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STATE OF FLORIDA vs. GINA MICHELLE WARREN

STATE OF FLORIDA vs. GINA MICHELLE WARREN

Florida horse trainer Gina Warren of GT Stables allegedly gave her horseback riding students alcohol before they saddled up. One rider ended up taken away by ambulance after a serious accident left her unconscious....
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NEW YORK v. JONATHAN SORESI

NEW YORK v. JONATHAN SORESI

New Jersey hunter/jumper trainer Jonathan Soresi pleaded guilty to felony child porn. Soresi taught horseback riding lessons at American Stable at Oakside Farm in New Jersey. Where is he in 2019?...
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Horse meat black market Florida

Two Horses Slaughtered in Miami: Authorities

Authorities say they found a second horse slaughtered Monday morning in South Florida, a day after the gruesome discovery of another butchered horse's head....
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Seminole County Sheriff deputies found cocaine, Diazepam, and alcohol at the scene of the single-car crash.

Orlando Equine Veterinarian Charged with DUI, Cocaine Possession

Florida equine veterinarian Scott Langton is facing felony charges for possessing cocaine and a schedule IV controlled substance. Prosecutors charged Langton with driving under the influence and hit and run after he cras...
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Debbie Stephens's Jumper Slaughtered on Florida Farm

Debbie Stephens's Jumper Slaughtered on Florida Farm

Authorities say a top show jumping horse was killed at Imperial Farms Equestrian Center in Florida. It happened at the Palmetto stable sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning....
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Florida Horse Trainer Charged with Giving Minors Alcohol prior to Accident

Child's Riding Injury Stems from Alcohol, Horse Trainer's Negligence: Suit

A thirteen-year-old horseback rider's injuries were allegedly caused by a Florida equine professional's negligence involving horses and alcohol, according to a recently filed lawsuit. Horse trainer and riding instructor Gi...
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Florida Horse tests positive for EIA

Deadly EIA Confirmed in Florida Horse

A horse in Okeechobee County, Florida, tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA), according to the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC). This is the first case of the deadly disease this year in the st...
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An Ohio judge sentenced a known horse scammer to six years in prison Wednesday in a case of six-figure theft.

Horse Scammer Culp Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Victims

An Ohio judge sentenced horse scammer Lydia Culp to six years in prison for selling victims horses then failing to turn them over....
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The equine vet is no longer practicing six months after a single car crash into a tree sent Langton to a Seminole County jail.

Equine Vet Relinquishes Florida Veterinary License

Withdrawal of vet license A Florida equine veterinarian is no longer practicing veterinary medicine. Scott Langton of Orlando voluntarily relinquished his veterinarian license on June 9. He worked out of Avalon Vete...
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Chiacchia Ordered to Wear GPS Monitoring Device

Florida Court May Influence Chiacchia Sex Case

A Florida Appeals court recently overturned the conviction of a woman who had been found guilty of not telling her partner that she was infected with HIV. Why? Her partner was a woman. The "law does not apply to he...
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ANDRONICKI MICHELLE SHAH, Plaintiff, vs. VALERIE RENIHAN and MELINDA (MINDY) DARST, Defendants.

Pony trainer Mindy Darst and another top hunter jumper trainer, Val Renihan are being sued for allegedly making fraudulent claims, through their agent, Sarah Doyle, in order to sell a lesser pony for $100,000 at the 2011...
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Matt Martin and Debi Connor are being sued by Martin's former Georgia client for allegations of fraud.

Horse Trainers Martin, Connor Sued for Shady Sales Practices

Plaintiff Lynn Kassem, of Georgia, is also suing Florida horse agent and trainer Debi Connor. The suit claims ‘many’ of almost $1 million in horses purchased by Kassem, with Matt Martin’s help, came through Debi...
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Miami Animal Import Horse Quarantine Reopens after 4 Horses Die

Miami Animal Import Horse Quarantine Reopens after 4 Horses Die

Horse quarantine: illness unknown The Miami Animal Import horse quarantine facility reopens after four horses died from a still unidentified illness. Staff completed a thorough cleaning and disinfection allowing the q...
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AMBER HILL FARM, LLC, Plaintiff, v. SAMANTHA LAWTON-DUTHIE, et al, Defendants.

A suit filed by Amber Hill Farm, LLC seeks to exert editorial control over Rate My Horse PRO and others. Amber Hill Farm is owned by Georgia (and NJ) pony trainer Elizabeth Mandarino. A judge dismissed the suit a...
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Florida's Langton Charged with Drugging, Raping Teen

Florida's Langton Charged with Drugging, Raping Teen

Teen helped in home, vet clinic Florida authorities arrested and charged former equine veterinarian Scott Langton, 42, with felony sexual battery of a teen. Langton's former teenage worker is accusing him of drugging ...
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State drops felony HIV charge against Darren Chiacchia 2017.

BREAKING: Florida Drops Darren Chiacchia Felony Case

Olympic Three-day eventer Darren Chiacchia of Independence Farms tells us, “It’s finally over." ...
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Conor Swail Charged with Battery on Law Enforcement, Domestic Battery

Conor Swail Charged with Domestic Violence, Battery on Law Enforcement in Wellington

Show jumper Conor Swail is facing felony charges after a domestic violence call ended in battery against Palm Beach Sheriff deputies....
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FDA Action after 17 Horses Euthanized due to Poisoned Feed

Okeechobee, Florida A Florida court has permanently enjoined an animal feed manufacturer. It comes after 17 horses were euthanized due to the company's alleged misbranding and adulteration of pelleted horse feed. Th...
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17 Horses Euthanized Due to Contaminated Horse Feed: DOJ Suit

17 Horses Euthanized Due to Contaminated Horse Feed: Suit

The United States Department of Justice filed an enforcement action Wednesday against a Florida feed manufacturer to stop what it calls the adulteration and misbranding of medicated animal feeds....
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Self proclaimed Florida horse rescuer Angel King is facing seven felony counts of animal cruelty

Florida 'Horse Rescuer' Charged with Animal Cruelty

A veterinarian notes the horses scored a 2 or less on the Henneke Body Condition Score (BCS) leading to their seizure from purported horse rescuer Angel King....
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