Spring Checkup

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by Martin Black   This time of year, when a person starts riding a horse that has been laid off for the winter—or at any other time—and may have prospered, it might be a good idea to check the horse mentally to see if horse and rider are on…

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Feds change horse regulations aimed at stopping soring

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Federal officials have made regulation changes aimed at stopping the practice of soring among Tennessee walking horses and similar breeds. The Tennessean ( ) reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced changes Friday to the Horse Protection Act. Soring occurs when a horse’s legs are intentionally…

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