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Mark Arballo Charged with Animal Cruelty in Reining Horse Death

Prosecution Bites Arballo, Adds Second Horse Abuse Charge

A second animal abuse charge has been filed in California against Mark Arballo stemming from his alleged maltreatment of the mare, Bella Gunnabe Gifted....
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Civil Suit Filed in Reining Horse's Death

Civil Suit Filed in Reining Horse's Death

Plaintiff Martha Torkington alleges reining horse trainer, Mark Arballo, intended to cause harm to her mare, Bella Gunnabe Gifted, due to the rising level of contentiousness between them....
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Mark Arballo Pleads Not Guilty in Reining Horse’s Death

Mark Arballo Pleads Not Guilty in Reining Horse’s Death

A reining horse trainer pleaded not guilty in California on Thursday to animal cruelty. Mark Arballo’s defense attorney told the court the case is about envy, not horse abuse....
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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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Mark Arballo Charged with Animal Cruelty in Reining Horse Death

Mark Arballo Charged with Animal Cruelty in Reining Horse Death

A felony animal abuse charge has been filed in California against Mark Arballo stemming from the September 2013 death of the reining horse, Bella Gunnabe Gifted, according to the prosecutor's office....
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Reining Horse Death

Reining Horse Death, Still No Charges

Ten months after a "training" session turned deadly for the California reining derby horse, Bella Gunnabe Gifted, criminal charges still have not been filed....
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Mark Arballo: What Lies Beneath

Mark Arballo: What Lies Beneath

The recent death of Martha Torkington’s reining horse, Bella Gunnabe Gifted, after one of Mark Arballo’s training sessions has spurred a criminal investigation in California....
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Reining Horse's Death Investigation Continues

Reining Horse's Death Investigation Continues

The six-year old quarter horse was purchased by Martha Torkington in June. The mare was in the training program of Mark Arballo and his girlfriend, Patrice Hohl, of Arballo Reining Horses. The pair worked out of The ...
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