Horse Illustrated Newswire


Equine Welfare

Animal cruelty horse man absconds in Buckinghamshire
A horse trader found guilty of the “worst case” of animal cruelty seen by the RSPCA, has absconded as he was awaiting his appeal against sentence. From BBC News. Read more >>

Trainer talks about horse shooting
A horse trainer asked for help Wednesday to find the person who shot and killed a horse in her care. From My Fox Alabama. Read more >>

Put a safety lock on Trigger: Free stallion castration this Saturday
On Saturday, May 15, the Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition will be holding a free stallion castration clinic at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge from 9 a.m. to noon. From Twin Cities Daily Planet. Read more >>

In Other News

Make your cycling encounter with a horse a safe one
Many nature trails are multi-use, including riders on bicycles and horses. From The Kansas City Star. Read more >>

WinStar Farm Contest Lets Fans Name Derby Winner’s Half Brother
Fans can help select the name of the younger half brother of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner (G1) Super Saver during a contest sponsored by WinStar Farm. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

Pioneers of women’s racing return to Pimlico
Female jockeys don’t ride off into the sunset. Ask Barbara Jo Rubin, 60, a grandmother who’ll saddle up at Pimlico on Friday to try to do what she last did there 41 years ago – win a horse race. From The Baltimore Sun. Read more >>

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