FOSH is the only international organization dedicated to the promotion of the sound-gaited horse emotionally, mentally, and physically.

We educate our members on how to treat, care for, and train gaited horses across the U.S. and Canada.
Friends of Sound Horses

Got Gait – Go FOSH


Educating the Public on Detecting Soring

Soring is about intentionally inflicting pain to a horse’s legs or hooves — forcing them to perform an artificial, exaggerated gait for the horse show ring. Please check out the resource link provided below, containing information on detecting soring and all the things you need to know about it. You can also visit our What Is Soring? and What Can You Do To Help? pages to learn more about this illegal practice.

Horse Hooves with Chains