The bill takes aim at the practice of "soring" horses to give them a prancing gait.
This is why ending horse slaughter has been one of our strongest recent campaigns. While the practice is effectively banned in the United States, there's still more we can do to permanently ensure no horses are slaughtered here, or sent overseas for slaughter.
Priscilla Presley is on a mission. Cruelty to animals is never acceptable. Never! Presley made an important stop in Washington, D.C. recently to lobby Congress to pass the 'Prevent All Soring Tactics' (PAST Act) that will strengthen enforcement of the 1970 Horse Protection Act.
Smith and his family are major donors to GOP lawmakers in Tennessee, including Blackburn, the chief opponent of the PAST