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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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State of New Mexico v. Francisco Espinoza

State of New Mexico v. Francisco Espinoza

A horse racing groom is accused of raping a teenage girl after he gave her a ride. Authorities say DNA evidence implicates Francisco Espinoza, 60, to the crimes....
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Gulfstream Park November 2016 EHV-1

Equine Piroplasmosis Confirmed at New Mexico Facility

A southern New Mexico training facility is back under quarantine after a horse's equine piroplasmosis diagnosis. The New Mexico Livestock Board imposed the quarantine at Jovi Training Stables in Sunland Park late Frid...
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Kentucky Horse Trainer Jailed for Animal Abuse

UPDATE: EHV-1 Confirmed in 72 NM Horses, 2 Texas

New Mexico officials say the EHV-1 count continues to rise and has moved to Texas. A total of 72 New Mexico horses and two El Paso Texas horses are confirmed with equine herpes virus (EHV-1)....
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EHV-1 Confirmed in 64 NM Horses

EHV-1 Confirmed in 64 NM Horses

New Mexico officials say the number of confirmed equine herpes (EHV-1) cases continues to climb at Sunland Park Racetrack. The outbreak is responsible for 64 cases of EHV-1....
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Gulfstream Park November 2016 EHV-1

EHV-1: 44 NM Horses Confirmed with Virus

New Mexico officials confirm 44 horses have now tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EHV-1), almost two weeks after the first case was reported. Five horses have been euthanized after showing progressive neurologi...
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According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, the conspiracy involved 58 races and took place between 2002 and 2014.

UPDATE: EHV-1 Confirmed in 28 New Mexico Horses

New Mexico's Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino says 28 horses have tested positive for the equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). Five have been euthanized....
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Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Slaughter of Horses in NM

Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Slaughter of Horses in NM

Valley Meat is accused of repeatedly violating environmental requirements and federal food-safety laws, including dumping "the remains of hundreds of dead and/or slaughtered animals on the grounds of the Slaughterhouse..."...
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NM Attorney General Files Suit to Halt Horse Slaughter

NM Attorney General Files Suit to Halt Horse Slaughter

Gary King filed suit against the Roswell company asking for a temporary restraining order to keep the plant from opening. “I took this action because horse slaughter presents a genuine risk to New Mexicans’ health and...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

STATE OF NEW MEXICO, Plaintiff, vs. GREG COLLIER, Defendant.

Horse trainer Greg Collier allegedly beat to death a thoroughbred colt he was training with a whip. The case was heard by the NM Supreme Court and he is headed to trial for the third time....
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