Horse Protection Act


Overview: Horse Protection Act

USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

Provides a synopsis of the Horse Protection Act. Information also provided about the use of thermography in horse protection, program reports, foreign substance penalty protocols, and updates from USDA, APHIS Animal Care.

Horse Protection Act (15 USC, 1821-1831)

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The HPA prohibits horses subjected to a process called soring from participating in exhibitions, sales, shows, or auctions.

Horse Protection Regulations

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Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9, Chapter 1, Parts 11 and 12.

Tech Note: APHIS Form 7060 Horse Protection Act. (PDF | 102KB)

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Questions and Answers: APHIS Form 7060 Horse Protection Act

Tech Note: HPA: Questions and Answers about Iris Scan Technology. (PDF | 101KB)

USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

USDA Horse Protection Program utilizing iris scan technology for equine identification.