CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 04, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Federal regulations imposed to protect Tennessee walking horses at festival.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Shelbyville, Tennessee) Walking horses developed for smooth riding across plantations. [Owner Bert WINSETT - doesn't think walking horses artificial; says horses dependable as show horses, pleasure horses.] Congress banned practice of rubbing hot mustard on horse's legs to get him to step high. [Trainer Glenn ADAMS - says abuses greatly curtailed.] [Unidentified TRAINER - says good trainer can create good walking horse with leg chains.] Judges inspect horses for scar tissue, blood.
REPORTER: Foster Davis
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.