horses

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Connecticut House Passes Bill Declaring Horses Aren’t ‘Inherently Vicious’

Last month, the state Supreme court upheld an Appellate Court ruling in a case involving a boy bitten in 2006 by a horse named Scuppy in Milford.

04/17/2014

FILE --  Britain's Prince Harry plays polo at the Greenwich Polo Club in Greenwich, Conn., on May 15, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Proposes Law To Ban ‘Vicious’ Label On Horses

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing legislation clarifying that domesticated horses cannot be considered vicious.

02/11/2014

Accident at Freehold Raceway, Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: Freehold Raceway via CBS 2)

Pace Car Loses Control, Skids Into Path Of Horses At Freehold Raceway

The slick conditions Friday led to a freak accident at the Freehold Raceway. Several drivers were injured around 2 p.m. when the pace car lost control on the water-logged track.

01/10/2014

Belmont Park

2 Horses Die In Belmont Park Accident

Four-time graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica and another horse died Saturday after a training accident at Belmont Park on Long Island.

01/04/2014

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Conn. Supreme Court Hearing Appeal Of Lawsuit Labeling Horses Inherently Vicious

When a boy tried to pet a horse at Glendale Farms in Milford in 2006, according to court papers, the animal stuck his neck out from behind a fence and bit the child on his right cheek, “removing a large chunk of it.”

09/24/2013

Jessica Rekos, 6 (credit: Facebook)

Jessica Rekos, Little Girl Killed In School Massacre, Remembered For Love Of Horses, Learning

Funeral arrangements have been announced for some of the child victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., as one little girl’s family remembers her for love of horses and orca whales.

12/16/2012

Jack Fredericks on Amigo at the Children of Promise Stable in Nanuet (credit: John Fredericks)

Stories From Main Street: Four-Legged Therapy For Special Children In Nanuet

They can’t always explain it, but something magical happens at the Children of Promise Stable in Nanuet.

11/26/2012

Horse On Condemned Property (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

‘Rusty,’ Four Other Horses Housed On Condemned Property In The Bronx

State Sen. Jeff Klein and neighbors have taken up the cause of Rusty, who, along with four other horses, is confined to a stable among dilapidated shacks on the East End of Pelham Parkway.

09/20/2012

Mark Teixeira helps Owen Adkins on a horse at Van Cortlandt Park as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Begin 4th Annual HOPE Week

“For five straight days, we go out into our community and we try and recognize and celebrate some pretty powerful and inspiring stories,” team spokesman Jason Zillo told WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond.

06/25/2012

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Queens Residents Complain Horse Manure From Riding School Leaving A Stinky Mess

City Council member Karen Koslowitz’s office said she will introduce legislation to require horse owners to clean up after their animals.

06/21/2012

Horse (file / credit: clipart.com)

L.I. Horse Rescuer Sentenced For Endangering Child

A Manorville, Long Island horse rescuer has been sentenced to three years probation after being found guilty of endangering the welfare of a child.

01/24/2012

"New York, Phew York"

Smells Of New York City Compiled In Scratch-N-Sniff Book ‘New York, Phew York’

New York City is known for, among other things, well, how do we say this, its scents – both the good and the bad.

08/16/2011

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

There’s Hope For Horse Racing In New Jersey

Talks are ongoing between the Christie administration and standardbred breeders about saving horse racing at the Meadowlands.

12/17/2010

SPCA: L.I. Woman Euthanized Dogs Without License

A woman who was supposed to rescue unwanted animals is accused of euthanizing dogs without a veterinarian’s license in a shocking cruelty case on Long Island.

08/26/2010