Five teens aged 13 through 16 arrested for horse theft in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities said five Louisiana teenagers were arrested on suspicion of stealing two horses that appeared to be physically abused. The state Department of Agriculture and Forestry said in a statement that the five teens are from St. Landry Parish and range from 13 to 16 years old. Investigators from the state… Continue reading Five teens aged 13 through 16 arrested for horse theft in Baton Rouge

Frog juice drug resurfaces at Louisiana racetracks; vet charged

BATON ROUGE, LA — Do you remember the Louisiana trainers that were busted for giving racehorses the illegal drug Dermorphin? Well, they've been at it again. Only this time the racetrack vet is taking the fall and has reportedly been charged along with a healthcare company. ABC via the Associated Press reports: A Louisiana veterinarian has been… Continue reading Frog juice drug resurfaces at Louisiana racetracks; vet charged

A Christmas rescue makes it a happy new year for a horse, disabled children and the taxpayer

GUEST POST BY DR. BRIAN SULLIVAN, MD Updated 1/25/2016 2:40 pm Just before Christmas I spotted a gorgeous, healthy, palomino quarter horse colt in a kill pen in Bastrop, Louisiana awaiting shipment to slaughter in Mexico. I bought him as a gift for a therapeutic riding school for handicapped children in Victoria, Texas and shipped… Continue reading A Christmas rescue makes it a happy new year for a horse, disabled children and the taxpayer

Alleged drug smugglers may have ties to Quarter Horse racing

Cross-posted from the Daily Racing Form WRITTEN BY MATT HEGARTY A group of 18 people who were arrested last week in Louisiana on charges of drug smuggling included several individuals with ties to Quarter Horse racing in the state, according to reports covering the arrests and officials with the state racing commission. The list of… Continue reading Alleged drug smugglers may have ties to Quarter Horse racing