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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 t...
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Absolute Insurer Rule for Trainers Unconstitutional: Kentucky Court

Absolute Insurer Rule for Trainers Unconstitutional: Kentucky Court

A Kentucky court finds that the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's absolute insurer rule for trainers is unconstitutional. The totality of the ruling could impact future drug and medication guidelines and due process fo...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

ANDRONICKI MICHELLE SHAH, Plaintiff, vs. VALERIE RENIHAN and MELINDA (MINDY) DARST, Defendants.

Pony trainer Mindy Darst and another top hunter jumper trainer, Val Renihan are being sued for allegedly making fraudulent claims, through their agent, Sarah Doyle, in order to sell a lesser pony for $100,000 at the 2011...
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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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Maria Borell Allegations of Animal Cruelty

Maria Borell Dad Enters Plea to Animal Cruelty in Kentucky

Chuck Borell 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-degree...
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Maria Borell's Dad Enters Plea to Animal Cruelty in Kentucky

Chuck Borell 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...
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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 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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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 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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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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Kentucky's Walking Dead: Larry Browning's Horses

Kentucky's Walking Dead: Larry Browning's Horses

Some are calling the charges against horse trader and kill buyer Larry Browning long overdue. So why were charges only filed in 2014 despite numerous complaints against the Kentucky horse owner?...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

CODY J. WILLIAMS v. UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION, INC.

Horse trainer Cody Williams sued the USEF after he was suspended for alleged horse abuse. Read the court documents and learn more about this case at Rate My Horse PRO's Equine Court....
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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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FEI Adds Substances to Banned List for 2014

Kentucky, Florida Bid on 2018 WEG

Two U.S. cities have submitted bids to host the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018. The Fédération Équestre Internationale, states Lexington, Kentucky and Wellington, Florida, submitted formal applications and que...
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46 Horses Ready to Tackle 2013 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

46 Horses Ready to Tackle 2013 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

The excitement of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover, was the only thing keeping participants and spectators warm - as the ground jury accepted the 46 horses brought forward for first inspections...
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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Boasts Record Entries

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Boasts Record Entries

Kentucky represents a significant Olympic trial for American riders, who are out in force, headed by Phillip Dutton riding Fernhill Eagle and Mighty Nice and country favorite Boyd Martin with three horses competing....
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Virginia officials confirm a Culpeper horse was euthanized due to the equine herpes virus (EHV-1). They have quarantined the horse's originating farm.

EHV-1 Health Alert in Tennessee

Tennessee officials describe horses that had neurological abnormalities. The information released says that the illness has resulted in four equine deaths with four additional horses demonstrating similar symptoms....
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Kentucky vs Arnold Warmels

THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY vs. ARNOLD M. WARMELS

Former Kentucky horse trainer Arnold Warmels pleaded guilty to 4th degree assault. Warmels has reportedly relocated his business, Arnold Warmels Dressage, to Texas....
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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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