Tennessee Walking Horse Torture

Number 26005
Subject Animal Abuse
Source ABC News
Year 2012
Publication Date May 16, 2012
Summary In a far-reaching investigation that spurred industry-wide change and calls for Congressional oversight, the ABC News investigative team exposed the ugly truth behind famed Tennessee Walking Horses: large numbers have been tortured and beaten in order to make them produce the high-stepping gait that wins championships (and significant cash prizes for their owners).
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Keywords Tennessee Walking Horses; animal abuse; championships; horse competitions
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