Definition of Horse Protection Act

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Horse Protection Act

The term 'Horse Protection Act ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' P.L. 91-540 (December 9,1970), as amended, makes it a crime to exhibit, or transport for the purpose of exhibiting, any 'sored' horse, which is one whose feet have been injured deliberately to accentuate the animalís gait. APHIS enforces the law, which covers all breeds, although Tennessee Walking Horses are the most frequent subjects of this procedure'.

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