Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

The largest wild horse round up in Colorado history ended early, in part, because of pressure from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on the Bureau of Land Management to find a better, more collaborative way to manage the state’s wild horses. Polis asked the BLM to stop the roundup because of what he said in a letter to Interior… Continue reading Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

Sacked Belmont worker responsible for death of 2yo filly is punished

Ramzan Antooa, former backstretch employee at Belmont Park, will spend several weekends in jail after authorities said he retaliated for his firing by letting a 2yo filly racehorse out of her stall last summer who then spooked and suffered a fatal fall. Antooa was spotted at approximately 7:45 p.m. by Belmont's security personnel releasing the… Continue reading Sacked Belmont worker responsible for death of 2yo filly is punished

Horses entered by suspended trainers can’t earn Derby points

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Points from races in the series that earn berths in the Kentucky Derby won’t be awarded to any horse trained by an individual who is suspended from entering the Kentucky Derby in 2022. The rule announced Friday by Churchill Downs also applies to any trainer directly or indirectly employed, supervised or… Continue reading Horses entered by suspended trainers can’t earn Derby points

New information extends racehorse abuser Amanda Cobb’s suspension

The BloodHorse magazine reports: Ten days before Mid-Atlantic trainer Amber Cobb would have served out a 60-day suspension for abusing a horse in her care, the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission extended that suspension [on] Sept. 10. "After receiving new information, the stewards summarily suspended Amber Cobb, which means she cannot operate in Delaware until she's… Continue reading New information extends racehorse abuser Amanda Cobb’s suspension

Horsebox towing makeshift trailer with five horses on board stopped by police

WTFF? The Horse & Hound reports: A horsebox towing a makeshift trailer with a combined total of five horses on board was pulled over by police, having been spotted on one of the UK’s busiest motorways. Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit spotted the contraption on the M1 last Thursday (2 September), sharing pictures of the get-up… Continue reading Horsebox towing makeshift trailer with five horses on board stopped by police

Stronach Group bans embattled trainer Amber Cobb from its racetracks

Embattled trainer Amber Cobb, already suspended by the Delaware Racing Commission for her mistreatment of a filly in her barn, has been banned from training and racing at the five racetracks owned by the Stronach Group and 1/ST Racing. The Stronach Group and 1/ST Racing issued a statement this week regarding Amber Cobb on Friday:… Continue reading Stronach Group bans embattled trainer Amber Cobb from its racetracks

Budweiser changes ‘9/11 ad that only aired once’ for 20th anniversary

As the nation marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the moment offers a reminder of the role a St. Louis-based company played in paying tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives that day — all through an ad that only aired once. The 60-second commercial, which appeared on YouTube… Continue reading Budweiser changes ‘9/11 ad that only aired once’ for 20th anniversary

Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

WILD HORSE RANCH PRODUCTION NEWS RELEASE Donation-funded wild horse non-profit activist organizations are seemingly helping themselves by keeping a decades-old range war alive! YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — For the reasons cited herein below, I strongly urge that wild horse non-profit activist organizations immediately stop promoting and supporting wild horse management… Continue reading Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

Lizzo shuts down fat shamers on Tik Tok with vegan egg sandwich

Grammy award-winning artist Lizzo is taking the vegan world by storm, and she’s not slowing down. From shutting down fat-shamers on TikTok to gracing the cover of Vogue, the plant-based musician is paving the way for vegans of all shapes and sizes. Read about the megastar’s daily vegan eats, the restaurant she can’t get enough of, and… Continue reading Lizzo shuts down fat shamers on Tik Tok with vegan egg sandwich

Outrage continues over Cobb’s videoed racehorse whipping

Please see Take Action at end of post! Dr. Bryan Langlois, Past President, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, in an open letter to the Editor of horseracing's Paulick Report regarding the whipping abuse of a racehorse by Amber Cobb and caught on video, states in part: I, like everyone else who has seen it, was utterly… Continue reading Outrage continues over Cobb’s videoed racehorse whipping