Horses

(CBS)

Drivers Survive Crash That Killed 4 Horses On A Lake County Highway

Two cars fatally struck four horses in the middle of a dark Lake County highway Thursday evening.

11/07/2014

Peter Liu (City of Oakland)

Gun-Toting, Foul-Mouthed Fringe Candidate Gets Votes In Oakland Mayoral Race

One of the 15 candidates in the Oakland mayor’s race, who gained some notoriety after he was featured in a TV segment by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, managed to glean a few hundred votes despite his views which include the Internet being a tool for masturbation and using horses as a form of alternative urban transportation.

11/05/2014

Miniature horses to be put up for adoption at Angels for Minis rescue ranch. (CBS)

Brentwood Group Rescues Miniature Horses From North Dakota Ranch; To Be Placed For Adoption

A Brentwood ranch which specializes in miniature horses recently traveled to North Dakota pick up 15 miniature horses from an owner with health and financial problems and brought them back down to the Bay Area to get them ready for adoption.

07/18/2014

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 Expected To End Triple-Crown Drought At Belmont Stakes

California Chrome, the popular horse that’s made his way into mainstream America, will try to end horse racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2014

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

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