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CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ, Galveston County Daily News, Wednesday, May 22, 2013   DICKINSON, Texas (AP) — A grassy lawn under a few shade trees is not the ideal place to amputate a horse's leg.   [caption id="attachment_19117" align="alignleft" width="300"] Veterinarians, students and horse enthusiasts watch and photograph Dr. Ric Redden, center...

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MUSEUM  May 22, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19100" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kurt Miller/The Press-EnterpriseEric Scott, San Bernardino County Museum curator of palentology, uses a pick to break out a possible fossil at Tule Springs in Nevada in 2010, as Kathleen Springer, the museum's senior curator of...

By Esther Marr | Bloodhorse  More than 100 horses are thought to have perished in the massive tornado that hit the Moore, Okla. area May 20 in addition to the human lives that were lost. Dr. Glenn Orr and Tom Orr's Orr Family Farm near Moore, Okla., which sits...

http://kfor.com/2013/05/20/moore-man-survives-tornado-in-horse-stall/ (Note - Reports from Off Family Farms are that 75 to 100 horses were killed by the storm. - Jerry) MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) — When the massive tornado hit Moore, Okla., Monday, some weren’t able to make it to their basements. One man was on a family...

horsetalk.co.nz. May 16, 2013 A wild horse advocacy group has voiced its concerns over infections in captive wild horses held at a short-term holding facility run by the Bureau of Land Management. Wild Horse Education, a non-profit organization in Nevada that tracks the condition of wild horses...

IronMountainDailyNews.com, Lisa Reed, May 11. 2013 [caption id="attachment_18784" align="alignleft" width="410"] Tori Czech of Chippewa Falls, Wis., rides Skip[/caption] IRON MOUNTAIN - Victoria Czech had owned Skips Golden Silk, a double-registered palomino quarter horse, for two years when she found out he would eventually go blind in both...

Epoch Times | Mary Silver | May 7, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18602" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sarah Lee, age 8, and Bekah Dirrim, age 9, play with ponies at Barn Buddies. (Kathy Lee/Barn Buddies)[/caption] Early childhood education specialist Kathy Lee has seven children, five of whom are adopted. One of...