California Prosecutor finds no crime in Santa Anita horse racing deaths

Mongolian Groom. Sports Illustrated image.

The New York Times reported the following story filed by the Associated Press: A California prosecutor found no evidence of animal cruelty or other crimes during an investigation into a spike in horse deaths at Santa Anita Park racetrack over the past year, according to a report issued Thursday. A task force formed by the… Continue reading California Prosecutor finds no crime in Santa Anita horse racing deaths

HBO sued over alleged horse deaths cover-up in Luck

Nick Nolte with racehorse in HBO show Luck. AP Photo/Gusmano Cesaretti

Cross-posted from MSN.com via The Hollywood Reporter WRITTEN BY ERIQ GARDNER One of television's strangest sagas in 2012 was the March cancellation of HBO's "Luck" after the horse racing drama starring Dustin Hoffman was attacked over the treatment of animals on set. The saga isn't quite over. Barbara Casey, who worked as the director of… Continue reading HBO sued over alleged horse deaths cover-up in Luck

LA wild horse and anti slaughter rally in pictures

Los Angeles area horse lovers and advocates came out Saturday, October 23, 2010, in front of the CNN Building protesting wild horse and burro roundups and the slaughter of American horses. Many, many thanks to everyone who organized this terrific rally, made their great signs and attended. Sadly, no one from from CNN came out… Continue reading LA wild horse and anti slaughter rally in pictures

California Fires: Owners help rescue horses (US)

Cross-posted from theHorse.com By: JENNIFER WALKER, October 20 2008, Article # 12930 Los Angeles Animal Regulations rescue worker Kim Avalos was tied up in another evacuation when she heard that her own ranch was in the line of the wildfires that swept through Los Angeles County last week. But the hard work of those on… Continue reading California Fires: Owners help rescue horses (US)