Interesting article from FOSH (Friends of the Sound Horse) regarding the violations among the people chosen to judge the 2008 Celebration. When big lick defenders say industry has cleaned up its act, it's not true!
Links to articles about soring. This is an ugly practice that many show horses are forced to endure. Get educated on this so you don't buy the wrong kind of horse.
Sandra van den Hof is one of the few breeders of Heritage Walking Horses in Europe. She is keen on promoting the breed all over Europe. Based in Belgium, Sandra promotes, imports, breeds, trains, and sells Heritage Walking Horses.
This website has the article "Why Soring Persists" that was published in Equus magazine.
Want to go on a journey through the interesting life of a Montana icon, Grace Larson? Grace has done some rather remarkable things in her lifetime and writes about some of her experiences in her books. Check out her website for more information.
FOSH maintains a database of people who have been caught violating the Horse Protection Act. Check it out and you decide for yourself if you want to spend your hard earned dollars supporting someone who makes a living by tormenting horses.
Here are some links to websites that might be useful. Click on the name to go to the websites.
This website is dedicated to the plain shod Walking Horse in Canada. Walking Horse News is a great magazine that has been in publication over 25 years. The series "From Foundations to the Future" is written by Franne Brandon of the Heritage Society.