Abuse & Neglect News


Reward Offered in California Pony Shooting

September 18, 2014

Authorities hope a cash reward will help identify those responsible for shooting a pony in its Sonoma County pasture.... Read More


Owner Charged in Virginia Horse Death

September 17, 2014

A Virginia horse owner is facing charges after his horse died in the Shenandoah Forest. ... Read More


Allegedly Maltreated Horses Removed from California Property

August 29, 2014

More than two dozen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a San Diego County property.... Read More


Accused North Dakota Probation Violator Arrested Again

August 23, 2014

A North Dakota man from whom more than 120 horses were seized has been arrested again on probation violation charges.... Read More


Massachusetts Bill Requires Vets to Report Animal Cruelty

August 20, 2014

The bill requires vets to notify local law enforcement authorities if they suspect that an animal is being maltreated.... Read More


North Dakota Man Faces Probation Violation Charges

August 13, 2014

A man who pleaded guilty to maltreating more than 100 horses last year has violated terms of his probation.... Read More


Arizona Woman Accused of Maltreating Minis

August 11, 2014

A woman is facing charges in connection with allegedly maltreating more than 20 Miniature Horses.... Read More


Alabama Man Faces Multiple Animal Cruelty Charges

July 30, 2014

An Alabama man faces charges related to 16 allegedly malnourished equids and 16 dead horses.... Read More


Utah Authorities Seek Horse Shooter

July 23, 2014

Authorities hope the public can help identify whoever shot and killed four Davis County horses.... Read More


Minnesota Man Charged in Horse Deaths

July 22, 2014

A Minnesota man is facing animal cruelty charges connected to the deaths of two foals and two older horses.... Read More


Iowa Horse Shooter Sought

July 21, 2014

Iowa authorities hope a $1,000 cash reward will help identify whoever shot a 14-month-old horse.... Read More


Tennessee Authorities Seek Horse Slasher

July 18, 2014

Authorities are hoping the public can help identify whoever cut a horse's leg while it grazed in its pasture.... Read More


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