RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Hanover County say a Caroline County man has been charged after a trailer carrying two horses crashed. The homemade trailer became detached from the pickup truck he was driving, went off a road and struck some trees on Sunday. The Hanover sheriff’s office says one of the horses died…
A Montgomery County man has been charged with 17 counts of animal cruelty.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed a new veterinarian representative to the Maryland Horse Industry Board. O’Malley announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Odian to succeed Dr. John Lee, who has been a board member for 10 years. The board represents the state’s equine industry. It licenses the state’s commercial lesson, board,…
BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — The championship equestrian program at a southwest Virginia college that closed is being taken over by Emory & Henry College. The shift follows the collapse in May of 130-year-old Virginia Intermont College in Bristol. The school’s demise followed a sharp decline in enrollment and the loss of its accreditation, among other…
Hundreds of Maryland\’s horses are homeless, abandoned by people who could not afford to care for them in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
In the deep stretch, Orb prevailed, carrying Joel Rosario to his first Derby win.
Prince William County police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two horses at a farm in Nokesville, Va.
A recent study finds that a new horse park remains
vital to growing Maryland\’s equine industry and
suggests linking a network of existing facilities
rather than creating a large singular facility.
In Clifton, Va., 17 horses help rehabilitate wounded warriors and others with disabilities.