By Michael Gold as published on The New York Times As video of the incident at Central Park spread on social media, several elected officials called for an investigation. The large brown horse stumbled multiple times in Central Park on Saturday before collapsing onto the pavement. It lay […]
Joseph Pimentel, Bisnow Los Angeles As horse racing at the iconic Santa Anita Park faces new scrutiny, the city of Arcadia is pushing to come up with a master plan for the 300-acre site, a city official told Bisnow. The privately owned track has weathered a barrage of […]
By JOHN CHERWA as published on The Los Angeles Times Santa Anita had a seventh horse die while training or racing Thursday when Unveiled suffered a fracture to his right front while galloping during morning training. The season started Dec. 26. The incident occurred while the horse was galloping, […]
by Jennifer Meckles as published on 9News.com He’s been working through his physical and emotional recovery at the Dumb Friend’s League Harmony Equine Center in Franktown, CO. It’s a place for second chances. It’s a place where one horse is learning to trust again. “Trigger came to Harmony […]
“A personal, and way too long, message thanking all of those who have given so much of themselves in an effort to improve the safety and well-being of our American equines be they domestic or wild.
Contained within this video op-ed is the historic quote, “I like to talk while I speak”…answering the decades old question of whether or not I am brain damaged; yes, would be your answer or I should use notes next time. Thank you all.” ~ R.T.
Source: The Dodo “If a picture is worth a thousand words then a video must be good for a million.” ~ R.T.
Source: WVLT.TV An East Tennessee community came together to perform one act–saving a horse bound for slaughter. Susie Bailey Lones, a horse lover, told WVLT News Anchor Amanda Hara that she had “never been so stressed dealing with a horse emergency” when it came to trying to save […]
By: Maricar Cinco of the Philippine Daily Inquirer After surviving the eruption of Taal Volcano, horses rescued from the Volcano Island may end up in slaughterhouses, as butchers dangle thousands of pesos before their disaster-stricken owners to get their hands on the animals. Jay Tolentino, a volunteer veterinarians […]
by Steve Bittenbender – as published on Casino.org Santa Anita resumed horse racing on Friday, but it entered 2020 under the same shadow that fell over the Southern California track all last year. On the last race of its New Year’s Day card, the track suffered its first […]
as published on KABX ABC 7 The latest racing season at California’s Santa Anita Park is opening with news of yet another horse that was injured and had to be put down. A 3-year-old gelding named Truest Reward was injured while training Thursday morning, according to park officials. […]