Bay Area Horse Trainer Speaks Out After Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby Winner Tests Positive For Banned SubstanceThe results of last week’s Kentucky Derby are still unknown after the winning horse, Medina Spirit, tested positive for a banned race-day substance. But horse experts here in the Bay Area and across the country are pointing the finger at celebrity trainer Bob Baffert.
Protest Over Recent Horse Deaths Shuts Down Golden Gate Fields Vaccination SiteBerkeley and Albany police on Thursday were called to a protest at Golden Gate Fields demanding the track be closed that shut down a nearby COVID vaccination site for hours, according to authorities.
Update: Filly Becomes 5th Thoroughbred Fatality At Golden Gate Fields This YearA 3-year-old filly died Tuesday during training at Golden Gate Fields, making it the fifth thoroughbred fatality at the East Bay racetrack this year.
Two Horses Rescued In Monterey County After Being Stuck in Mud For 18 HoursCrews rescued a horse and a pony Thursday night that were mired in mud for up to 18 hours after becoming trapped by a debris flow near Salinas.
Racehorse Dies During Training at Golden Gate FieldsDuchamp, a 4-year-old thoroughbred gelding, died while training at Golden Gate Fields Friday.
Photos: Sonoma County Sheriff Marine Rescue Unit Officers Save Horse Stuck Deep in Lakeside MudA horse mired in mud along the shore of Lake Sonoma Wednesday afternoon was freed by nearby boaters working together with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office marine unit
Half Moon Bay Couple Provides Sense Of Belonging For Kids, Horses Through Square Peg FoundationYoung people with disabilities can find a sense of belonging on a ranch, thanks to a Half Moon Bay couple who's created a special place where "everyone fits," both the riders and the horses.
Coronavirus Changed Life For Thousands Of Bay Area Horses And Their HumansEleven-year-old Rocky hasn’t seen his family since the lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus began, on March 17. That’s because he’s an off-track thoroughbred, aka 'Rockzig,' and one of the hundreds of thousands of horses whose humans and handlers are sheltering in place across the Bay Area.
Federal Plan To Allow Electric Bikes On National Park Trail Raises Safety ConcernsLast month, the Trump administration ordered a change in regulations to allow electric bicycles on every national park trail on which regular bikes are permitted. The news has drawn a mixed reaction.
Closure Of San Jose Grazing Ranch Could Leave Horses HomelessDozens of horses in South San Jose are in danger of becoming homeless due to the possible sale of one of the last of its kind grazing ranches.
Battle Brewing Over Horse Poop At Half Moon Bay BeachComplaints from some beachgoers about horse poop at a popular Half Moon Bay beach has forced City Council members to step in to find a solution.
SpiritHorse Ranch Offers Therapeutic Horseback RidingAt SpiritHorse Ranch, Charlotte Dougherty and 20 other volunteers offer low cost and no cost therapeutic riding lessons to those with special needs.
OKC Horse Owners Set Up GoFundMe To Help Trainer Who Lost Barn In Camp FireDonations for Camp Fire victims were pouring in from as far away as Oklahoma City, not just for the human survivors, but horses, too.
Rusty Halo Foundation Pairs Kids In Need With HorsesSteph Peek created the Rusty Halo Foundation to provide therapeutic riding for kids with intellectual delays, and kids in the foster care system.
Two Horses Fatally Struck By Car In Sonoma CountyTwo horses were killed after they were struck by a vehicle on Stony Point Road in Sonoma County early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.