City of Fremont and the baby horse they rescued on Valentine’s Day one year ago today

Updated 4:30 pm. You can see Valentine at age one year at the Fremont Police Dept's Facebook page. FREMONT, CALIF. — Kale Williams writing for The San Francisco Chronicle reported the following on February 19, 2016: The Bay Area’s favorite baby horse, an injured foal that rescuers pulled from a ravine on Valentine’s Day, has… Continue reading City of Fremont and the baby horse they rescued on Valentine’s Day one year ago today

4 Fillies Killed in California – One From a Pair of Broken Knees

Cross-posted from Horse Racing Wrongs BY PATRICK BATTUELLO As with Saratoga in New York, a single California track dominates the summer scene, garnering, along the way, (mostly) fawning coverage from mainstream media and racing press alike - Del Mar, of course. And yet, just like NY, other tracks are running - and killing. From the… Continue reading 4 Fillies Killed in California – One From a Pair of Broken Knees

Horses abandoned in California after being used for illegal horse racing

Last weekend our horse racing investigators uncovered a horrible situation. They were following a lead about illegal horse racing in California. Illegal horse racing has been previously reported in California and Texas. When our investigators got to the reported location the people had moved on but had left 9 racehorses behind. The Thoroughbreds had been… Continue reading Horses abandoned in California after being used for illegal horse racing

Alert! Calls needed for starving horses in Santa Clara County

UPDATE: [9/24/2014] Take no further action! We are following up and will be provide an update as soon as we get the information. CALIFORNIA — A herd of horses in south Morgan Hill (Santa Clara County) are being starved to death. Santa Clara County Animal Control have been notified repeatedly and refuse to take action.… Continue reading Alert! Calls needed for starving horses in Santa Clara County

California horse auction owner charged with animal cruelty

Cross-posted from The Inquisitr » A California horse auction owner faces felony animal cruelty charges after more than two dozen horses were found near-death or dead on his ranch. A warrant for the arrest of the Yuba County rancher Joe Cardenas was issued late last week. According to the local newspaper, the Appeal-Democrat, Cardenas said… Continue reading California horse auction owner charged with animal cruelty