Week in Review: Wednesday News Roundup

Worldwide news straight from the horse’s mouth.

February 3PBS’s Zachary Treu reports that small villages all over southern China are kicking off the Year of the Horse with the 500-year-old tradition of fighting stallions.

February 9Our hearts go out to Clara Fenger, owner of Spooky Hollow Racing farm, after her devastating barn fire. ~ Originally reported by WKYT

February 9ABC News reports ‘Horses’ Future Uncertain If NYC Carriage Rides End’

February 9USA TODAY reports that Bristol, VT is now using horse-power to gather trash and recycling.

February 10Daily Mail UK reports that a horse named Nasar has taken over his owner’s home after a hurricane.

February 11 –  WISHTV8 reported that Sunday rescue crews with the Noblesville, Ind. Fire Department responded to a call that a mare, named Nyah, had fallen through an icy pond.

February 11Monica Vaughan from Appeal-Democrat reported that two Pit bulls are suspected of killing a miniature horse in Yuba City, CA. The dogs are currently being held in a quarantine facility.

February 11“It’s a miracle that we’re alive. It is truly a miracle that we are alive and that the horses are safe. We can rebuild hopefully and we get this cleaned up and start over,” said Kathleen Kiener to KCTV5 after her home and barn burned in a fire.

February 11The Mirror UK reports a 65-year-old woman has been successfully prosecuted for the 167-year-old offence of ‘furious horse riding.’

February 11Kaitlyn Schroyer of The Middletown Press reports Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday that he is introducing legislation to protect horse owners from the potential outcome of a Connecticut Supreme Court case weighing whether horses are inherently “vicious” animals.

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February 11Kelsey Dayton of WyoFile reports a wild horse eco-sanctuary is being proposed near Lander.

Go Riding!


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