Exotic birds, alpaca among 53 animals taken from home
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — It will be up to a court to decide what happens to more than 50 animals taken from a Washington state home, including birds, horses, chickens and an alpaca.
Maine suspends pharmacy whose drugs killed 2 racehorses
GARDINER, Maine (AP) — A mail-order pharmacy whose product killed two racehorses earlier this year has been suspended by Maine regulators.
Former Rhode Island lawmaker charged with mistreating horse
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A former Rhode Island state representative has been charged with animal mistreatment in the care of a horse.
The Newport Daily News reports that state police arrested...
Agency OKs wild horse roundup in south-central Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials plan to roundup nearly all the wild horses in a south-central Idaho wild horse area so the population can be brought down and maintained at about 50...
Roundup of hundreds of wild horses planned in Wyoming
WORLAND, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. officials plan to round up hundreds of wild horses in northern Wyoming.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday the roundup will happen on or around...
2 Indiana counties to begin spraying to fight mosquito virus
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Two northern Indiana counties will conduct aerial spraying to combat a rare mosquito-borne virus that's been found in several local horses.
US Park Service: Maryland employee fatally hits wild horse
BERLIN, Md. (AP) — The U.S. National Park Service says a wild horse on Maryland's Assateague Island has died after being hit by an employee driving a park vehicle.
Pony on California freeway clipped by hit-and-run driver
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pony that was loose on a Los Angeles-area freeway, leaving the small horse slightly injured.
Damage from Dorian, rain allows wild horses to roam village
COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Several wild horses have been running free daily in a North Carolina village because a hurricane and flooding have damaged their habitat on a barrier island.
Controversial wild horse plan headed to Senate floor
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest...
2 wolf pups at zoo died of mosquito-borne virus; deer had it
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Two Mexican gray wolf pups at a Michigan zoo have died of a rare mosquito-borne virus as health officials work to curb the spread of the virus in people and...
Ohio horses infected with West Nile Virus
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture says two cases of potentially fatal West Nile Virus have been confirmed among horses in the state.
Coldwater equine rescue offers 2nd chance for horses, people
COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Jaxson Gutierrez gently groomed Tootsie Roll under the shade of a tree where the filly was tied on a warm Saturday morning.
Rare, deadly virus detected in 3 Pennsylvania counties
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rare, potentially deadly virus transmitted by mosquitoes has been confirmed in three Pennsylvania counties.
The Pennsylvania departments of health and agriculture...
4 horses found dead, 9 emaciated on property near Winslow
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo County Sheriff's officials say a man has been arrested for alleged animal cruelty involving horses in the Winslow area.
Horse collapses at stable, killing rider, officials say
SLICKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a horse that collapsed, killing the rider, at a western Pennsylvania stable.
Idaho wild horse adoptions increase with federal assistance
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of adopted wild horses in Idaho has increased as a result of a federal program intended to reduce wild horse overpopulation.
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Maine CDC: York County horse found with mosquito-borne virus
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a horse in York County tested positive for the mosquito-borne viral disease Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
4 new cases of rare mosquito virus reported in horses
BOSTON (AP) — Health officials in Massachusetts have confirmed four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in horses.
The state Department of Public Health said Thursday that...
Ohio horse confirmed with Eastern equine encephalitis virus
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in a horse in Ohio.
Ohio Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey says...
Eastern equine encephalitis virus found in horse
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says it's found the Eastern equine encephalitis virus in a horse in Northwood.
Run faster, jump higher: Equestrian event showcases US team
THE PLAINS, Va. (AP) — Gallop, jump, gallop, repeat.
Just after Boyd Martin, Lynn Symansky and Doug Payne won gold at the Pan American Games and qualified the U.S. eventing team for the 2020...
$10,000 reward offered for arrest of wild burro killers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someone has been killing the wild burros of California's Mojave Desert, and the Bureau of Land Management is offering up to $10,000 to anyone who can help catch the culprit or...
Hawaii officials working to remove horse carcass from beach
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials are seeking the best way to remove a horse carcass that's lodged in beach rocks, a report said.
The dead animal on Kauai's Aliomanu Beach is decaying...
3 charges after emaciated horses found on family’s property
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say three members of a family are charged with animal neglect after emaciated horses were found on their property.
2 Connecticut horses suffer mosquito-borne viruses, 1 dies
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut agriculture officials say they've identified the first cases this year of two mosquito-borne viruses in horses.
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Wild-horse roundups kick up questions about handling herds
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wild horses are being rounded up throughout Nevada by federal land managers who say they are preserving land and protecting herds while water and food sources become...
ADRIAN, Ohio (AP) — A southeastern Michigan woman accused of operating a puppy mill has pleaded no contest to a charge of felony animal cruelty.
Correction: Horses Quarantined story
DENVER (AP) — In stories on Aug. 3 and July 31 about a viral disease affecting livestock, The Associated Press reported erroneously described the disease as rabies-like. The virus spreads through...
AP PHOTOS: Horseback show keeps Morocco tradition alive
EL JADIDA, Morocco (AP) — Thousands of visitors descend on the Moroccan coastal city of El Jadida each July to attend the largest equestrian show in the kingdom — a breathtaking horseback...
Old souls and good horses
EVERGREEN, Miss. (AP) — There's a speckled hen with a few newborn baby chicks scratching around in Pat Huddleston's yard. They don't cower when his squirrel dogs come near, almost appearing to...
EUSTIS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with animal cruelty after officers discovered two horses he owned were so thin their bones were exposed beneath their...
New Mexico warns of blister-causing livestock virus
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are warning horse owners to take precautions to keep their animals from contracting a virus that causes blister-like sores on the mouths of infected...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials are asking ranchers to report sick animals after a disease that primarily affects horses and cattle has been confirmed in the state.
Lethal measures off table for controlling wild horse herds
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Trump administration will not pursue lethal measures such as euthanasia or selling horses for slaughter to deal with what officials say is an ecological and fiscal crisis...
Officials examine ways to limit wild horse population growth
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — There are too many wild horses on public lands, a federal official said Wednesday, and potential solutions include new sterilization methods, aggressive adoption efforts and...
ELY, Nev. (AP) — Federal officials say they plan to begin rounding up as many as 800 wild horses from vast range in eastern Nevada to reduce what land managers call damaging...
AP PHOTOS: Fear, glory for Spain’s mounted bullfighters
NOAIN, Spain (AP) — Of all the traditions surrounding the world of bullfighting, the "rejoneo" — mounted bullfighting — is among the least understood.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is reporting is first case of a disease that strikes horses this season.
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture said Monday a horse has confirmed...
W.Va. woman combines helping others with passion for horses
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — On May 31, Rebecca Flanagan worked her last day at the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 15 years of doing what she had believed would be her dream job.
Tampa Bay horse tours leave poop in water
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — You can spot the horses from far away, little dots out in the water of Tampa Bay. Drive south on Interstate 275 toward Sarasota on a weekday morning or a pleasant Saturday and...
Raymond stands out among Corolla’s wild horses
COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Raymond the mule posed dramatically on a dune overseeing his harem of mares — all three of them Corolla wild horses.
Nevermind that he is smaller than his mares and the...
SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have rescued a horse, chickens and more than two dozen cats from a Washington state home of two people suspected of animal cruelty.
CHELSEA, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman has been charged with animal cruelty after three horses died and two others were suffering from starvation on a Topsham property.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man convicted of three animal cruelty charges has been banned from owning animals for nearly two years.
The Idaho State Journal reports 46-year-old Shane...
SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Animal control officers are considering whether to suggest criminal charges after about 40 retired racehorses were removed from a Southern California sanctuary that is...
Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border
FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — It was still dark when the first Guatemalan farm worker walked ashore in Mexico early Thursday, just the bottoms of his shorts damp from the shallow ford of the...