Abuse & Neglect News


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


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


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


Texas Stock Horses Seized

March 31, 2014

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


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


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


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


Washington Horse Shooter Sought

March 08, 2014

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


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


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


Kentucky Horse Shooter Sought

March 01, 2014

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


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


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


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


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


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


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