Authorities in Washington state are looking for answers after an owner in Yelm reported their horse’s tongue was cut off Tuesday. The 28-year-old horse named Annie was euthanized Wednesday afternoon. Upon further examination by a veterinarian, it wasn’t clear if the incident was malicious, or caused by something else. A necropsy is being done to […]
A 50-year-old Tucson, Arizona, man and his horse are dead after a tragic hit and run this weekend. According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses spotted a small blue pickup strike the horse and rider Saturday in the 10500 block of South Nogales Highway. The rider, Scott Allen Brown, and his horse are both […]
The electrocution of a 20-year-old horse this past Monday due to a contact voltage hazard in Lake View Terrace, California is a rare but not unheard-of event. “Horse electrocutions due to contact voltages are uncommon. However, we have identified seven other instances over the past 20 years where contact voltage has killed a horse,” said […]
Horse owners can share their appreciation for their veterinarian through a new sweepstakes from Zoetis. Through the #MyVetIsCore Sweepstakes, eligible participants are invited to upload a photo of their horse and veterinarian, and share why their veterinarian is “core” to their horse’s health and wellness. Until May 22, 2018, horse owners can visit MyVetIsCore.com to […]
Kamikaze, aka Sparky the horse, is back home in Algiers, Louisiana after his theft was solved through Facebook posts. On Friday morning, Sparky was discovered taken from his stall at Magnolia Equestrian Center through the back of the barn and through two paddocks before being cut through a fence on the back of the property […]
One horse is dead and another was injured after kicking their way through the floor boards of a horse trailer Thursday while traveling in Fort Pierce, Florida. According to the police, the thoroughbred was dragged about a quarter-mile before the driver realized it. The driver, Tours on Horseback, was carrying 10 horses at the time. […]
A proposal to ban horse slaughter in America for consumption overseas has been signed into law due to bipartisan effort by animal welfare advocates in Congress. An existing temporary ban, which was set to expire Friday, was extended in the just-passed government funding bill signed by President Trump. “The slaughter of horses for human consumption […]
Her Colorado FFA plaque in horse judging still hangs in Berthoud High’s classroom — a small memorial for a larger-than-life young agvocate.