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Former Champion Cutting Horse Saved from Animal Abuse

Dual Peppy: Happy Ending after Horse Abuse

Ending the abuse A former cutting horse champion is living the life of a legend after almost being starved to death by his former owner. Dual Peppy was one of ten horses and four llamas discovered neglected in Color...
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Update: A February jury trial ended in the conviction of purported horse rescuer Cassy Newell-Reed for misdemeanor animal cruelty.

Court Orders Horses Returned to New Beginnings Horse Rescue

A Virginia judge ordered Thursday that 42 horses seized from New Beginnings Horse Rescue must be returned. The purported rescue's owner, Cassy Newell-Reed, is awaiting trial for animal cruelty. King William C...
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Horse Trader Convicted of Animal Cruelty

Horse Trader Convicted of Animal Cruelty in 'Paintball' Mare Case

A Rhode Island horse trader was convicted Friday of animal cruelty. Philip Price is now prohibited from doing business at the New Holland Horse Auction in Pennsylvania, the judge ordered. The case stems from Price'...
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Two surviving horses that made it out of Anne Goland's Peaceable Farm alive.

New Trial Date for Peaceable Farm's Goland in Animal Cruelty Case

The trial of a former Virginia horse rescue operator charged with animal cruelty was continued Friday. The now notorious Peaceable Farm's Anne Shumate Goland is scheduled to stand trial on June 10, 2016....
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Judge: Seizure of 10 Horses from Anne Shumate's Farm Lawful

Judge: Seizure of 10 Horses from Anne Shumate's Farm Lawful

The seizure of 10 emaciated horses by authorities from the Virginia farm of Anne Shumate was lawful, according to a judge. Shumate is charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty....
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Dead, Emaciated Horses Discovered at Texas' Second Chance Horses

Connie Lashmet is facing multiple felonies after an animal cruelty investigation led authorities to the discovery of dead and emaciated horses at a Livingston property. Polk County Sheriff Deputies seized more than two d...
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Virginia Farm Owner Charged with Animal Cruelty after Horses Allegedly Starved

Virginia Farm Owner Charged with Animal Cruelty after Horses Allegedly Starved

A Virginia rescue operator and fledgling warmblood breeder accused of starving horses is facing 27 counts of animal cruelty, authorities say. Anne Shumate Williams, who goes by the name Anne Goland, was arrested Monday a...
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Virginia Horse Rescuer Investigated for Animal Abuse after Dead

Virginia Horse Rescuer Investigated for Animal Abuse after Dead, Emaciated Animals Discovered

The discovery of dead and emaciated animals at a Virginia horse rescue operated by Anne Goland has led to an investigation by authorities. The Orange County Sheriff's office served a search warrant at Peaceable Farm loc...
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Horse Rescue Effort Continues with Help from Veterinarian Students

Horse Rescue Effort Continues with Help from Veterinarian Students

Garret Leonard, director of the Harmony Equine Center, asked the group to circle around. “You did more than castrate horses today,” Leonard told the team. “You gave horses another chance at life.”...
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Laser Treatment Saves Rescue Horse's Eyes

Laser Treatment Saves Rescue Horse's Eyes, Life

In the first collaboration of its kind between Penn Vet and Penn Med, clinicians used a laser treatment for humans to treat cancerous tumors in the delicate area around both eyes of a Paint Horse rescued from the kill pe...
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Abused FL Horses Find Happy Ending after Auction

Abused FL Horses Find Happy Ending after Auction

The nine-year-old was at a Florida horse auction this week, where five formerly abused horses were being sold on the auction block. Campbell was waiting to reconnect with an old friend named Dixie Belle. The pair met at t...
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Former FL Horse Rescuer Guilty of Animal Cruelty

Former FL Horse Rescuer Guilty of Animal Cruelty

A purported Florida rescue operator pleaded guilty to five counts of felony animal cruelty last week. Authorities seized six horses from Deanna Biscardi's Second Chance Horse Rescue property in October 2013....
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Arraignment Rescheduled for California Horse Trainer Charged in Horses' Deaths

Warrant Issued for California Horse Trainer in Animal Cruelty Case

A warrant has been issued for a California horse trainer after she was a no show in court Wednesday morning. Aron Jacques was scheduled to appear on charges for the alleged maltreatment of nine horses....
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Another Chance 4 Horses Sanctioned for Charity Violations

Another Chance 4 Horses Sanctioned for Charity Violations

Another Chance 4 Horses is in trouble again, this time with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for charity violations. Christy and Rick Sheidy, the charity’s notorious founders, have been sanctioned for spending donor mo...
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OSU Veterinarian's Innovation Helps Rescue Horse Continue Healing Children

OSU Veterinarian's Innovation Helps Rescue Horse Continue Healing Children

“When I originally saw the x-rays, I was very pessimistic and felt this may not be a good use of the rescue’s funds and not a great prognosis for the horse,” said Schoonover. “Then Bob gave me some examples of how...
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Charges Filed After Horses' Deaths at Avalon Stables

Charges Filed After Horses' Deaths at Avalon Stables

The operator of Avalon Stables was arrested Thursday after three horses recently died in her care. Andrea Pendergrass faces five counts of misdemeanor cruelty to animals, according to authorities....
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PA Boarding Stable Owner Not Guilty of Horse Cruelty

PA Boarding Stable Owner Not Guilty of Horse Cruelty

A judge ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania boarding stable owner after she was accused of not feeding several horses enough food. Maria Ludwig Hayes was found not guilty of five counts of animal cruelty on Tuesday....
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