After her initial arrest last April on a warrant from North Carolina, Fallon Blackwood has again been arrested, this time to face indictment in Alabama for obtaining horses under false pretenses and likely selling them to slaughter.
The bill would require auctions and sales to keep records of transaction for at least five years, and network with national and local rescues to ensure that horses have not been reported missing or stolen.
Also called “swamp cancer,” this relatively rare infection is neither fungus nor cancer but mimics aspects of both — and the famous Chincoteague ponies have been battling pythiosis for months, putting this infection in the spotlight for horse owners.
With current estimates stating that 20-50% of stalled horses develop asthma, Purdue University’s study on dust levels in forage could be a real game-changer. Noelle Maxwell speaks with the research team to learn more.
With 50 confirmed human deaths and more expected, the Camp and Woolsey Fires are leaving devastation in their wake as they blaze across California communities. Here’s how you can help fellow horse owners in need.
The Bureau of Land Management announced its intentions earlier this week to drop proposed sterilization experiments on wild mares after a federal judge issued an injunction in a lawsuit filed by wild horse advocates.
The quickly-intensifying storm smashed the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, leaving destruction in its wake. Joe Pimentel’s Aqua Farms, one of North America’s top Trakehner breeding operations, was hit particularly hard.