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Horses

Mustang mare (Photo courtesy Protect Mustangs)

Wild Horse Advocates’ Legal Victory Halts Roundups In NorCal Forest

Protect Mustangs, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, and Citizens Against Equine Slaughter won their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service to halt the government’s two-year roundup agreement.

09/28/2013

Miniature Horses at the Angels for Minis care facility in Brentwood. (CBS)

Dozens Of Miniature Horses Up For Adoption In Brentwood

Dozens of rescued miniature horses have arrived in the Bay Area from Northern California and many of them need new homes.

08/22/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 New Horses Join San Francisco Police Department’s Mounted Unit

The San Francisco Police Department welcomed two new members to the mounted police patrol in a special ceremony at Union Square Monday, as three horses retired from the force.

06/03/2013

Sign posted at property in San Ardo with abandoned  starving cattle and horses.

SPCA Rescues Starving, Abandoned Horses, Cattle In Monterey County

The SPCA for Monterey County rescued a dozen cattle and horses that appear to have been abandoned at a property in the small community of San Ardo south of King City.

03/23/2013

Horses racing at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

Calif. Race Tracks, Rescue Groups Take Action Against Horsemeat Trade

California horses are supposed to be protected by law from slaughter for human consumption. Yet many still end up in the slaughter pipeline, including thoroughbreds. That’s why some race tracks are taking protective action.

02/12/2013

Visually Impaired Youth Visit 'Cavalia'

Visually Impaired Youth Visit ‘Cavalia’

The stable tent at ‘Cavalia’ is filled with the sound of horses. Neighing, snorting, foot stomping. The click clacks of their shoes on the cement floor fill the air…

08/19/2012

(CBS)

Highway 80 Car Fire Briefly Threatens Golden Gate Fields Horse Barns

A person driving a van on westbound Interstate Highway 80 pulled off the highway onto Gilman Street after his engine started smoking, Berkeley Deputy Fire Chief Gil Dong said.

08/09/2012

Race Horse. (CBS)

Eye On The Bay: Golden Gate Fields

Experience the thrilling sport of thoroughbred horse racing at Golden Gate Fields, the last great Bay Area racetrack.

KPIX 5–08/03/2012

Video shows a race at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton where jockey Jorge Herrera was killed on July 5, 2012. (Equibase.com / CBS)

Jockey Dies After Falling Off Horse At Alameda County Fair

A jockey was thrown from his horse and killed in a race at the Alameda County Fair on Thursday.

07/05/2012

Cavalia Acrobat

Community Corner: San Jose Saddles Up For Unique Show

It’s an innovative, multi-media show involving 47 horses and acrobats from around the world performing amazing stunts. Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse is coming to San Jose July 18, 2012.

06/24/2012

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