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Ohio Man Accused of Sawing Injured Horse's Leg Off: Update

Animal Cruelty Ohio authorities say 58-year-old Mark Hill turned himself in after officials obtained an arrest warrant for animal cruelty. Hill, of Fredericktown, allegedly cut off his injured horse's leg with a saw....
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USEF Temporarily Suspends NJ Jumper Trainer Devin Ryan

USEF Temporarily Suspends NJ Jumper Trainer Devin Ryan

A New Jersey jumper trainer was kicked out of the Hampton Classic Horse Show after being accused of horse abuse. National competitor Devin Ryan, of River Run Stables, was turned into stewards by an alert schooling sup...
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UPDATE: Undercover Investigation Exposes Allegations of Soring Abuses at ThorSport Farm

UPDATE: Undercover Investigation Exposes Allegations of Soring Abuses at ThorSport Farm

An undercover investigation shows those in the big lick industry are still crippling their horses in the name of sport, according to The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). ThorSport Farm's owners Duke and Rh...
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Florida Trail Riding Operator Arrested for Animal Cruelty

Florida Trail Riding Operator Arrested for Animal Cruelty

The owner of a Florida horseback and trail riding business was arrested Friday for allegedly abusing horses. James "Bo" Sharpe, of Okeechobee, is facing eight felony and three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty....
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Kentucky's Walking Dead: Larry Browning's Horses

Equine Cruelty Investigator Quits due to "Lack of Prosecution": Larry Browning Case

"Just the sheer volume of dead animals and he [Larry Browning] didn't see anything wrong it," says Pendleton County Animal Control Officer Scott Pracht. The Kentucky animal control investigator is calling it quits afte...
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Arraignment Rescheduled for California Horse Trainer Charged in Horses' Deaths

Aron Jacques Pleads Not Guilty to Horse Cruelty Charges

A California horse trainer accused of starving multiple horses to death pleaded not guilty to nine counts of animal cruelty on Monday....
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Beth Hoskins Convicted of Animal Cruelty

Judge Denies Stay, Beth Hoskins Headed to Jail

Convicted horse abuser Beth Hoskins was to check in with officials, Friday at 5PM, after a judge denied a stay of her sentence....
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Criminal Charges Filed Against Monica Thors for Horse Cruelty

Criminal Charges Filed Against Monica Thors for Horse Cruelty

A New Jersey rescue operator is facing two criminal charges after being accused of abusing her horses. Seven horses were seized from Monica Thors....
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NJ SPCA: Horse Abuse Charges Coming Against Monica Thors

NJ SPCA: Horse Abuse Charges Coming Against Monica Thors, Horses Removed

A spokesman for the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says "charges will be filed soon" against Monica Thors, who is accused of abusing her horses....
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Horses Returned to Former Morgan Breeder Hoskins

Beth Hoskins: Convicted Horse Abuser In Contempt of Court

A New York horse breeder convicted of 52 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty is in contempt of court. Beth Hoskins failed to sell 33 of her Morgan horses by October 30th, as ordered by a judge in May....
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Preliminary Hearing Continues in Jill Burnell Animal Abuse Case

Accused of abusing her horses, the owner of Gray Fox Farm, in California, is scheduled to be back in court Monday morning for day five of her preliminary hearing. Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell is charged with 5 felon...
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American Dressage Riders Attempt to Rescue Horses from John Byrialsen

American Dressage Riders Attempt to Rescue Horses from John Byrialsen

The video of John Byrialsen's horse breeding farm in Poland was called horrific, shocking, and appalling. Now, three dressage riders from the United States are trying to help the surviving horses....
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John Byrialsen Speaks Amid Abuse Allegations

John Byrialsen Speaks Amid Horse Abuse Allegations

Dutch breeder John Byrialsen breaks his silence days after he was exposed for allegedly neglecting his horses. Byrialsen spoke with the local Dutch station TV Midt-Vest telling his critics he is an animal lover....
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Horse Show Abuse: Growth of an Epidemic

TN Grand Jury Indicts TWH Trainer Jackie McConnell

A Fayette County Grand Jury has indicted infamous horse abuser Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty. Court documents charge the men tortured and sored horses as documented in a 2011 Hum...
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NM Supreme Court: Collier Can Be Tried Again in Horse's Death

NM Supreme Court: Collier Can Be Tried Again in Horse's Death

Despite Greg Collier's last two trials ending in mistrials, the case of a horse beaten to death will not die. The New Mexico Supreme Court decided Monday Collier can be tried a third time for the beating death of his cl...
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Shirley Roth Suspended from AQHA

Shirley Roth Suspended from AQHA, NSBA for Allegedly Abusing Horse

The American Quarter Horse Association and National Snaffle Bit Association have suspended Ocala horse trainer, Shirley Roth, after an alleged incident at the Reichert Celebration in Texas....
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TWH Celebration Changes Testing to Detect Soring

TWH Celebration Changes Testing to Detect Soring

The controversial Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration announced Monday it is changing the testing protocol utilized to detect the abusive practice of soring....
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National Snaffle Bit Association Steps Up Penalties for Horse Abusers

National Snaffle Bit Association Steps Up Penalties for Horse Abusers

The National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) has announced stiffer penalties for horse abusers including fines and suspensions....
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