* Tornado lashes through horse farm, killing 75-100 animals
05-20-2013 12:00 AM
The horses were located at the 106-acre Orr Family Farm which was devastated by the huge twister. It has been reported that the horses' stalls and barns took a direct hit from the deadly tornado, whose strength has been estimated as an F4 or F5.
* Why horse racing's Triple Crown is so hard to achieve
05-17-2013 12:00 AM
BALTIMORE -- As winner of the Kentucky Derby, Orb is the only horse in 2013 with a shot to become the first Triple Crown winner in 35 years. Trainer Doug O'Neill, who aims to beat Orb in Saturday's Preakness with Derby also-ran Goldencents, is among many who have fallen short of the triple. He says Orb might be up to it.
* Cruel or necessary? The true cost of wild horse roundups
05-15-2013 12:00 AM
DELTA, Utah -- The mustangs run with a spirit that makes them legendary here in the West. On a bitter cold morning, they descend from the Swasey mountains of central Utah and gallop for miles across the plains. Stallions and mares, beautiful and strong, guiding their young.
* N.D. state horse herd threatened, conservancy says
05-12-2013 12:00 AM
From: Grand Forks Herald
LINTON, N.D. – High hay prices caused by a prolonged drought and a sharp drop in donations have combined to threaten breeding herds for the Nokota horse, named the official state equine.
* Rodeo supporters line up against 'horse tripping' bill
05-10-2013 12:00 AM
SALEM — Two veterinarians, a county sheriff, a rodeo official, a mayor, state legislators and several ranchers spoke out against a bill that would ban “horse tripping” at rodeos in a hearing May 8 before the House Judiciary Committee. And one who opposes the bill said “We do not feel that simply roping the legs of a horse is an act that should be banned,” WHAT????
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