Necropsy investigation: Washington horse bit her tongue off

· June 28, 2018

Last week we shared a story from Washington state about a 28-year-old horse name Annie, whose owner found her tongue severed off and laying in a pasture. At the time of the incident, a local animal hospital had said there was no way the horse could have done this on her own and it was […]

Washington officials seek info after horse’s tongue cut off

· June 21, 2018

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 […]

Viral video of man carrying horse true, but no snake

· May 15, 2018

If you have seen a video circulating of a man carrying a horse for three miles after it was bitten by a snake, only part of the story is true. Snopes did a fact check on the video and found the only truth to the story is the strong man. There was no venomous snake […]

Arizona man, horse die after hit and run

· May 14, 2018

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 […]

California horse electrocution: Not first victim of contact voltage

· May 11, 2018

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 show love for veterinarian in Zoetis sweeps

· April 27, 2018

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 to […]

Facebook helps solve Louisiana horse theft case

· April 18, 2018

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 […]

Florida family devastated after horse falls through trailer bottom

· April 6, 2018

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. […]

Horse slaughter ban included in U.S. spending bill

· March 27, 2018

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 […]

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