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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Luis A Galindo-Arias

Luis Galindo of Galindo Sport Horses is charged with theft by deception after he allegedly sold a horse that was stolen from its owner three years prior. Then he asked the new buyer for more funds for the use of the horse...
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Robert Dimitt Sentenced to Prison

THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA vs ROBERT HOWARD DIMITT

Robert Dimitt is accused of horse abuse after he "maliciously and cruelly mutilated" multiple Quarter Horses by cutting the frogs out of their feet, which led to the horses' deaths....
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STATE OF FLORIDA vs. GINA MICHELLE WARREN

STATE OF FLORIDA vs. GINA MICHELLE WARREN

Florida horse trainer Gina Warren of GT Stables allegedly gave her horseback riding students alcohol before they saddled up. One rider ended up taken away by ambulance after a serious accident left her unconscious....
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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA vs. LESLIE DAWN BESN (BEAN)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA vs. LESLIE DAWN BEAN

Leslie Bean of Autumn Dressage in North Carolina is charged with assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury. This isn't the dressage trainer's first brush with the law....
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THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. MONICA THORS

Monica Thors, a former harness racing trainer and horse rescuer, was indicted by a grand jury for allegedly causing injury and ultimately death to four of her horses. She is accused of not following veterinarian recommenda...
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STATE OF TEXAS vs KATHLEEN ELIANA HOFFMAN

STATE OF TEXAS vs KATHLEEN ELIANA HOFFMAN

Two Texas quarter horse breeders are charged with three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty. Officials say that number could go up based on the evidence of more than 200 horses that have been seized in place at the Hoffma...
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STATE OF TEXAS vs EDWARD HOFFMAN

STATE OF TEXAS vs EDWARD HOFFMAN, JR.

Herman Hoffman is a quarter horse breeder and operator of Calico Dairy. He is charged with animal cruelty after 201 horses at his Premium Star Ranch in Montgomery County, Texas were found allegedly maltreated. His wif...
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COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA v TRESIE L. WALLACE

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA v TRESIE L. WALLACE

Tennessee hunter/jumper trainer Tresie Wallace is charged with felony larceny after bailment after she didn't return a show pony she was leasing to its Virginia owner....
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Kountz Arena owner enters plea in horse abuse case

STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff, vs. DAYLE HARRIS KOUNTZ, Defendant.

The owner of Kountz Arena in Montana is charged with felony animal cruelty after he allegedly failed to provide his stallion veterinarian care after its leg was injured. Months later part of the leg fell off leaving a blo...
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STATE OF TENNESSEE vs. JULIA IRENEHILL

STATE OF TENNESSEE vs. JULIA IRENE HILL

Hunter/jumper trainer Julia Irene Hill is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, forgery, theft, and being a fugitive from justice after she allegedly stole from the stable she was working for in Tennessee. She's a...
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The State of Louisiana v. Vincent Datrio

Authorities arrested the co-owner of Parkview Farms in Louisiana for aggravated rape. Vincent Datrio is accused of raping a mentally challenged woman at the stable....
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THE STATE OF GEORGIA vs. CHAN SMALLING SUTTON

THE STATE OF GEORGIA vs. CHAN SMALLING SUTTON

Chan Smalling Sutton pleaded guilty to computer porn and criminal attempt to commit a felony. He offers saddle seat lessons, horse training, and breeds saddlebreds at his Oak Lane Farm, but isn't licensed to do so under ...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. PAMELA A. VIVIRITO

A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment against Pamela Vivirito, the founder of Equine Angels Rescue in Pennsylvania. She is charged with interference with commerce by extortion....
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THE STATE OF GEORGIA vs. CLAUDE LAMAR DOUGLAS

THE STATE OF GEORGIA vs. CLAUDE LAMAR DOUGLAS

Georgia horsemanship trainer Claude Douglas pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for starving three horses including a foal that died. He is banned from training, possessing or owning any animal for the next two years....
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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA vs SUSAN REBECCA HOUSLEY

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA vs SUSAN REBECCA HOUSLEY

Former College of Charleston riding instructor, Susan Rebecca Housley, is accused of neglecting her horses. She is charged with two counts of ill treatment to an animal....
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STATE OF MISSOURI v. BRADLEY JAMES HOUSE.

STATE OF MISSOURI v. BRADLEY JAMES HOUSE.

Paint Horse trainer Brad House pleaded guilty to statutory rape after having a sexual relationship with a minor at the Missouri boarding and training stable where he works, Dardenne Creek Stables....
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STATE OF TEXAS v. MCCLEISH CHRISTMAS BENHAM

STATE OF TEXAS v. MCCLEISH CHRISTMAS BENHAM

Mac Bnham is employed as a Tennessee Walking Horse trainer by Maple Crest Farm of Bell Buckle owned by Keith and Elaine Rosbury. The couple was a presenting sponsor at the 2014 Celebration....
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THE STATE OF UTAH vs. SHAMUS JOSEF HAWS

Shamus Haws, a 2015 Road to the Horse Wild Card, is charged with animal cruelty after ten of his horses died from severe dehydration in Utah. The Running U Livestock operator remains an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breede...
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Mark Edward Arballo_Nash County, NC

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA v. MARK ARBALLO

Mark Arballo of Arballo Reining Horses is charged with felony animal abuse for the September 2013 death of Bella Gunnabe Gifted. The mare was owned by Martha Torkington of San Diego Equestrian Center formerly called...
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Sherri Brunzell mugshot 2017

STATE OF COLORADO v. SHERRI BRUNZELL

Cutting horse breeder Sherri Brunzell is facing criminal prosecution after authorities seized 10 horses from an equine mortuary storing the remains of more than a dozen horses' remains. One was the legendary cutting stalli...
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