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Colorado Fabrizius Livestock aka Fabrizius Kill Pen Exposes 240 to EIA Positive Horse

240 Horses Exposed to Deadly EIA from Colorado Kill Pen, 100 Shipped Nationwide

Details emerge as Colorado investigates the location of 240 horses exposed to deadly EIA. Did you buy a horse or was it transported with a kill pen horse? Click for complete details. ...
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Biting insects typically transmit EIA, also known as swamp fever, which is a blood-borne illness.

Equine Disease Alerts: July

An Oklahoma horse rescue may feel the financial sting after bringing a horse into the state without a Coggins. The horse was confirmed positive with equine infectious anemia ... ...
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Oklahoma Horse Trailer Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

UPDATE: Oklahoma Horse Trailer Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

Update Thirty-four-year-old Ericka K. Smith, who also goes by the name Ericka Benman, is now serving her time in an Oklahoma prison. A judge sentenced Smith to serve 63 months in prison for fraud of almost $1.5 milli...
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The Department of Corrections is now responsible for Dimitt as he begins serving a 15-year probation sentence in Arkansas. Dimitt is to have no contact with horses while he is on probation.

Convicted Animal Abuser Dimitt Released from Oklahoma Jail

The Department of Corrections is now responsible for Robert Dimitt as he begins serving a 15-year probation sentence in Arkansas. Dimitt is to have no contact with horses while he is on probation. ...
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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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Animal Cruelty Robert Dimitt

Robert Dimitt Sentenced to Prison for Torturing Horses

Charlotte Northam, of Ada, alerted authorities to dead horses on Dimitt’s property. Dimitt cut the frogs out of the horses’ hooves to “make them run faster”. ...
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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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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

SILVER CREEK FARMS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. MAGGIE FULLINGTON, Defendant.

A breach of contract involving Silver Creek Farm stallion Apiro lands the breeding farm in court. Click to view the court documents....
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Detectives arrested Always and Forever Horse Rescue manager Jess Ahumada after an investigation revealed he diverted funds meant for the pseudo-horse rescue.

Horse Rescue Director Embezzled Funds: Sheriff

Investigation continues The director of a California horse rescue is accused of stealing cash and equipment leading to his arrest. Detectives arrested Always and Forever Horse Rescue manager Jess Ahumada after an in...
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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.

Robert Dimitt Waives Prelim in Animal Cruelty Case

Horse Cruelty Case An Oklahoma horse trainer accused of mutilating horses' feet waived his right to his preliminary hearing Friday. Robert Dimitt will stand trial for five counts of felony animal cruelty. Dimitt ac...
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Robert Dimitt Killed Horses by Cutting Hooves Off: Witness

Veterinarian Knew About Dimitt's Alleged Horse Abuse: Exclusive

A report obtained exclusively by Rate My Horse PRO exposes a racetrack veterinarian for failing to report allegations of horse abuse by Robert Dimitt prior to his arrest. ...
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Oklahoma Trainer Arrested for Mutilated Horses' Deaths

Oklahoma Trainer Arrested for Mutilated, Dead Horses: Sheriff

An Oklahoma horse trainer is facing three counts of felony animal cruelty after multiple horses were found dead on his Sallisaw horse farm, according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff. Robert Dimitt was arrested for the all...
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Judge Orders Accused Animal Abuser's Horses Sold at Oklahoma Auction

Judge Orders Accused Animal Abuser's Horses Sold at Oklahoma Auction

A flood of horses will hit the Oklahoma auction market after their alleged maltreatment by a Quarter Horse breeder. A judge ordered all horses recently seized from Dan McWilliams sold....
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More Charges Expected in Oklahoma Horse Abuse Case

More Charges Expected in Oklahoma Horse Abuse Case

Two more sick and weak horses have died after being seized from an Oklahoma horse breeder. The equines were among a herd of 86 removed by authorities from rancher Dan McWilliams, of Muskogee, just over a week ago....
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EHV-1 Confirmed in Barrel Horses

Neurologic EHV-1 Confirmed in Oklahoma Horse

Oklahoma's state veterinarian confirms a horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurological disease caused by EHV-1. The horse is being treated at OSU Veterinary Medical Hospita...
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Former AQHA Breeder Charged with Neglect in Oklahoma

Former AQHA Breeder Charged with Neglect in Oklahoma, 18 Horses Dead

Eighteen horses were found dead on the Oklahoma farm of a former American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) breeder on Saturday. Dan McWilliams, of Muskogee, is in jail without bond on 23 counts of animal cruelty, acc...
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Hamilton's Newest Charges Include Animal Cruelty

Hamilton's Newest Charges Include Animal Cruelty

Oklahoma authorities have issued an arrest warrant in the stolen rodeo horse case for William “Billy” Hamilton on multiple charges, including animal cruelty in connection with the death of Credit Card....
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STATE OF OKLAHOMA Plaintiff

STATE OF OKLAHOMA Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM WEBSTER HAMILTON Defendant.

An arrest warrant has been issued for the alleged killer of the roping horse Credit Card. He is facing several charges in Oklahoma including animal cruelty. Read the probable cause affidavit that led to the issuing of the...
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STATE OF OKLAHOMA vs. WENDI NICOLE COX

STATE OF OKLAHOMA vs. WENDI NICOLE COX

A warrant has been issued for the mother of Jaci Rae Jackson in another case. According to the probable cause affidavit, Wendie Cox is wanted for second degree arson. View the documents here and follow the Arkansas hors...
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STATE OF OKLAHOMA vs. JACI RAE JACKSON

STATE OF OKLAHOMA vs. JACI RAE JACKSON

Jaci Jackson will have to answer to charges in Oklahoma as well as Arkansas for her alleged part in the theft of five roping horses. One of the horses, named Credit Card, was killed. View all the court documents and stay...
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