Horse celebration appears doomed

Roy Exum: Horse Celebration Appears Doomed

Posted: 4:51 am, August 1, 2013 by jfinch

The Chattanoogan, August 1, 2013, Roy Exum

sored horseThe 75th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is scheduled to begin three weeks from tonight in Shelbyville and it is looking like a ticket will be the worst buy since the Titanic set sail. The eleven-day event is sponsored by the “Dirty Lick” faction of Tennessee Walking Horse industry and the scurrilous group known for its abuse of animals suffered a severe blow in Texas yesterday when a U.S. District Court in Fort Worth upheld federal regulations to prevent the intentional “soring” of the magnificent animals.

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