• Man arrested for riding his horse on a Chicago highway

    Drivers on a Chicago highway saw an unusual sight on Monday afternoon: A single cowboy riding alongside vehicles, slowing down traffic amid rush hour. The Dreadhead Cowboy, a local celebrity whose real name is Adam Hollingsworth, said he rode down the Dan Ryan Expressway in support of the #KidsLivesMatter movement. The initiative aims to raise […]

  • Animal Control finds more than 20 starving horses

    (Clayton News Daily) — Henry County Police say people should avoid the area near a property on Kings Mill Road where Henry County Animal Control found “approximately 22 malnourished and mistreated horses” on Feb. 24. A criminal investigation is underway and warrants have been issued for three suspects. People who want to donate feed or […]

  • 27th Horse Dies at Santa Anita

    A horse that was injured during training at Santa Anita has died — the 27th fatality involving the park since the current meeting opened. His trainer tells the Los Angeles Times that Derby River, an unraced 2-year-old colt, suffered a fractured shoulder on Wednesday and was euthanized at a Chino clinic. Ruben Gomez says the […]

  • Protesters Call for End of Horse Racing After Latest Horse Death at Santa Anita

    As the mortality of thoroughbreds at Santa Anita attracts national attention, some animal rights activists — though not all — are pushing for the abolition of horse racing in California. Several dozen demonstators gathered outside a track entrance Monday, following the weekend death of Kochees, a nine year old gelding that became the 26th thoroughbred […]

  • Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park, the 22nd Death Since December

    A horse death was reported Thursday at Santa Anita Park, the 22nd in a string of fatalities since December at the historic track northeast of Los Angeles. The death was confirmed by the park, which reopened for limited training Monday after a week-long closure was ordered after the 21st horse death since December. The track […]

  • Horse Collapsed And Died On President’s Day Parade Route In Indio

    A horse died of a suspected heart attack or stroke on the Presidents Day Parade route Monday in Indio. Around 9:40 a.m. the Indio Police Department received reports of a horse, which was participating in a parade-affiliated equestrian team, was on its side on Oasis Street south of Highway 111, Indio Police Department Public Information […]

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