Runaway carriage horse killed by train

PHILADELPHIA, PA — (March 10, 2017) Eastbound Amtrak train No. 624 heading to Philadelphia struck a horse and buggy shortly after 9 p.m. Friday destroying the buggy and killing the horse, reports Channel 10 NBC Philadelphia. The chief of the Paradise-Leaman Place fire company told WGAL-TV that the empty buggy got stuck on the tracks… Continue reading Runaway carriage horse killed by train

Livestock auction in New Holland where meat men prey on horses is banning photos and videos

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — News of the Horse reports that the livestock auction in New Holland, Pennsylvania, is banning photos and videos. New Holland auction is notorious among horse lovers chiefly because it is one of the largest sales rings where horses are dumped in some of the most deplorable circumstances imaginable and preyed on by meat… Continue reading Livestock auction in New Holland where meat men prey on horses is banning photos and videos

Bethlehem’s police horses to get new home

Nicole Radzievich reporting for The Morning Call writes: Bethlehem's [Pennsylvania] four police horses will be moving into some new digs come fall. Friends of the Mounted Police, a nonprofit that raises money for the unit, has signed a lease for 10 acres of land next to the Holy Saviour Cemetery on Linden Street. Allentown Diocese,… Continue reading Bethlehem’s police horses to get new home

Horse abandoned at New Holland Sales had been hit with more than 100 paintballs

via YAHOO NEWS NEW HOLLAND, Pa. (AP) — Animal cruelty officials in Pennsylvania are investigating after a horse riddled with over 100 paintball remnants was found abandoned at a stable. Officials from the Lancaster County SPCA tell LNP (http://bit.ly/1XrDV9o) they were called to New Holland Sales Stables on Monday after the mare was found in… Continue reading Horse abandoned at New Holland Sales had been hit with more than 100 paintballs