Abuse & Neglect News


Montana Horse Discovered Dead

May 27, 2013

Authorities are seeking information about whoever is responsible for the Ravalli County horse's death. ... Read More


Seized Utah Horses to be Sold at Auction

May 20, 2013

More than 30 allegedly maltreated horses will be sold at auction to recover costs connected to their care. ... Read More


Florida Horse Rescue Operator Charged

May 15, 2013

The rescue operator allegedly maltreated horses in her care and falsified health reports.... Read More


Wisconsin Police Probe Horse Deaths

May 10, 2013

Authorities found more than 70 horses either dead or starving on a Pleasant Prairie, Wis., farm. ... Read More


Oklahoma Woman Charged Equine Cruelty Case

April 26, 2013

An Oklahoma woman is charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of more than 60 horses. ... Read More


Cruelty Case Surrounding Dressage Stallion Totilas Dropped

April 25, 2013

The cruelty case against Totilas' connections has been dropped by prosecutors due to lack of evidence.... Read More


Michigan Bill would Establish Registry for Animal Abusers

April 19, 2013

If the bill becomes law, Michigan would be the first state to establish a statewide animal abuser registry.... Read More


Pennsylvania Morgan Horse Breeder Convicted

April 16, 2013

A Pennsylvania horse breeder was found guilty on 30 counts of animal cruelty last week.... Read More


N.M. Horse Shooter to Face No Charges

April 16, 2013

The man who posted a video on the Internet of himself shooting his horse will not face charges. ... Read More


Indiana Horses Seized

April 15, 2013

Several horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a Madison County, Ind., property.... Read More


Oklahoma Horse Herd Seized

April 10, 2013

More than 60 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after authorities removed them from a farm last week.... Read More


Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

April 08, 2013

The rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs was jailed for violating terms of his parole. ... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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