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Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts McConnell for Horse Soring

April 03, 2013

The grand jury indicted McConnell on more than 20 counts of animal cruelty in connection with horse soring.... Read More

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Online Horse Shooting Video Prompts Cruelty Probe

March 25, 2013

Authorities are evaluating whether a man who made a video of himself shooting his horse should face charges. ... Read More

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ASPCA Program to Provide Hay to Florida Horse Rescues

March 22, 2013

The Hay It Forward project is designed to raise awareness of equine welfare issues.... Read More

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Queens, N.Y., Stables Shuttered

March 21, 2013

New York officials have temporarily closed a Queens stable after several horses died there in recent months. ... Read More

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Allegedly Maltreated Horses Seized in Colorado

March 11, 2013

A herd of 20 allegedly maltreated horses were seized by Colorado law enforcement authorities last week. ... Read More

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Convicted N.Y. Horse Abuser Stays on Probation

March 07, 2013

Ann Arnold will continue serving probation after 17 horses were found on her Greenfield, N.Y. property. ... Read More

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W.Va. Man Charged in Horse Killing

March 01, 2013

A West Virginia man is facing felony charges for allegedly shooting and killing a horse in Kanawha County.... Read More

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Accused SAU Horse Thief Gets Change of Trial Venue

February 28, 2013

A woman accused of taking part in the SAU horse thefts has won a change of venue for her trial on the charges.... Read More

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Convicted N.Y. Horse Abuser Violates Parole

February 27, 2013

The woman convicted of maltreating horses has been incarcerated again for violating terms of her parole.... Read More

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Humane Group Unveils Smart Phone App for Cruelty Tipsters

February 26, 2013

The app allows those who suspect animal cruelty to submit information straight to law enforcement authorities.... Read More

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North Dakota Man Charged in 100-Horse Seizure Case

February 21, 2013

A man is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of more than 100 horses. ... Read More

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Austrian Dressage Rider, Trainer Fined for Using Electric Shocks in Training

February 20, 2013

The pair are accused of using electric "stun guns" in their horses' training.... Read More

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Owner Sues Humane Group over Stallion Seizure

February 06, 2013

The complaint alleges the stallion was wrongfully seized and asks the court to have him returned to his owner.... Read More

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N.D. Authorities Rescue More than 100 Horses

January 31, 2013

More than 100 allegedly malnourished horses are under rehabilitative care after being rescued.... Read More

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N.Y. Man Charged in Second Horse Riding Incident

January 31, 2013

The man was previously charged for fatally injuring a laminitic horse by riding it for several miles.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Utah Horse Cruelty Case

January 30, 2013

A Utah man is facing cruelty charges for allegedly maltreating 25 horses on his Cache County property.... Read More

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W.Va. Horse Breeder Charged with Cruelty

January 30, 2013

The Arabian breeder allegedly maltreated more than 30 horses on her West Virginia farm.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Seize Horse Herd

January 21, 2013

More than 60 allegedly maltreated South Dakota horses were removed from their owners earlier this month. ... Read More

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Charges Filed in Pa. Morgan Horse Neglect Case

January 21, 2013

A woman is facing multiple charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of 29 Morgan Horses.... Read More

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International Equine Welfare Organization Opens Kentucky Office

January 14, 2013

The Brooke, a London-based international equine charity, will open a base in the United States.... Read More

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Horses Removed from California Breeding Farm

January 10, 2013

Authorities removed a stallion and three mares from Gray Fox Farm in connection with a cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Minnesota Equine Cruelty Case

January 08, 2013

The man allegedly maltreated more than 50 equids on his Fillmore County property last year.... Read More

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Florida Authorities Investigate Assaults on Miniature Horses

January 04, 2013

The breeder hopes video surveillance will help identify a man she alleges has sexually assaulted her animals.... Read More

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New Mexico Horse Shooting Probed

January 03, 2013

The mare had sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and is recovering under veterinary care.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Wish Lists for 2013

January 01, 2013

Some advocates have ideas about how to keep at-risk horses safe and to improve equine welfare.... Read More