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Second Defendant Guilty in Equine Veterinarian, Family Murder Plot

Veterinarian's murder case closed A Kentucky woman pleaded guilty to three counts of complicity to murder Friday stemming from the 2014 slaying of veterinarian Emily Champion and her parents. A judge sentenced Ann...
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Marlena Robinson of Bedford, KY entered plea in animal cruelty case after dozens of dead animals were found on her farm.

Kentucky Horse Owner Pleads in Animal Cruelty Death Case

Kentucky horse owner and self-professed horse rescuer Marlena Robinson took a deal in an animal cruelty case involving more than a dozen dead horses....
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March 2017 Brook Ledge Horse Transportation Accident Kentucky

Horse Transporter Involved in Kentucky Accident

Three Horses Loaded An accident caused a Brook Ledge horse trailer to overturn Thursday in Kentucky. Lexington firefighters cut the trailer before three horses, including a foal, walked out on their own. Another B...
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Marlena Robinson is Charged with 97 Counts including Animal Cruelty

Kentucky Self-Professed Horse Rescuer Faces 97 Charges

Kentucky self-proclaimed horse rescuer Marlena Robinson is facing 97 criminal charges including animal cruelty. Learn what they found....
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Thoroughbred EHV-1 Kentucky and Illinois

UPDATE: EHV-1 Cases Identified at Turfway Park, Keeneland

Kentucky officials quarantined a second Oldham County stable due to the equine herpes virus (EHV-1). ...
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Absolute Insurer Rule for Trainers Unconstitutional: Kentucky Court

EHV Confirmed in Kentucky Horses

Kentucky Department of Agriculture officials quarantined an equine facility in Oldham County. Tests confirm multiple horses positive for the neurologic form of the equine herpes virus (EHV-1). ...
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A barn fire kills 23 horses at Mercury Equine Center, a Lexington Thoroughbred training center.

23 Horses Perish in Mercury Equine Center Stable Fire

A barn fire at the Mercury Equine Center in Kentucky killed 23 horses Sunday....
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Emily Champion's Brother Pleads Guilty to Family's Kentucky Murder

No chance of parole A Kentucky man charged with killing his equine veterinarian sister, parents and alleged hit-man entered a guilty plea to four counts of murder Thursday. Ryan Champion, 38, also pleaded guilty to the ...
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Maria Borell Allegations of Animal Cruelty

Borells Have No Ownership Claim to 40+ Abandoned Horses: Judge

A Kentucky judge ruled Maria Borell and her father, Charles "Chuck" Borell, have no ownership claim to 42 horses abandoned in June....
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The Syracuse, N.Y. resident entered an Alford plea Thursday to nine of 43 counts of second degree animal cruelty.

Maria Borell's Father Takes Deal in Animal Cruelty Case

43 Horses Neglected A plea deal will keep Charles "Chuck" Borell out of jail in a Kentucky animal cruelty case. The Syracuse, N.Y. resident entered an Alford plea Thursday to nine of 43 counts of second-degree an...
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Maria Borell's Dad Enters Plea to Animal Cruelty in Kentucky

The attorney for Maria Borell's dad appeared in court and entered a not guilty plea Monday on his client's behalf. Charles "Chuck" Borell, of Syracuse, N.Y., is charged with 43 counts of second-degre...
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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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Ryan Champion pleads guilty to killing his sister Emily Champion, DVM and their parents.

Trial Set for Equine Vet's Brother Accused of Family's Murder

A 2016 trial date is scheduled for a Kentucky man accused of killing his family, including his equine veterinarian sister, Emily Champion, and a fourth individual....
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New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Track EHV-1 Quarantine

Deadly Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in 4 Kentucky Horses

The Marshall County horses did not show clinical signs of the disease and were in good body condition. The four horses, varied in age from 6 to 21-years, and were humanely euthanized. There is no cure for EIA....
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Lost

Lost, Abandoned Horse Database Launches in Kentucky

Stray horses may not be a common sight in most places, but it is an issue Kentucky struggles with in parts of the state, according to one commissioner. Officials say they have launched a new tool to help owners find their ...
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Michael Jung Rides Fischerroicana FST to Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Win

Michael Jung Rides Fischerroicana FST to Rolex Three-Day Win

Michael Jung of Germany rode the impressive mare, Fischerroicana FST, in yet another perfect jumping effort to win the title of Rolex Kentucky Champion on their dressage score of 39.3. Jung said of Fischerroicana FS...
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Jung and Ashker Lead After First Day of Dressage at 37th Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Jung and Ashker Lead After First Day of Dressage at 37th Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Going into the overall lead early in the day were Michael Jung of Germany and Fischerrocana FST. The Team Gold medalists from 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games set a score that could not be topped with a 39.3....
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Ryan Champion pleads guilty to killing his sister Emily Champion, DVM and their parents.

Second Defendant Enters Not Guilty Plea in Emily Champion, Family Murder

A second defendant entered a not guilty plea to three counts of complicity to commit murder in a Kentucky court Friday. The charges stem from Ann Plotkin's alleged connection to the murder of equine veterinarian Emily Ch...
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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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Murdered Equine Veterinarian Emily Champion

Ryan Champion Appears with New Attorney, Pleads Not Guilty

The Kentucky man accused of killing his equine veterinarian sister, Emily Champion, DVM, parents, and a fourth individual entered a not-guilty plea at his arraignment Wednesday....
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