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post #32 of 122 Old 09-26-2009, 12:15 AM
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I might have misunderstood something.

Judges notice something. They ask rider to make another round around ring to see if it's soring or not?

That wouldn't make sense. It's pretty obvious when your horse is sored.

But alas, it's pretty awful the whole thing.
No, they poke and prod the horse's legs before it ever enters the ring. That is why you don't see it.


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Interseting.

Like I said... I never said soring was right! ;)

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post #34 of 122 Old 09-26-2009, 12:19 AM
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Interseting.

Like I said... I never said soring was right! ;)
No, but you seem to be defending the industry to the point of turning a blind eye.


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Blind eye, eh?

Nope. Afraid you are mistaken.

I don't like to admit it, I admit. But not ignoring it.

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post #36 of 122 Old 09-26-2009, 12:24 AM
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Where did you read that?

I've been to shows, mind you, and NEVER, repeat, NEVER seen/heard that.
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I might have misunderstood something.

Judges notice something. They ask rider to make another round around ring to see if it's soring or not?

That wouldn't make sense. It's pretty obvious when your horse is sored.

But alas, it's pretty awful the whole thing.
It is not always obvious, which is explained at 4:50 and on in the first video I posted. The term "stewarding" is explained at 5:25


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I dunno.

Pumping legs full of chemicals. Then wrapping them up tight in saran wrap and diesel fuel till they are burning hot. All so they are in too much pain to stand on, for more leg action?

I guess there is worse. I mean sure there is.


But there is never a time when soring isn't thought of as abusive in my book.

I don't know if I'd compare HYPP to soring beyond the fact that humans keep doing both. Breeding HYPP positive horses to make those gross halter horses or stuffed their TWH's legs full of embalming fluid so they burn and they move faster.

Really why compare? It all kinda sucks don't it?
It ALL does. No part in argueing about it I guess.

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post #38 of 122 Old 09-26-2009, 12:34 AM
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Blind eye, eh?

Nope. Afraid you are mistaken.

I don't like to admit it, I admit. But not ignoring it.
By saying it doesn't happen, you are ignoring it :)


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I'm confused.

What is soring? Is it a movement a horse makes? Or a chemical that they put in the horse to make it have 'flasher' strides?

Human toes are horses stress balls....


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I'm confused.

What is soring? Is it a movement a horse makes? Or a chemical that they put in the horse to make it have 'flasher' strides?
There are a ton of videos in this thread and information about what soring is right in the first post of this thread.
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