By Jim Forsyth, Reuters “Where is the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) in all of this?” SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The brother of two kingpins of Mexico’s infamous Zetas drug cartel was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in U.S. federal prison for his role in laundering money […]
Source: the FBI FBI agents at the Oklahoma horse farm that served as a money-laundering front for Los Zetas. Equine Crime A Horse Farm of a Different Color 06/28/13 By outward appearances, the owner of an Oklahoma farm bought American quarter horses to train, breed, and race. But […]
By RUSSELL ANGLIN of the AMARILLO GLOBE-NEWS Brought to you by the Bureau that Decimates Wild Horses and Burros, too! AMARILLO — A federal Bureau of Land Management engineer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge after authorities said he threatened to kill a fellow employee at the […]
In the wake of The Humane Society of the United States’ undercover investigation into the shocking abuse of Tennessee Walking Horses, notorious trainer Jackie McConnell pleaded guilty yesterday to a felony conviction for charges related to conspiracy to violate the Horse Protection Act. Two of McConnell’s associates also pleaded guilty to related charges.
The small northwestern Illinois town of Dixon took another body blow Tuesday as federal authorities charged that its longtime comptroller stole nearly double what prosecutors originally alleged.
DIXON, Ill. — The small-town bookkeeper dazzled friends and co-workers with invitations to her immaculate horse ranch and home, where she displayed trophies hauled back from world championship exhibitions and visitors in cowboy hats arrived to buy some of the best-bred horses in the nation.
The Comptroller for the City of Dixon, Illinois was arrested today by FBI agents on a federal charge for allegedly defrauding the City of Dixon of more than $3.2 million in public funds since just last fall and more than $30 million since 2006.
HOUSTON, (Horseback) –All questions regarding 47 wild horses allegedly moved from a holding pasture of the federal Bureau of Land Management and seized from a well known slaughter killer buyer are now being referred by the agency to federal law enforcement..
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The secretive federal Bureau of Land Management has long kept the doors of the giant taxpayer funded pastures where thousands of wild horses are warehoused, well, closed.
“It’s rare for an author to plug another writer’s book on the very blog meant to promote his own, but in the case of Nell Walton’s “Bone Trail” I personally know the key characters and have lived many of the pages, myself. A must read.” ~ R.T. Fitch author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart”
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