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Auburn equestrian defeats Georgia for program's 6th national championship
The Auburn Plainsman, Alabama - April 20, 2019

Legendary Alabama football coach Bear Bryant once referred to Auburn University as "cow college." He may have meant to say "horse school."For the sixth time in program history, No. 1 Auburn equestrian has won the NCEA national title with its come-from-behind victory ...

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Santa Anita Cancels Five Thursday Cards, Raises Non-Stakes Purses $10,000 - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report
Paulick Report, Kentucky - April 19, 2019

Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.Santa Anita Park has been forced to reduce its racing schedule over the next five weeks due to a lack of race-ready horses on the grounds, reports drf.com. The Stronach Group-owned facility will cancel the next five Thursday ...

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Bobcat shot and killed after attacking golfer, horse
NBC News - April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019, 2:56 PM GMTBy Associated PressSPRAGUE, Conn. — A bobcat that attacked a golfer in Connecticut shortly after scratching a horse has tested positive for rabies.The bobcat was shot and killed by state environmental police shortly after it attacked ...

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Under Pressure, Leaders in Horse Racing Industry Move to Limit Medication Use
The New York Times - April 18, 2019

Under pressure from animal-rights groups and a growing public perception that horse racing is cruel, the three tracks that host the Triple Crown races formed a coalition on Thursday and agreed to seek a ban on race-day medication for all of their 2-year old races ...

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Task force to probe horse deaths at Santa Anita
ESPN, New York - April 16, 2019

6:20 PM ETLOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County's top prosecutor says she has formed a task force to investigate 23 horse deaths at Santa Anita Park between December and March.District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Tuesday the task force of prosecutors and peace officers ...

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» California Representatives Announce Hearing, Legislation On Horse Racing Safety
Thoroughbred Daily News - April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:02 am | Back to:Top NewsUpdated: April 12, 2019 at 5:58 pm By Dan RossCalifornia state senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and assemblymember Adam Gray, D-Merced, have announced plans for a joint oversight hearing on horse racing safety. The ...

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How to handle an AWOL horse? Maine deputy had a nutty idea.
Press Herald, Maine - April 9, 2019

A York County Sheriff’s Office sergeant used almonds, YouTube and a little ingenuity to wrangle a wayward horse in the wilds of Cornish on Tuesday morning. The sheriff’s office received a call around 3 a.m. from a person worried about a horse that ...

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With fatalities mounting, horse racing has rejected safer surfaces at its own peril
Courier Journal - April 6, 2019

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13-year-old boy donates horse to Columbus police
WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland - April 3, 2019

ST. MARY’S, West Virginia — Ben Wagstaff is just 13-years-old, but he already knows he wants to be a police officer when he grows up. The St. Mary’s, West Virginia teen donated his horse to the Columbus Division of Police. In a post on Facebook ...

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Death of Another Horse at Santa Anita Rocks the Racing Industry
The New York Times - April 1, 2019

Horse racing is among America’s oldest sports and perhaps the only one ever run out of the White House: Andrew Jackson operated a stable there during his presidency. Yet the multibillion-dollar industry is reeling as the Kentucky Derby approaches, with the ...

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Feinstein calls for Santa Anita to stop all racing after 23rd horse is put down
NBC News - April 1, 2019

April 3, 2019, 3:54 AM GMTBy Alex JohnsonLOS ANGELES — Sen. Dianne Feinstein called for all racing to be suspended at Santa Anita Park on Tuesday after a 23rd horse was fatally injured since Christmas at the track, one of the most prestigious venues in the ...

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Wave of horse deaths on famed racetrack poses puzzle
Science Magazine - March 28, 2019

Riders arrive at the Santa Anita track in Southern California on 8 March.PHOTO: IRFAN KHAN/LOS ANGELES TIMES/GETTY IMAGES The Southern California racetrack famous for historic wins by thoroughbred greats such as Seabiscuit, John Henry, and Zenyatta is struggling ...

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Man arrested for riding horse while drunk in Santa Cruz
KGO-TV, California - March 19, 2019

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Proof that the CHP will arrest a person caught drinking and riding.The Santa Cruz CHP posted pictures on Instagram of an equine stop. It happened Sunday on State Route 251 and College Road, near Santa Cruz. RELATED: Man who drove ...

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Horse herpes forces quarantine of Vegas facility, horses in Pahrump rodeo possibly exposed
News3LV, - March 15, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — SATURDAY 11:40 A.M. UPDATE | A veterinarian treating horses for EHV-1 says there is not a mandated quarantine on a veterinary clinic in the valley."I am an equine veterinarian , owner of Desert Pines Equine Center," wrote Dr. Leslie Schur ...

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Los Angeles District Attorney to Investigate Horse Deaths at Santa Anita
The New York Times - March 15, 2019

ARCADIA, Calif. — The free coffee was flowing, the horses were already into their morning workouts, and the sun was not yet up over the San Gabriel Mountains. These mornings at Clocker’s Corner, a breakfast spot for horsemen and other hangers-on at ...

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