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'Misty,' a pony found shot near Rohnert Park. (Animal Legal Defense Fund)

Reward Offered In Fatal Shooting Of Santa Rosa Girls’ Pet Pony

A animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a pony in rural Santa Rosa.

09/11/2014

(CBS SF)

Family Finds Horse Dead From Apparent Heart Attack After Napa Quake Plus Another Shocking Discovery

As far as reports go, no one died during the Napa earthquake, but the Allendorf family says they lost someone dear to them: Donald the horse.

09/04/2014

Tye "Glenn" Champ (Tulare County Sheriff's Office)

Fringe Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested Near Fresno For Allegedly Shooting Neighbor, Killing Horse

A man who ran an unlikely campaign for governor of California earlier this year has been arrested on suspicion of shooting his neighbor in the stomach and killing a horse, officials said Friday.

08/08/2014

(San Jose Fire Department)

San Jose Firefighters Rescue Injured Horse From Trailer Accident On Highway 85

One horse suffered moderate injuries following a traffic accident involving a trailer transporting horses on Highway 85 in South San Jose.

08/04/2014

Horse Rescu

Alameda Co. Firefighter Injured While Rescuing Horse In Castro Valley

An Alameda County firefighter was injured while helping to rescue a horse in Castro Valley on Friday.

06/20/2014

Billy Ray Brown Jr., son of the owner of the local B and B Livestock auction, is accused of sending a horse called Lacey out of state to slaughter for human consumption. (Madera County Sheriff / CBS)

Auctioneer 1st Man Charged Under California Law To Protect Horses From Slaughter

They were called Lacey and Squirt, two professional rodeo horses and beloved pets. But they ended up sold for meat on someone’s dinner plate overseas. In a landmark case, a suspect has been charged with delivering at least one of them to slaughter.

06/05/2014

An opossum scurries along the Belmont Park race track during a training run. (NY Racing Association, Inc./YouTube)

California Chrome Crosses Paths With Possible Parasite-Carrying Opossum At Belmont Park

Horse racing Triple Crown contender California Chrome had some small but very dangerous company on the race track last week.

05/28/2014

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Molly Riley / Stringer)

California Chrome Reportedly Gets OK To Use Nasal Strip In Triple Crown Bid

The three-year-old colt has worn a srip during the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, and every race during this current six race winning spree, but could have been held from the June 7 Belmont Stakes in New York if not allowed to wear the strips across his nose that helps improve breathing.

05/19/2014

An abandoned horse with an orthopedic injury and overgrown hooves found in Monterey County. The horse was put to sleep. (Monterey Co. SPCA)

Injured, Abandoned Monterey County Horse Put To Sleep; Reward Offered In Animal Cruelty Case

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County is offering $1,000 for information in a case of horse abuse discovered last weekend.

04/09/2014

Horses at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Reports On Horse Auctions Brings Changes To Golden Gate Fields

Following our series of reports, Golden Gate Fields has launched a landmark new program to make sure retired racehorses avoid an all too common fate: ending up on someone’s dinner plate.

10/02/2013

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