Amazing rescues: Horse stranded in wash rescued after 5 days (AZ)

Chopper Helps Horse Fly From Sandbar Colorado, an 8-year-old quarter horse, is airlifted from a sandbar in the middle of the Gila River to the river bank after spending nearly five days trapped. Cross-posted from The Arizona Republic at AZCentral.com By DEREK QUIZON and BRITTANY WILLIAMS | March 17, 2010 A horse who was stranded… Continue reading Amazing rescues: Horse stranded in wash rescued after 5 days (AZ)

Tucson lady helps hurting horses with Yoga

Gloria Hester of Tucson combines techniques including Yoga to help hurting horses. Cross-posted from Rynski's Blogski One of her clients, a gelding, could barely move his neck after a traumatic accident 12 years ago. His neck was so bent out of shape that it actually got in the way of his front legs when he… Continue reading Tucson lady helps hurting horses with Yoga

Across the Valley equestrian properties preserve way of life (AZ)

Cross-posted from The Arizona Republic By CONNIE CONE SEXTON . . . horse owners across the Valley are working to preserve their rights. They had to push back as home developments rose up around their multiacre lots; they're battling as suburban residents move onto horse properties and begin complaining about the noise, the dust and… Continue reading Across the Valley equestrian properties preserve way of life (AZ)

Horses to slaughter investigation (US)

Cross-posted from AZFamily.com, Channel 3 Phoenix By Carey Peña PHOENIX - His name is Zeke, a beautiful horse, well cared for. It seems his former owner thought he was going to a good home. Instead, Zeke ended up on a truck bound for the slaughter house in Mexico. His lucky break came when he fell… Continue reading Horses to slaughter investigation (US)

The trials of Kachina, the Arizona horse dragging case (US)

April 9, 2009, Amado, AZ - Horse advocates attended a three day trial in March, awaiting the fate of Kachina, the beautiful draft mare (left) who on August 3, 2008 was beaten and dragged behind a truck in Florence, Arizona. After a 911 call to the Pinal County Sheriff's office, a sheriff's corporal arrived at… Continue reading The trials of Kachina, the Arizona horse dragging case (US)

Accused AZ horse beater set for trial (US)

By JULIANNE FRENCH It is confirmed that the trial date for accused horse abuser Gordon Allen Bates is set. WHEN Tuesday March 17, 2009 8:30 AM WHERE 971 Jason Lopez Circle Building A, Fourth Floor Florence, AZ The trial will be held in Room A which seats about 100. I have confirmed with the prosecuting… Continue reading Accused AZ horse beater set for trial (US)