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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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Santa Anita Bans Drugs and Whips After Spate of Horse Deaths
The New York Times - March 14, 2019

One of horse racing’s most celebrated tracks, Santa Anita Park in Southern California, said on Thursday that it would ban the use of drugs and whips on racing days after the death of another horse there, the 22nd since Dec. 26, an unusual spate that has ...

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21 horse deaths haunt Santa Anita racetrack, as experts debate cause
NBC News - March 9, 2019

March 9, 2019, 5:20 PM GMTBy James Rainey and Ben KesslenLOS ANGELES — One horse death followed another at Santa Anita Park, a racetrack for thoroughbreds outside Los Angeles. In the past month, the track was shuttered for testing and repairs, then reopened ...

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Horse Deaths at Santa Anita Spell Trouble for an Industry
The New York Times - March 6, 2019

As the Triple Crown season approaches, the talk should be about contenders for the Kentucky Derby. Instead, dead horses and canceled races are hot topics after Santa Anita Park suspended thoroughbred racing because of a spike in fatalities that has cast doubt on ...

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Santa Anita suspends races after 21st horse dies
ESPN, New York - March 6, 2019

9:56 PM ETARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita has suspended racing indefinitely after the 21st horse death at the storied Southern California racetrack since the winter meet began on Dec. 26, track officials announced Tuesday.Races have been suspended through the weekend ...

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Horse death toll at Santa Anita track rises to 20
ESPN, New York - March 4, 2019

8:26 PM ETARCADIA, Calif. -- Another horse has died at Santa Anita, making it 20 fatalities at the racetrack since its winter meet began on Dec. 26.Animal rights activists gathered near the track in Arcadia on Sunday. At least a dozen protesters held signs that ...

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Santa Anita thoroughbred racing track closes for three days in wake of 19 horse deaths
NBC News - February 27, 2019

Feb. 27, 2019, 12:23 AM GMTBy David K. LiSanta Anita shut down its main racing surface for two days this week following a rash of horse deaths at the famed Southern California thoroughbred track.Regularly scheduled workouts on the dirt were canceled on Monday and ...

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Horse in basement of Inver Grove Heights home spurs police to action
Star Tribune - February 10, 2019

Inver Grove Heights Police got an 11 p.m. call Friday from a resident reporting a horse sauntering around in her basement.Prank call? Someone just horsing around? ...

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Local, national advocacy groups calling for action following horse-drawn carriage accident in downtown Savannah
Live 5 News WCSC - February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019 at 12:17 PM EST - Updated February 8 at 11:05 PMSAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Seven people and a horse were injured late Friday morning after an accident involving a horse-drawn carriage.Savannah Police say it happened at 11:35 a.m. around Warren Square ...

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Horse racing canceled in Britain over flu outbreak
ESPN, New York - February 7, 2019

5:00 AM ETLONDON -- Horse racing has been canceled in Britain on Thursday due to an equine flu outbreak.The British Horseracing Authority said it was informed Wednesday night by the Animal Health Trust of three confirmed flu cases from vaccinated horses in an active ...

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Horse named ‘Rodeo’ rescued after getting stuck in dumpster
Hawaii News Now, Hawaii - January 19, 2019

Horse rescued after becoming stuck January 18, 2019 at 9:25 PM HST - Updated January 18 at 9:29 PMHUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (KCAL/KCBS/CNN) – An unusual rescue happened Friday in Southern California.Crews in Huntington Beach worked to rescue a horse trapped inside ...

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Trainer: Grateful for help after horse release at fairgrounds
Massillon Independent, Ohio - January 15, 2019

Tuesday Jan 15, 2019 at 5:45 PM Jan 15, 2019 at 9:01 PM Horse trainer Jeff Cox said he and his workers couldn't have rounded up the animals without assistance.CANTON  Fast action by police and firefighters ...

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Behold Devin White riding a horse around LSU campus
SB Nation, District of Columbia - November 29, 2018

LSU linebacker Devin White decided to use an untraditional method of transportation to get around Baton Rouge on Thursday. In the middle of classes, White rode around LSU’s campus on one of the seven horses he owns for a class presentation: Instead of just ...

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