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W.Va. Horse Breeder Charged with Cruelty

January 30, 2013

The Arabian breeder allegedly maltreated more than 30 horses on her West Virginia farm.... Read More

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South Dakota Authorities Seize Horse Herd

January 21, 2013

More than 60 allegedly maltreated South Dakota horses were removed from their owners earlier this month. ... Read More

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Charges Filed in Pa. Morgan Horse Neglect Case

January 21, 2013

A woman is facing multiple charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of 29 Morgan Horses.... Read More

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International Equine Welfare Organization Opens Kentucky Office

January 14, 2013

The Brooke, a London-based international equine charity, will open a base in the United States.... Read More

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Horses Removed from California Breeding Farm

January 10, 2013

Authorities removed a stallion and three mares from Gray Fox Farm in connection with a cruelty investigation.... Read More

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Charges Filed in Minnesota Equine Cruelty Case

January 08, 2013

The man allegedly maltreated more than 50 equids on his Fillmore County property last year.... Read More

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Florida Authorities Investigate Assaults on Miniature Horses

January 04, 2013

The breeder hopes video surveillance will help identify a man she alleges has sexually assaulted her animals.... Read More

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New Mexico Horse Shooting Probed

January 03, 2013

The mare had sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and is recovering under veterinary care.... Read More

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Equine Welfare Advocates Wish Lists for 2013

January 01, 2013

Some advocates have ideas about how to keep at-risk horses safe and to improve equine welfare.... Read More

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Prizes Awarded at Equine Extravaganza's Rags to Riches Competition

December 22, 2012

The event showcased the transformation of rescued horses.... Read More

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Reward Offered in California Horse Abandonment Case

December 21, 2012

Two horses showing signs of neglect were abandoned in a rural part of Monterey County earlier this month.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Council Member Facing Cruelty Charges

December 21, 2012

A member of the board of directors is facing charges for allegedly maltreating 16 horses on her property.... Read More

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Philadelphia Bill would Regulate Inner-City Horse Keeping

December 18, 2012

The proposed ordinance would regulate various aspects of horse keeping in the city.... Read More

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Owner Charged in Washington Equine Cruelty Case

December 17, 2012

A Washington state man is facing charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of 39 horses.... Read More

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Montana Rancher Sentenced in Horse Cruelty Case

December 17, 2012

James H. Leachman was sentenced to pay $5,000 in fines and to serve five consecutive years in jail.... Read More

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Texas Man Sought in Horse Dragging Case

December 10, 2012

A Bastrop County man allegedly dragged a horse 100 yards down an asphalt road with his truck.... Read More

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Minnesota Authorities Remove More Than 50 Horses

December 05, 2012

Fifty-five allegedly neglected horses, ponies, and donkeys were removed by authorities last week.... Read More

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Arizona Train, Trailer Collision Kills Horses

November 13, 2012

The truck's driver said he did not see the oncoming train due to the presence of ice on his vehicle's windows.... Read More

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Nearly 200 Miniature Horses Seized in Oregon Cruelty Case

November 12, 2012

The horses will be sold in December and buyers must agree to provide minimum appropriate care for the animals.... Read More

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Training Program Aims to Improve Irish Horse Welfare

October 23, 2012

The training taught attendees how to accurately assess the welfare state of and care for seized horses.... Read More

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Reward Offered for Information on Northstar's Attack

October 22, 2012

Northstar was grazing in his pasture when someone doused him with an unknown accelerant and set him on fire.... Read More

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Would-be Horse Advocates Charged with Trespassing

October 17, 2012

The women allegedly trespassed onto private property to check on horses they suspected were being maltreated.... Read More

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Equine Cruelty Investigations

October 01, 2012

Vets and animal welfare organizations teach law officers how to recognize signs of equine neglect.... Read More

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Burned Pennsylvania Horse Receiving Treatment at OSU

September 20, 2012

The horse arrived at The Ohio State University on Sept. 5 after being burned in his pasture on Aug. 26.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Chicago Police Horse Injury Case

September 20, 2012

Police offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible.... Read More