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Abused Walking Horse Recovering

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A Tennessee walking horse rescued from a slaughterhouse is being nursed back to health here in the midstate.

"Dutch" was sold and re-sold at several auctions before he was rescued by the humane society of the United States.

The Humane Society's state director says it is obvious Dutch suffered years of soring, a chemical process that causes walking horses to have an exaggerated gate. But she says Dutch is recovering beautifully.

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