Abuse & Neglect News


North Carolina Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

July 16, 2014

A North Carolina woman is facing charges for allegedly maltreating 54 horses on her Sampson County property.... Read More


Reward Offered in Mississippi Horse Shooting

July 10, 2014

Horse sanctuary operators hope a cash reward will lead them to those responsible for shooting a rescued horse.... Read More


Horse Abandoned in Oregon

July 09, 2014

A horse is receiving rehabilitative care while authorities seek whoever abandoned the animal.... Read More


Louisiana Horse Deaths Investigated

June 27, 2014

Authorities are hoping a cash reward will determine who shot three horses grazing in a pasture.... Read More


Deputies Probe Arizona Horse Slashing

June 26, 2014

Maricopa County authorities are seeking whoever slashed a horse's neck in its barn near Scottsdale.... Read More


Ohio Horse Shooter Sought

June 18, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot a horse in its Butler County pasture.... Read More


Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More


Colorado Woman found Guilty in Horse Cruelty Case

June 16, 2014

A Colorado woman will serve prison time connected to horses removed from her property in 2012.... Read More


Utah Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Maltreating Horses

June 11, 2014

A Utah woman accused of maltreating 80 horses has pleaded not guilty to the charges... Read More


Florida Pair Charged for Neglecting Horses

June 04, 2014

The pair allegedly failed to provide care for several horses, including one they were paid to care for.... Read More


Alabama Horse Shooting Suspect Charged

June 03, 2014

An Alabama man is in custody and has been charged in connection with the shooting deaths of two horses.... Read More


Hoskins, Humane Group Reach Settlement over Horses

May 17, 2014

Morgan Horse breeder Beth Hoskins is permitted own 35 horses, the settlement says.... Read More


Iowa Man Waives Hearing in Equine Cruelty Case

May 15, 2014

An Iowa man accused of maltreating more than 60 horses has waived a hearing connected to the case.... Read More


Cruelty Charges against Arkansas Horse Trader Dropped

May 14, 2014

The charges were dropped due to "a number of flaws with the case," authorities say.... Read More


Missouri Horse Herd Removed for Rehabilitation

May 07, 2014

A heard of 30 horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property in Morgan County.... Read More


South Carolina Authorities Seek Horse Shooter

May 06, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify who shot a horse while it grazed in its Union County pasture.... Read More


Iowa Authorities Remove Allegedly Neglected Horse Herd

April 26, 2014

An Iowa man is facing cruelty charges after authorities removed 61 horses from his Bremer County property.... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Kentucky Horses Seized After 49 Found Dead

April 10, 2014

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