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CSI: Anatomy of an Animal Abuser

CSI: Anatomy of an Animal Abuser

In the emerging field of veterinary forensic science, veterinarians use tools that look at animals' injury patterns to help distinguish between an accident and intent. Abused animals often signal more widespread violence i...
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BLM Offers Reward for Info Regarding Mustang's Shooting Death

BLM Offers Reward for Info Regarding Mustang's Shooting Death

Investigators from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are seeking information regarding the shooting death of a wild horse in Utah. A $5,000 bounty is up for grabs for a lead that helps capture the horse's killer....
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USDA: Soring Violations at TWH Celebration Double Previous Year

USDA: Soring Violations at TWH Celebration Double Previous Year

The questionable behavior continues in a video showing the "collapse" of a horse in the show ring under its rider, Jesse Barnes. It is unknown if the walking horse's failure to remain on its feet was caused by being being ...
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AQHA Breeder Investigated by Texas Authorities for Alleged Horse Neglect

AQHA Breeder Investigated by Texas Authorities for Alleged Horse Neglect

A Texas quarter horse breeder has one week to provide veterinarian care to at least two dozen ailing horses or they may be seized, according to authorities. Premium Star Ranch located on League Line Road in Conroe is ow...
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Horses Returned to Former Morgan Breeder Hoskins

Beth Hoskins: Convicted Horse Abuser In Contempt of Court

A New York horse breeder convicted of 52 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty is in contempt of court. Beth Hoskins failed to sell 33 of her Morgan horses by October 30th, as ordered by a judge in May....
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Reining Horse Death

Reining Horse Death, Still No Charges

Ten months after a "training" session turned deadly for the California reining derby horse, Bella Gunnabe Gifted, criminal charges still have not been filed....
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Officials Investigate Death of Horses at NC Boarding Stable

Officials Investigate Death of Horses at NC Boarding Stable

A preliminary investigation into the death of three horses at Avalon Stables in North Carolina is underway, according to animal control....
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17 Horses Seized from Florida Rescue

17 Horses Seized from Florida Rescue

The Napier's non-profit, located in Bradenton, is operated by Alan and Sheree Napier. The group's website states it is "a "No-Kill" Sanctuary that once an animal is accepted will always have a home."...
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29 Horses Seized from Purported Rescue

29 Horses Seized from Purported Rescue

Twenty-nine horses were removed from a purported horse rescue in Montana after authorities continued to receive complaints alleging neglect. Deputies executed a search warrant leading to the seizure of the equines and five...
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$10K Bounty Offered for Conviction of Soring Violators

Senate Committee Approves Bill to Protect TWHs from Abuse

The PAST Act will fortify the federal Horse Protection Act, which was passed in 1970, but contained loopholes that has allowed soring to thrive in factions of the TWH industry....
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Sheriff's Office Investigates RVR Horse Rescue

Sheriff's Office Investigates RVR Horse Rescue

A Florida horse rescue is facing a criminal neglect investigation. Two equines were donated to RVR Horse Rescue in late January by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO,) but deputies say the horses remained ma...
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Authorities Investigate Death of Horses at WI Stable

Authorities Investigate Death of Horses at WI Stable

Deputies are investigating allegations of animal neglect after four horses were discovered dead at a Wisconsin stable....
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KY State Senator Cited for Violating HPA

KY State Senator Cited for Violating HPA

Kentucky state Senator Robin Webb was cited for violations of the Horse Protection Act. Two of her horses were found in violation of the "scar rule," which led to their disqualification at an October horse show, accordi...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Independent Hearing Officer Rules Second Seizure of Jill Burnell's Horses Justified

A new ruling states Marin Humane Society Animal Services in California was justified in the seizure of two mares from Gray Fox Farm. Jill Burnell is the owner of the warmblood breeding farm....
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TWH Celebration Changes Testing to Detect Soring

TWH Celebration Changes Testing to Detect Soring

The controversial Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration announced Monday it is changing the testing protocol utilized to detect the abusive practice of soring....
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STATE OF FLORIDA VS SHIRLEY A ROTH

Affidavit: Shirley Roth Horse Abuse Allegations

"All the injuries are a result [of] excessive abusive training practices," according to Alan Donnell, DVM. He is the veterinarian that treated the quarter horse, Kissin The Girls, at the Reichert Celebration in Texas....
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STATE OF FLORIDA VS SHIRLEY A ROTH

Shirley Roth: Fugitive Charge Dismissed

The fugitive charge has been dropped against western pleasure trainer Shirley Roth. Roth is accused of abusing a client's stallion at the Reichert Celebration in Texas early last month. The two year-old quarter horse na...
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National Snaffle Bit Association Steps Up Penalties for Horse Abusers

National Snaffle Bit Association Steps Up Penalties for Horse Abusers

The National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) has announced stiffer penalties for horse abusers including fines and suspensions....
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Former Horse Rescuer Forfeits Rights to Horses

Former Horse Rescuer Forfeits Rights to Horses

Former horse rescuer Sara Johnson forfeited her ownership of her horses and other animals yesterday. She admitted in court she didn't provide proper care for her more than 50 animals. View never before seen photos of the ...
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Cesar Parra: Upgraded Abuse Charges Possible

Olympian Cesar Parra Escapes Prosecution for Horse Abuse

Former Olympic dressage rider Cesar Parra will not face criminal prosecution for horse abuse in Hunterdon County. The Hunterdon County SPCA issued summonses in relation to a training session that occurred at Parra's f...
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