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horse abuse

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 News The piebald colt had been tethered close to a cliff in Pakefield, near Lowestoft, and had gone over the edge. Sam Smith, 54, of Kessingland, 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

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

After 60 dead horses found, investigators warn it could get much worse

620ETMJ.com – Wisconsin -Charles Benson, May 8, 2013 PLEASANT PRAIRIE – A horrific case of animal abuse gets worse. Sixty dead horses found on a farm and investigators fear there ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Notorious Horse Trainer Arrested

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s office has received thousands of telephone calls, hundreds of letters and is expecting a petition bearing over 6,000 names from those ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Vote Down The AgGag Bill

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable ...Full Article

Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences ...Full Article