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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

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Jackson to Serve Jail Time for Stealing SAU Horses

January 31, 2014

Jackson was sentenced to serve 42 months in prison in Oklahoma and 7 months probation.... Read More

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Guilty Plea Entered in Iowa Horse Shootings

January 24, 2014

An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to shooting three horses, one of which died, in their pasture.... Read More

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Allegedly Maltreated Horse Herd Seized in Indiana

January 10, 2014

More than 80 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized in Jefferson County, Ind.... Read More

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Florida Horses Found Butchered in Miami-Dade County

January 09, 2014

Less than two weeks into the new year, two horses have been found butchered in separate incidents.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Shot, Killed

January 02, 2014

On Dec. 26, 2013, the owners of a 3-year-old horse found the animal lying dead in its pasture.... Read More

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New York Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver Charged

December 26, 2013

The driver is facing a single animal cruelty count for allegedly working an injured animal. ... Read More

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Arizona Police Probe Horse Shooting

December 18, 2013

Authorities are investigating the shooting of a mare found wandering in the desert earlier this month. ... Read More

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Nebraska Police Seek Help to Find Horse Shooter

December 12, 2013

Authorities are seeking those responsible for shooting a Paint Horse in its pasture last month. ... Read More

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Michigan Man Charged for Allegedly Maltreating DNR Donkey

December 12, 2013

The allegedly neglected donkey was one of three residing at one property; the others allegedly died.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Pennsylvania Horse Death

November 20, 2013

A woman was charged with animal cruelty after her elderly mare died of alleged starvation earlier this week. ... Read More

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More than 60 Horses Seized in Washington State

November 19, 2013

More than 60 allegedly maltreated horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized last week. ... Read More

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ALDF Eyes National Animal Abuser Registry

November 13, 2013

Horse rescues could soon be able to consult a nationwide animal abuser registry before adopting animals out. ... Read More

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Hoskins to Serve Probation, Pay Fines for Mistreating Horses

November 05, 2013

Hoskins was found guilty of mistreating dozens of Morgan Horses earlier this year. ... Read More

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Suspect Sought in N.D. Horse Dragging

October 30, 2013

Authorities hope the public can help find whoever is responsible for the dragging death of a Shetland Pony. ... Read More

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Warrants Issued for Man Found Guilty of Neglecting Horses

October 23, 2013

Four warrants have been issued for a South Dakota man found guilty of neglecting 69 horses on his property. ... Read More

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Oregon Woman Pleads Guilty to Abusing 170 Miniature Horses

October 19, 2013

An Oregon woman pleaded guilty to abusing 170 Miniature Horses on her Josephine County property last year.... Read More

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More Than 20 California Horses Seized

July 30, 2013

More than 20 horses are under rehabilitative care after being seized from their owner in late July.... Read More