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TWSHO Will Hold Press Conference

SHELBYVILLE, TN – TWSHO will hold a press conference to educate reporters on the most subjective part of the horse inspection process. A group of independent veterinarians and the President of SHOW HIO will also be present to illustrate how the “scar rule” is being improperly administered by the USDA to turn down sound and HPA compliant horses. They will examine two horses that were unfairly cited for the scar rule and disqualified. Please contact Jennifer Baker at for media credentials and parking passes.
WHAT:  Press conference on the scar rule, the most subjective part of the horse inspection process and an illustration using two horses as examples as to how the scar rule is being improperly used by the USDA to turn down sound and HPA compliant horses.
WHEN:  Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:15pm CT
WHERE:  Celebration Grounds
 Calsonic Arena
 721 Whitthorne Street
 Shelbyville, Tennessee

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