Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

DENVER, Colorado. KDVR FOX31. Chris Halsne and Chris Koeberl reporting. (May 18, 2017)  — Hidden cameras capture doping, gambling and abuse of horses as regulators, politicians, and law enforcement turn a blind eye. Go to full investigative report » It’s Easter Sunday outside the Deer Trail Rodeo grounds. Armed teams of private security in flak jackets set… Continue reading Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

Collapsed carriage horse in NY sparks calls for investigation

CARRIAGE HORSES (New York City) — Confronting images of a horse said to be collapsing in Central Park last week sparked cries for an investigation into the horse's welfare Monday. However the city advised the horse, named Max, had only tripped, and he was due back at work. New York animal rights group NYCLASS said… Continue reading Collapsed carriage horse in NY sparks calls for investigation

Calgary Stampede sends cast-off horses to slaughterhouse

The facts coming out about the Calgary Stampede get grimmer and grimmer. You can add slaughter to the list of the Stampede's crimes against horses. Not that this is a surprise to anyone. The surprise is that the Stampede veterinarian himself admitted it. Back in 2012 CTV News reported that the Stampede admittedly send horses… Continue reading Calgary Stampede sends cast-off horses to slaughterhouse

Chuck Borell charged with animal cruelty for abandonment of horses in Kentucky

Cross-posted from the Blood-Horse » Officials with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture June 29 charged Chuck Borell, the father of trainer Maria Borell, with 43 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals in connection with the abandonment of horses in Central Kentucky. According to Dr. Robert Stout, the Kentucky state veterinarian, Chuck Borell was taken into… Continue reading Chuck Borell charged with animal cruelty for abandonment of horses in Kentucky