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Gold Digging Ashley animal abuse case

Robert Dimitt's Animal Cruelty Sentence Revisited

Robert Dimitt grabbed me by my throat and pushed me out of the wash bay. He ended up on top of me with the bloody hoof knife pressed to my throat and was saying he ought to kill me for what I had done. ...
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PA doping scandal hits track

Horse Trainer Convicted of 14 Felonies in Doping Conspiracy

A federal jury convicted a Penn National horse trainer Murray Rojas of 14 felony counts of misbranding prescription drugs and conspiracy....
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Anti-Doping Authority Introduced in Horseracing Integrity Act

No doping 24 hrs before racing Lawmakers introduced the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 (H.R. 2651) Thursday. It would create a new anti-doping and medication authority and standardize racing medication rules. Rep...
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Despite aggressive veterinary intervention, the coffin bone came through the sole of the hoof. The foot “turned to mush” and Awesome Ashley was euthanized.

Dimitt Enters Blind Plea in Horse Mutilation Case

Oklahoma hoof-cutting racehorse trainer Robert Dimitt accepted a blind plea. Dimmit mutilated the feet of multiple horses leading to their deaths....
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Despite aggressive veterinary intervention, the coffin bone came through the sole of the hoof. The foot “turned to mush” and Awesome Ashley was euthanized.

Robert Dimitt Waives Prelim in Animal Cruelty Case

Horse Cruelty Case An Oklahoma horse trainer accused of mutilating horses' feet waived his right to his preliminary hearing Friday. Robert Dimitt will stand trial for five counts of felony animal cruelty. Dimitt ac...
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Robert Dimitt Killed Horses by Cutting Hooves Off: Witness

Veterinarian Knew About Dimitt's Alleged Horse Abuse: Exclusive

A report obtained exclusively by Rate My Horse PRO exposes a racetrack veterinarian for failing to report allegations of horse abuse by Robert Dimitt prior to his arrest. ...
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Shares Desires allegedly shocked by Michael Neafus

Harness Racing Driver Charged with Electrically Shocking Horse

Indiana authorities have charged a harness racing driver with animal abuse. Michael Neafus, of Corydon, is accused of using a cord to electrically shock a horse named Shares Desires. A witness told the horse's own...
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Maria Borell Arrest Warrant

Arrest Warrant Issued for Maria Borell in Kentucky

Where is Maria Borrell? An arrest warrant has been issued for Maria Borell in Kentucky, according to authorities. It stems from an animal cruelty investigation that began this month. More than 40 horses were aband...
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Humane Society Brings Advisory Council to Horse Racing

Horse Racing The Humane Society of the United States announced its entry into the horse racing world Thursday. Discussions regarding animal welfare issues and elevating the welfare standards in horse racing led to the...
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Synthetic Opioid Found after Horses Drug Tested

Synthetic Opioid Found after Horses Drug Tested

Experts say a synthetic opioid drug as potent as morphine showed up in post-race samples taken from horses in New York. The Association of Racing Commissioners International has put all racing regulatory agencies worldwi...
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Robert Dimmitt horse abuse

Hoof Carving Trainer Charged with Additional Counts of Animal Cruelty: Docs

An Oklahoma horse trainer accused of cutting the frog out of horses' hooves to "make them run faster" is charged with two more counts of animal cruelty. That brings Robert Dimitt's felony charge count up to five for his a...
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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 death.s...
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Oklahoma Trainer Arrested for Mutilated Horses' Deaths

Oklahoma Trainer Arrested for Mutilated, Dead Horses: Sheriff

An Oklahoma horse trainer is facing three counts of felony animal cruelty after multiple horses were found dead on his Sallisaw horse farm, according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff. Robert Dimitt was arrested for the all...
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Trainer Lou Pena Banned from Racing for 1700+ Equine Drug Violations

Trainer Lou Pena Banned from Racing for 1700+ Equine Drug Violations

Harness racing trainer Luis Pena has been banned from the sport for illegally drugging horses more than 1700 times, according to the New York State Gaming Commission....
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Veterinarians Plead Guilty to Drugging Horses at Penn National

Veterinarians Plead Guilty to Drugging Horses at Penn National

Four veterinarians pleaded guilty to federal charges this week for illegally administrating drugs to racehorses on race day at Penn National Race Track. The defendants' guilty pleas are a part of a plea deal with federal ...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

JMJ Racing Stables, LLC v WICKLIFFE PHARMACEUTICAL, INC., a Kentucky Corporation, d/b/a Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy, et al.

A Kentucky compounding pharmacy is facing three lawsuits brought by thoroughbred owners alleging a faulty drug concoction, toxic to their horses, was due to the company's negligence. Wycliffe Pharmaceutical, Inc., also kn...
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Senate Hearing Scrutinizes Drugs in Horse Racing

Senate Hearing Scrutinizes Drugs in Horse Racing

Democratic Senator Tom Udall introduced the Interstate Horseracing Improvement Act, which specifically seeks stiffer penalties for those who violate the rules. View the testimony from key witnesses who went before the S...
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