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DELAND — As heartbreaking as it was to watch two of her beloved horses die within a few days, Janet Rothrock was even more devastated to learn a plant in her own pasture likely led to their deaths, and to the illness of her third horse. The...

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We know that horses can pick up subtle human cues and body language. But recent study results suggest that ability is a skill that’s actually shaped by the horse’s prior training and experiences with humans. In a novel experiment, researchers from the University of Florida and...

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KINGMAN — Prompted in part by several recent traffic crashes with burros, the Mohave County supervisors will discuss ways to reduce the burro population in the Black Mountains. District 5 Sup. Steve Moss is asking staff to contact the Bureau of Land Management to reduce the...

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These days, it can be rare for legislators to reach across the aisle and work together to achieve meaningful change. It’s even rarer for partnerships to reach across time. But that is exactly what’s needed now to protect horses. We may not have served in...