ANIMAL WELLNESS ACTION WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, December 21, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Malicious, intentional cruelty should be a felony offense. Wayne Pacelle: “That was a long-held rallying cry for a wide range of animal protection organizations, including the Humane Society of the United (HSUS), where […]

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Defendant in Horse Soring Case gets Probation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — One of four men who pleaded guilty to soring Tennessee walking horses will not face more jail time.

According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/MhiyXN ), John Mayes was sentenced Monday to the time he has already served and ordered to write an article about horse soring. Soring is a banned practice of using chemicals and chains to train horses to perform high-stepping gaits for shows and competitions.

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