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

Litany of Death: Racehorses killed at Pennsylvania racetracks in 2015

Patrick Battuello tracks the deaths of racehorses at racetracks across America at http://horseracingwrongs.com/. I get notifications in my inbox and am continually shocked at the atrocities that happen on a regular, dare I say, daily basis. As you sit here reading this, no doubt racehorses are being cruelly handled, punched, bullied and abused with a… Continue reading Litany of Death: Racehorses killed at Pennsylvania racetracks in 2015

Pennsylvania racehorse trainer given jail time for race rigging

Now we're talking. This is the way to deal with trainers who run drugged racehorses. And we hope to see more arrests and convictions in racing jurisdictions across the U.S. Horse racing itself is certainly not going to police itself properly. A judge sentenced Central Pennsylvania racehorse trainer David Wells for race rigging by giving… Continue reading Pennsylvania racehorse trainer given jail time for race rigging