Sporting, clinics, organized activities related to equestrians

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Molly

August 16th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

August 7, 2019 Calgary, Alberta (CAN): The 50th Annual Pioneer Acres Show did not disappoint featuring horses, carriages and heritage tools like a grain-grinder. But this year’s hands down hit wasn’t one of the main events, it was a mule named Molly. This was the fourth year Molly and her owner Joe Jeffray attended the show, [...]

Injured Donkey Stranded On Island for Years

August 7th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

August 5, 2019, Mariposa County, California (USA): An injured wild donkey has been stranded on a small island on Lake McClure for nearly three years. A concerned group of volunteers recently organized her rescue when the California Department of Fish and Wildlife stepped in and shut it down to allow it time to interpret the law. [...]

Mule Wanders into Airport Terminal

August 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

July 24, 2019 Tel Aviv, Israel: Miniature horses at the airport are an unusual sighting, some working as therapy horses to help stressed travelers, many airlines allow miniature horses to fly as service animals. But this recent airport equus seemed intent on traveling solo. A mule recently wandered into Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport mingling in the [...]

Man Blames Horse for Break In

July 31st, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

July 23, 2019, Pasco County, Florida (USA): A Florida man accompanied by a horse was arrested for breaking into a home. He blamed the horse. The 52-year-old man rode the bay mare named Angel to a home under renovation. Unbeknownst to the intruder, the property was wired with video surveillance which showed him walking around the [...]

Police Horse Punched During Brawl

July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

July 20, 2019 Turlock, California (USA): A sheriff’s horse was punched and four police officers injured during an altercation at the Stanislaus County Fair over the weekend. According to officials, a fight broke out after one of the beer booths closed 45 minutes early. The mounted patrol quickly moved in to surround the group and create [...]

Horse Owner Told Her Horse Was Dead

July 18th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

July 14, 2019, Fresno, California (USA): No horse owner wants to get a call like the one Lisa (last name omitted for privacy) received from the Fresno County Sheriff Department on July 2. Lisa was informed that her horse had been found dead from gunshots received during an incident where a deputy was also shot. Deputy, [...]

Sooners Got A Few Small Problems

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

July 12, 2019, Cleveland County, Oklahoma (USA): A miniature horse slipped away from its owners but not the local police. Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Lacy was quick to apprehend the little run away but the mini wasn’t talking and couldn’t be left free to roam the roads. What to do? What to do? “Lady fortune smiled on [...]

Wild Horses & Burros Handed a Reprieve

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , |

With regard to the rising cost of managing the U.S. wild horse and burro populations, President Trump’s 2018 budget included a proposed solution: “humane euthanasia and unrestricted sale of certain excess animals.” July 6, 2019 Boise, Idaho (USA): According to U.S. Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Casey Hammond speaking to the Wild Horse and [...]

A Royal Birthday Wish Delivered On Horseback

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

July 11, 2019, Cornwall (UK): A 100-year-old woman received a birthday telegram from the Queen Thursday, July 11. That wasn’t the only surprise for birthday girl, Anne Tape. The telegram was delivered by horseback. Tape’s grandson, Luke Francis, is the local postmaster and mastermind of the special delivery assisted by Bobby the horse. He said: "She [...]

SAFE Act Seeks to End Horse Slaughter

July 11th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

June 26, 2019, Washington D.C. (USA): U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Susan Collins (R-Maine) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to permanently prohibit and make it a federal crime to slaughter horses for human consumption in the United States.  The legislation also bans any related interstate or foreign commercial activity, such [...]