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Leachman appeals horse abuse conviction to the Montana Supreme Court

People sometimes abandoned their animals when their property is foreclosed on. This does not normally mean the original owners are NOT responsible for them or have given up ownership. Who owns and is responsible for these horses? Especially when there are unbreakable plastic leg bands which meant they were unable to move freely on 5 Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article

Journalism Is Never Perfect: The Politics of Story Corrections and Retractions

Horse abuse and horse slaughter – both are subjects in this article by James McWilliams on the flawed AP coverage of Valley Meat in Pacific Standard and the AP’s ...Full Article

New Mexico ranked as tops in animal abuse

Sound laws and a fair justice system is what makes a society civilized. States where there are fewer laws protecting animals will only serve those who wish to do ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article

Pakefield cliff ‘hanging’ horse owner Sam Smith jailed

The owner of a horse has been jailed for eight weeks after the animal was found on a cliff face, hanging from a tether around its neck. From: BBC ...Full Article

Animal Supporters Criticize Film Industry for Reports of Rampant Animal Abuse

Treatment of animals in the entertainment industry is governed by the American Humane Association, which is accused of lax oversight in a recent lawsuit. The cofounders of Animal Support ...Full Article

San Diego horse dies after controversial training method

**Warning – the video is graphic.** From: Fox 5 San Diego By: Misha DiBono SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s horse community is up in arms after the death of ...Full Article

Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings

Equine Welfare Alliance. June 25, 2013 EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US ...Full Article

Domino Effect ranch passes inspection with malnourished horses

The Examiner, MAY 21, 2013,  MARYANN TOBIN Hernando County Animal Services responded to Domino Effect ranch in Weeki Wachee on Monday, after complaints of visibly malnourished horses came from the Humane Society of ...Full Article