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Brunzell Jail Ends Dual Peppy Neglect Saga

Brunzell Appeals Animal Cruelty Case

A Colorado horse breeder convicted of animal abuse was scheduled to begin her jail sentence Friday. Instead of turning herself into jail, Sherri Brunzell posted a $10,000 appeals bond....
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Brunzell Jail Ends Dual Peppy Neglect Saga

Convicted Horse Abuser Begins Jail Sentence in Colorado

A Colorado horse breeder convicted of animal abuse is scheduled to begin her jail sentence Friday. It comes after a judge denied Sherri Brunzell's request for a new trial this week....
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Otter Creek Ranch Owner Sentenced to Jail for Animal Cruelty

Otter Creek Ranch Owner Sentenced to Jail for Animal Cruelty

A Wisconsin ranch owner convicted of almost three dozen counts of animal cruelty is headed to jail. Michael Allen Feist is scheduled to begin his one-year jail sentence on January 2, 2016....
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AQHA Professional Horseman Shamus Haws Charged in Horses' Deaths

Utah Horse Trainer Gets Deal on Appeal in Animal Cruelty Case

A Utah horse trainer convicted of animal cruelty for the dehydration deaths of four horses was given a plea resolution on appeal. Shamus Haws' conviction was dismissed after he donated $10,000 to a horse related non-profit...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Taking Responsibility for Horses

The stories plague the news - horses left to suffer without sustenance until someone swoops in and saves them. Some will be lucky, for others it will be too late. So, who is responsible?...
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Stallion with three legs left without vet care

Charges Recommended in Kountz Arena Horse Cruelty Case

Montana authorities are recommending criminal charges be filed after allegations of animal cruelty surfaced at Kountz Arena in March. An emaciated stallion broken and missing part of his lower leg was discovered in a filt...
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Connecticut Judge Awards Department of Ag 32 Seized Horses

Connecticut Judge Awards Department of Ag 32 Seized Horses

A Connecticut judge awarded 32 horses and dozens of small animals to the state's Department of Agriculture on Tuesday. The equines were seized from the Olajos' East Hampton breeding farm Fairy Tail Equines in early Fe...
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ONCE AGAIN FARM, LLC v. THOMAS OLAJOS, MELANIE OLAJOS.

Thomas and Melanie Olajos of Fairy Tail Equines are being sued by their former landlord after they failed to make the payments on the horse farm they leased for their equine business. The pair is also facing animal cruel...
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Virginia Horse Rescuer Investigated for Animal Abuse after Dead

Virginia Horse Rescuer Investigated for Animal Abuse after Dead, Emaciated Animals Discovered

The discovery of dead and emaciated animals at a Virginia horse rescue operated by Anne Goland has led to an investigation by authorities. The Orange County Sheriff's office served a search warrant at Peaceable Farm loc...
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UPDATE: New Photos Show Sherri Brunzell's Horses Emaciated in September 2013

Sherri Brunzell's Horses to Remain at Rescue during Criminal Case

A Colorado horse breeder accused of keeping her horses among the decomposing remains of their former stable mates won't have the opportunity to get the survivors back for some time. Sherri Brunzell appeared in an El Paso...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

An independent hearing officer has ruled Marin Humane Society Animal Services was justified in the seizure of two horses from Gray Fox Farm in December - a mare and stallion. An additional two horses were seized this m...
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Colorado Horse Breeder Arrested for Tax Evasion

Colorado Horse Breeder Arrested for Tax Evasion

Colorado horse breeder Nick Mangeris was arrested Friday, according to IRS officials. He was indicted by a federal grand jury earlier this month for tax evasion. According to the indictment, the arabian horse breeder op...
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WILLIAM R. DODDS, Petitioner v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent.

This horse breeder was denied more than a million dollars in tax deductions over time for not showing enough "profit motive" and he's an accountant. Find out what he did wrong, so you don't make the same mistakes in your sm...
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STATE OF TEXAS vs EDWARD HOFFMAN

STATE OF TEXAS vs EDWARD HOFFMAN, JR.

Herman Hoffman is a quarter horse breeder and operator of Calico Dairy. He is charged with animal cruelty after 201 horses at his Premium Star Ranch in Montgomery County, Texas were found allegedly maltreated. His wif...
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STATE OF TEXAS vs KATHLEEN ELIANA HOFFMAN

STATE OF TEXAS vs KATHLEEN ELIANA HOFFMAN

Two Texas quarter horse breeders are charged with three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty. Officials say that number could go up based on the evidence of more than 200 horses that have been seized in place at the Hoffma...
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STATE OF WASHINGTON v. NANCY SKAKEL

Arabian horse breeder Nancy Skakel was arrested and charged for allegedly housing her horses in unsafe conditions. Nineteen Shagya Arabians were seized from her property....
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STATE OF OREGON

STATE OF OREGON, Plaintiff, v. SHAUNDA LORRAINE VOYLES, Defendant.

Two years after her animals were seized, Oregon horse breeder Shaunda (Shandy) Voyles was found guilty of 18 counts of animal neglect. A jury heard how some of her horses were "not taken out of stalls for years" and were ...
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THE STATE OF UTAH vs. SHAMUS JOSEF HAWS

Shamus Haws, a 2015 Road to the Horse Wild Card, is charged with animal cruelty after ten of his horses died from severe dehydration in Utah. The Running U Livestock operator remains an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breede...
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Court Documents: Dead Utah Horses Unchecked for 9 Days

Shamus Haws Asks Judge to Dismiss Animal Cruelty Case

A motion filed by the attorney of a Utah horse trainer charged with animal cruelty claims there is no evidence that his client committed a crime. Shamus Haws, of Erda, was charged after 10 of his horses died from dehydrat...
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AQHA Professional Horseman Shamus Haws Charged in Horses' Deaths

Shamus Haws Seeking Dismissal of Animal Cruelty Charges in Horses' Deaths

The attorney for Utah horse trainer Shamus Haws, who is charged in the dehydration deaths of 10 horses wants the case against his client dropped. The former American Quarter Horse Association Professional Horseman face...
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