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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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State drops felony HIV charge against Darren Chiacchia 2017.

BREAKING: Florida Drops Darren Chiacchia Felony Case

Olympic Three-day eventer Darren Chiacchia of Independence Farms tells us, “It’s finally over." ...
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Barn Fire Kills 5 Horses including Police Horse

Police Horse Among 5 Killed in Indiana Barn Fire

A barn fire in southern Indiana killed five horses, including a police horse, at Davis Ranch in Hardinsburg....
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Missouri Horse Trainer Charged with Videoing Teen

Missouri Horse Trainer Charged with Videoing Teen

Missouri horse trainer Kenneth Emery recorded video of a teenage horseback riding student undressing, according to authorities. This isn't Emery's first run-in with the law....
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Joey Barley was allegedly caught with methamphetamine (meth) and methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known on the street as ecstasy.

Hunter/Jumper Trainer Joey Barley Busted for Drugs

Out on bail and awaiting court proceedings for allegedly trafficking meth, a North Carolina hunter/jumper trainer Joey Barley is facing more drug charges. ...
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Alleged Horse Theft of $220,000 Horse

STATE OF FLORIDA vs. ELENA RICHART ESCODA

Elena Richart Escoda was arrested for theft after she allegedly stole three horses from her customer worth $220,000....
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USEF Competition

Wellington Horse Trainer Charged with Grand Theft Auto

A Florida horse trainer is charged with grand theft auto after he allegedly stole a Yamaha scooter from the International Palm Beach Equestrian Center, authorities say. What Andy Barone of Raven Ridge Farm didn't real...
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Florida Trainer Hailed a Hero

Florida Horse Trainer Hailed a Hero

A Florida horse trainer is being hailed a hero after she saved Rick Appin's life. Meghan Green received a "Life Saving Commendation" award from Parkland City Commissioners Wednesday....
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Arizona Horseback Riding Instructor Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Girls

Arizona Horseback Riding Instructor Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Girls

An Arizona horseback riding instructor convicted of child sex abuse will spend four-years in prison. Ralph Carr must also register as a sex offender and will serve a lifetime on probation....
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Walking Horse

Missouri Walking Horse Stable Owner Charged with Child Sex Abuse

A Missouri stable owner is facing multiple counts of child sex abuse after he allegedly made unwanted sexual advances toward two underage farm employees. David Davenport, 56, of D&D Stables, in Rogersville, is charged wi...
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Alabama Walking Horse Trainer Indicted for Aggravated Assault

Jury Finds Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Guilty of Assault

A Maury County Circuit Court jury took an hour to find a Tennessee Walking Horse trainer guilty of assault on Tuesday. Alabama's Jamie Lawrence drove his truck at an anti-soring protester last May when he entered a ho...
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AQHA Professional Horseman Shamus Haws Charged in Horses' Deaths

Utah Horse Trainer Gets Deal on Appeal in Animal Cruelty Case

A Utah horse trainer convicted of animal cruelty for the dehydration deaths of four horses was given a plea resolution on appeal. Shamus Haws' conviction was dismissed after he donated $10,000 to a horse related non-profit...
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USEF Town Halls Focus on Drugs and Improved Coaching

USEF Town Halls Focus on Drugs and Improved Coaching

Yogi Breisner, Performance Manager and Lead for World Class Program Coach Development, says coaching is "a tremendous responsibility." He attributes that responsibility to another living creature being involved in the ...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

LYNN KASSEM v MATT MARTIN, DEBI CONNOR aka DEBORAH CONNOR dba DEBI CONNOR SALES, et al.

Tennessee hunter/jumper trainer Matt Martin is being sued for failing to disclose health and behavior issues of sales horses he recommended. The suit accuses Martin of fraud, breach of contract and negligent misrepresenta...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

ARCHIBALD COX, III and MEREDITH MATEO, Petitioners, against UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION, INC., Respondent.

Brookway Stables owner Archie Cox, of California, is challenging USEF's GABA science in a New York court. The filing comes after the USEF Hearing Committee ruled in August 2015 that Cox and his client violated F...
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USEF Back to Court for Drug and Medication Policy

USEF Back to Court for Drug and Medication Policy

The United States Equestrian Federation is facing an administrative hearing arising out of the association's anti-doping provision for therapeutic substances. Petitioners connected to the hunter/jumper mare Fonteyn, are ...
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NY Law Mandates Minors Wear Approved Riding Helmets

Arizona Riding Instructor Guilty of Child Sex Abuse

An Arizona riding instructor was found guilty of 14 counts of sex abuse on Monday. Ralph Carr was convicted by a jury in Maricopa County Superior Court after years of court proceedings....
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

THOMAS WRIGHT and JOHN & STEPHANIE INGRAM, LLC -against- UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION, INC.

The petitioners believe USEF's decision to hold them in violation of GR410 was arbitrary and capriocious and not supported by scientific evidence. The hunter/jumper trainer and owners are seeking the court to dismiss the...
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Kentucky Horse Trainer Jailed for Animal Abuse

Kentucky Horse Trainer Jailed for Animal Abuse

A Kentucky horse trainer was sentenced to jail Friday for animal cruelty. Francis Lee McKinney was convicted of four counts of miscare and mistreatment of animals....
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Court Upholds Brigid Colvin's GABA Suspension

NY Appeals Court Upholds Brigid Colvin's GABA Suspension

Brigid Colvin was one of two "horse trainers" suspended after Tori Colvin's mount Inclusive, owned by Betsee Parker, tested positive for gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) at the 2014 USHJA International Hunter Derby C...
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