Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act
Horse Soring is pain-inducing techniques used to exaggerate the "Big Lick" high-stepping gait of Tennessee Walking horses. In addition to the use of heavy weights and stacks, caustic agents commonly used on the horses' limbs include mustard oil, diesel fuel and kerosene. This intentional torture is all done for the sake of winning at competitive horse shows.
The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, will amend the Horse Protection Act to end the industry’s failed system of self-policing, ban the use of devices implicated in the practice of soring, strengthen penalties, and make other reforms needed to finally end this torture.
Help put an end to the barbaric practice of horse soring once and for all. Contact your members of Congress and urge them to cosponsor the PAST Act.
+ CURRENT COSPONSORS OF THE PAST ACT
The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 24, 2021. To date, 48 U.S. Senators support the measure. Bill number will be available soon, but there is no reason to delay reaching out to your U.S. Representative and two U.S. Senators. Please urge them all to support the PAST Act!
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