From Roy Exum: The Tennessee Walking Horse industry, already in dire straits as blatant and persistent examples of animal cruelty, criminal misconduct and increased bickering between its organizations are quickly coming to light, drove what is being described as a “coffin nail” into an already badly-sored hoof Monday when its leading group – of all things – sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
@HoofcareJournal writes: Roy Exum, columnist for the Chattanoogan newspaer, has been covering the news about the Tennessee Walking Horse soring scandals with diligence and thoughtfulness.
Is he skeptical of the Walking Horse industry? Obviously. But the information he is bringing forward and the questions he askes are long overdue. I can't help but thing how different things might be if people like Roy were asking these questions 20 or 30 or even 40 years ago.
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