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Former Ohio Horse Rescuer Found Guilty

April 25, 2014

On April 22 a jury found Shula Woodworth guilty of three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty toward horses.... Read More

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More than a Dozen Horses Seized in New York

April 22, 2014

A herd of 16 allegedly malnourished horses and one Miniature Horse were removed from a Sodus, N.Y., last week.... Read More

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Florida Veterinarian Charged with Cruelty

April 22, 2014

The veterinarian was charged with cruelty connected to an ongoing investigation of an animal sanctuary.... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 21, 2014

A Florida couple is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the seizure of 17 horses in their care.... Read More

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Montana Horse Rescuers Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 16, 2014

Two Montana horse rescuers allegedly maltreated more than 30 animals on a Broadwater County ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Owner Pleads in Cruelty Case

April 15, 2014

A man accused of maltreating dozens of horses on his Pendleton County property has pleaded not guilty.... Read More

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Rehabilitated Horses Donated to Florida Youth Ranch

April 13, 2014

A group of rescued horses has a new home after being rehabilitated and donated to a youth ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Horses Seized After 49 Found Dead

April 10, 2014

Fourteen horses are receiving rehabilitative care and another 18 await removal.... Read More

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Authorities Investigate Skagit Co., Wash., Horse Shooting

April 08, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help them identify those responsible for shooting a horse in its pasture. ... Read More

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Egyptian Arabian Horses Seized in South Carolina

April 01, 2014

The seized horses are receiving rehabilitative care, but 70 other horses from the herd are unaccounted for.... Read More

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Texas Stock Horses Seized

March 31, 2014

Thirty stock horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from their owner.... Read More

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N.C. Horse Shooter Sought

March 29, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever shot and killed a horse while it grazed in its Wake County pasture.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Accused of Dragging Horse

March 25, 2014

A Louisiana man is accused of animal cruelty after he allegedly dragged a mare behind his truck.... Read More

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Horses Seized in Illinois Cruelty Case

March 17, 2014

More than 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized in Kane County, Ill.... Read More

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Washington Horse Shooter Sought

March 08, 2014

Authorities are seeking those responsible for shooting eight Quarter Horses in their pasture.... Read More

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Horses Removed From Georgia Property

March 05, 2014

Sixteen allegedly malnourished horses were removed from the property and several horses' remains were found.... Read More

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Leachman Appeals Animal Cruelty Conviction to Montana Court

March 02, 2014

A Montana rancher found guilty of maltreating horses appealed his conviction to that state's Supreme Court.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Shooter Sought

March 01, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting and killing a 24-year-old horse.... Read More

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Mississippi Judge Allows Horse Herd Rescue

February 28, 2014

A herd of horses is receiving rehabilitative care after a judge granted a rescue group temporary custody.... Read More

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Jackson Sentenced in Arkansas for SAU Horse Thefts

February 11, 2014

A judge sentenced Jackson to serve two consecutive 5-year sentences in connection with the case.... Read More

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Kansas Horse Shooter Sought

February 10, 2014

Kansas law enforcement authorities are seeking whoever shot a pair of horses found dead in Douglas County.... Read More

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Authorities Seize Texas Horse Herd

February 06, 2014

Twenty-four allegedly malnourished horses and a donkey are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized.... Read More

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Minnesota to Hold Unwanted Horse Summit

February 03, 2014

Reasons, costs, and solutions for the increase in unwanted horses will be discussed at the March 8 summit.... Read More

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BLM Seeks Shooters in Burro Case

February 03, 2014

The BLM is hoping the public can help identify those responsible for the shooting deaths of two wild burros.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Launches 'Full-Circle Responsibility'

February 02, 2014

The group hopes to help owners develop the skills to make management decisions to support horses' well-being.... Read More