Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Horse Protection Act of 1970 (HPA)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151; 9 CFR 12.10
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Disciplinary proceedings against any person charged with violation of the Act or regulations thereunder, concerning the soring of horses or the exhibition of sored horses. Penalties include civil penalties, notice of violation, and showing or exhibiting any horse, judging or managing any horse show, horse exhibition, or horse sale or auction for a period of one to five years.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Revocation/Suspension/Restriction of Existing Right or Privilege
Other Agency Enforcement Action (General)
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified