House Bill 1518 would expand the Horse Protection Act. Sponsored by Congressman Ed Whitfield of Tennessee it aims to crack down on the practice of horse soring. Dr. John Bennett with Equine Services testified on behalf of the Performance Show Horse Association. He says the bill is too far reaching. Dr.Ron DeHaven, CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association, disagrees. He testified that the current law does not go far enough.
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