Abuse & Neglect News
November 16, 2009
A horse shot and left for dead along a Colorado road is expected to recover from his wounds, said the veterinarian in charge of his care.
On Nov. 9, Garfield County Sheriff's Deputies discovered the grey gelding after receiving... Read More
November 11, 2009
City of Baltimore authorities have seized 19 ponies after inspectors discovered the animals residing in allegedly filthy, dilapidated stables. The ponies are all owned by Baltimore street vendors who sell produce from horse-drawn... Read More
November 10, 2009
Seven horses that were abandoned in a trailer on the side of the road in Edmonton, Alberta, last week are doing well in foster care and are waiting to be claimed by their owner. Meanwhile, the driver of the trailer has been charged under... Read More
November 05, 2009
A couple in the United Kingdom have become the first horse owners convicted of obesity-related animal cruelty under that country's Animal Welfare Act, said a report from Read More
November 02, 2009
The number of horses apparently butchered for their meat in the Miami area since January rose to 21 on Saturday when trail riders discovered the remains of a Thoroughbred mare alongside a rural road in Miami-Dade County.
In... Read More
October 30, 2009
The Horse Business Seminar, designed for those who provide services to horse owners, will be Nov. 7 at the Purdue Calumet Conference Center in Hammond, Ind.
"These are challenging times for everyone," said Mark Russell,... Read More
October 26, 2009
More than 30 horses removed from a petting zoo at a Texas feed store will be returned to their owner.
Dallas County law enforcement authorities and SPCA of Texas personnel... Read More
October 19, 2009
The majority of the Egyptian Arabian horses removed from a Texas breeding farm in August are now residing in new homes.
More than 70 animals were removed from the Renazans... Read More
September 14, 2009
Amidst reports of horses being abandoned due to the struggling economy, the University of Illinois Extension has scheduled a telephone conference on October 6 from 6:30 to 8:00p.m. to address this issue.
"Horses and other animals are... Read More
September 10, 2009
Investigations into a series of horse poaching incidents in Florida expanded again on Wednesday when a horse was discovered dead in the paddock of a Miami Gardens ranch.
The... Read More
September 09, 2009
An equine welfare advocate is hoping to reunite polo ponies seized from a farm owned by Polo Pony Retirement Foundation operator Nancy Mackall in August with former owners who want them back.
Twenty equines were residing on the farm when... Read More
August 28, 2009
More than 70 allegedly neglected Arabian horses seized from their owner earlier this month are now in the permanent custody of the agency directing their care.
Denton County... Read More
August 25, 2009
Fans coming to Saratoga Race Course Aug. 26 will be able to help the almost 200 Thoroughbred horses recently removed from a Greene County Farm. In April, 2009, police raided the Climax, N.Y., farm of horse breeder Ernest Paragallo, who has been... Read More
August 18, 2009
Horse breeder Ernest Paragallo, who was banned from racing after 177 allegedly malnourished horses were seized in a raid of his upstate New York farm, has been arraigned on 35 counts of animal cruelty.
Paragallo appeared Tuesday before Judg... Read More
August 17, 2009
The operator of a Texas horse breeding farm was arrested after law enforcement authorities removed 76 allegedly neglected horses from his ranch on Friday.
Denton County Sheriff's Deputies discovered the horses at the Renazans Arabians ranch... Read More
August 11, 2009
Drilling for Oil, a U.S. Thoroughbred graded stakes winner who was sent to Peru in July for stallion duty, was found dead after being butchered for his meat, according to the Read More
August 07, 2009
Thoroughbred breeder Ernest Paragallo, whose farm in upstate New York became the center of allegations over animal neglect claims, was indicted today by a grand jury on 35 counts of animal cruelty.
The indictment, stemming from an April... Read More
July 22, 2009
Police in Marion County, Ore., are seeking several horses that might have been hidden by a barn operator accused of animal neglect.
Investigators believe the horses were moved by Kristina Early, operator of the Early Rise Ranch, a training... Read More
July 21, 2009
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising horse owners to discard feed purchased at a Florence, Ky., feed store because it could be contaminated. The agency issued the advisory on Monday when U.S. Marshals seized $24,00... Read More
July 20, 2009
U.S. marshals have seized horse and livestock feed stored under "filthy" conditions at the Bi-County Farm Bureau Cooperative Association Inc. in Florence, Ky., according to a statement released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Bi-Count... Read More
July 18, 2009
Continuing education for animal control and law enforcement officials in the investigation of cruelty to livestock is now available in Kentucky. The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) partnered with the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association (KCA) to develo... Read More
July 14, 2009
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons responsible for abandoning a 2-year-old mare in Meadow Canyon, Nev... Read More
July 10, 2009
A criminal case involving the starvation of two wild horses adopted from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) ended with a guilty plea in Rogers County, Okla., the Bureau announced yesterday.
Adopter Shannon J. Smoke of Broken Arrow,... Read More
July 09, 2009
June 19, 2009
The operator of a Nebraska training ranch and sanctuary for Bureau of Land Management mustangs and burros has waived his right to preliminary hearing and will be arraigned on more than 100 animal cruelty counts in Morrill County District Court o... Read More
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