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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Judge Dismisses Jill Burnell Suit Against Local Humane Society

A federal judge in California dismissed a civil case brought against the Marin Humane Society and nine other defendants by convicted animal abuser Jill Burnell. The Gray Fox Farm owner and breeder filed suit in Decembe...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Warmblood Breeder Convicted of Animal Abuse Sues Humane Society for $15 Million

A convicted animal abuser sues a local humane society for $15 million. California Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell of Gray Fox Farm alleges her rights were violated....
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

JILL BURNELL and ALEX BURNELL, Plaintiffs, v. MARIN HUMANE SOCIETY, et al.

Convicted horse abuser Jill Burnell is suing a humane society for $15 million alleging her rights were violated. Read the full complaint filed on behalf of the Gray Fox Farm owner and Warmblood breeder who stands Redwin...
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Trial Date Set for Jill Burnell in Horse Cruelty Case

UPDATED: Jill Burnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

A California Warmblood breeder is now a convicted animal abuser. Jill Burnell pleaded guilty to animal cruelty for failing to provide the Oldenburg mare Radieshen with proper shelter at her Gray Fox Farm....
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Trial Date Set for Jill Burnell in Horse Cruelty Case

Trial Date Set for Jill Burnell in Horse Cruelty Case

Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell of Gray Fox Farm in California is charged with five misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, five misdemeanor counts of keeping an animal without proper care, and two misdemeanor counts of ani...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Jill Burnell Ordered to Stand Trial for Horse Abuse

A California warmblood breeder will stand trial after being accused of neglecting six of her horses. Marin Superior Court Judge James Ritchie bound Jill Burnell over for trial Monday....
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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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Court Denies Burnell's Petition

Judge: No Ruling on Return of Burnell Horses

Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell isn't getting her seized horses back, at least not now....
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, v. JILL ANN BURNELL, ALEX BURNELL.

Jill Burnell of Gray Fox Farm is charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty for the alleged neglect of her horses including her hunter/jumper stallions. Burnell is a warmblood breeder in California and owns the stall...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Jill Burnell Arraigned on Animal Abuse Charges

Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of animal cruelty on Thursday. The charges stem from Burnell's alleged neglect of her horses at Gray Fox Farm....
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Details Emerge in Burnell Horse Seizure

We’ve seen the shocking photo of the emaciated chestnut mare. Now the troublesome details regarding the condition of Jill Burnell’s seized horses were released in the latest court petitions filed by the California war...
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Jill Burnell Now Plaintiff in Suit Against Marin Humane Society

Jill Burnell Now Plaintiff in Suit Against Marin Humane Society

Warmblood breeder Jill Burnell is now the plaintiff in the case against the Marin Humane Society. The allegations focus on the December seizure of the stallion Romantic Star. The suit was originally filed by Georgia ho...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

JILL BURNELL, Petitioner, v. MARIN HUMANE SOCIETY Respondent.

Marin Humane Society attorney Bruce Wagman tells Rate My Horse PRO the three broodmares seized from Gray Fox Farm are deemed abandoned since no lien payments were made on their behalf. A lien payment was made toward ...
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Stallion Owner Sues Marin Humane Society After Burnell Seizure

Stallion Owner Sues Marin Humane Society After Burnell Seizure

Stallion owner Ronda Stavisky is suing the Marin Humane Society for the alleged wrongful seizure of Romantic Star from Jill Burnell, in late December. The vet report states "changes on the chemistry due to anorexia and...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

RONDA STAVISKY, v. MARIN HUMANE SOCIETY, et al.

Rising Star Farm owner Ronda Stavisky is suing the Marin Humane Society after the group seized a stallion from Jill Burnell. Stavisky alleges she purchased Romantic Star which was seized for neglect along with other h...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Independent Hearing Officer Rules Second Seizure of Jill Burnell's Horses Justified

A new ruling states Marin Humane Society Animal Services in California was justified in the seizure of two mares from Gray Fox Farm. Jill Burnell is the owner of the warmblood breeding farm....
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

An independent hearing officer has ruled Marin Humane Society Animal Services was justified in the seizure of two horses from Gray Fox Farm in December - a mare and stallion. An additional two horses were seized this m...
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Court Denies Burnell's Petition

Court Denies Burnell's Petition, New Issue Arises

Four horses have been seized by Marin Humane Society Animal Services from the Gray Fox Farm owner's property since late December. “The horses were suffering and in need,” says Bruce Wagman, counsel for the humane ...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

JILL BURNELL, Petitioner, v. MARlN HUMANE SOCIETY, Respondent.

Jill Burnell’s attorney, Maggie Weems asked for the return of her client’s horses, and for an order keeping animal services from entering Burnell’s property, without a court order. The request was denied. And the G...
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UPDATE: Warmblood Breeder Investigated for Possible Horse Neglect

UPDATE: Warmblood Breeder Investigated for Possible Horse Neglect

Two horses have allegedly been seized from California breeder Jill Burnell. Officials from the Marin County Humane Society have confirmed the once well-known warmblood breeder is being investigated for horse neglect....
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