Federal Land Managers Set To Sterilize Wild Horses Across The WestThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is embarking on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow the growth of herds.
California Moves To Allow Jockeys To Whip Horses MoreDays after two horses died just prior to the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred race and despite critics expressing concerns about animal abuse, the California Horse Racing Board approved an increase in the number of times a jockey can whip a horse during the homestretch of a race.
Volunteers, Vets Race To Save Pets, Horses, Livestock, From Raging Valley FireThrough the devastation and destruction of the Valley Fire there is a bright spot of hope when it comes to the Herculean effort on the part of vets and volunteers to save pets, horses and livestock.
Truck Carrying Horse Trailer Collides With Cars On I-80 In FairfieldAt least three cars, including a truck carrying a horse trailer, collided Sunday evening on Interstate Highway 80 in Fairfield, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Drivers Survive Crash That Killed 4 Horses On A Lake County HighwayTwo cars fatally struck four horses in the middle of a dark Lake County highway Thursday evening.
Gun-Toting, Foul-Mouthed Fringe Candidate Gets Votes In Oakland Mayoral RaceOne 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.
Brentwood Group Rescues Miniature Horses From North Dakota Ranch; To Be Placed For AdoptionA 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.
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.
Wild Horse Advocates’ Legal Victory Halts Roundups In NorCal ForestProtect 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.
Dozens Of Miniature Horses Up For Adoption In BrentwoodDozens of rescued miniature horses have arrived in the Bay Area from Northern California and many of them need new homes.
2 New Horses Join San Francisco Police Department's Mounted UnitThe 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.
SPCA Rescues Starving, Abandoned Horses, Cattle In Monterey CountyThe 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.