NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - An animal rights group fiercely opposed to what it calls cruel treatment of famed Tennessee Walking Horses is backing an alternative show that does not judge horses on the high-stepping gait they say is a result of an abusive practice. Full story
Good news for a young girl recovering after an accident earlier this month.Destiny Doan is recovering at Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth after the horse she was riding was hit by a truck.Tuesday officials at the hospital says Doan is in good condition.The accident happened Friday July 5th nea Full story
The Nevada Department of Agriculture wants to hear from nonprofit groups on developing a wild horse management plan for the Virginia Range southeast of Reno. Full story
A New Mexico company's hard-fought attempt to convert its cattle plant to a horse slaughterhouse was dealt a series of new blows Monday, with the state denying its wastewater permit and actor Robert Redford, former Gov. Bill Richardson and the state attorney general announcing plans to intervene in Full story
Two dozen children spend their Saturdays with some of the 40 horses at Zuma’s rescue ranch outside of Denver. Some are foster kids, while others may be dealing with emotional trauma. Whatever they arrive with, the horses, who are in recovery themselves, help kids heal. TODAY’s Erica Hill reports.
Queen Elizabeth’s horses have never before taken top prize at the Royal Ascot race, but on Thursday her horse Estimate won the coveted Gold Cup. NBC’s Brian Williams reports
Fishermen along Belgium's coast ride horses into the sea at low tide to help pull in their shrimp catch. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
South Florida horse owners on high alert after slaughtered horse is discovered in a canal. WPTV's Dan Corcoran reports.
Belmont Stakes 2013 winner Mike Smith discusses his second win. His 3-year old horse Palace Malice had only won 1 in 7 starts going into Belmont.
A woman rides her horse through the village of Balcombe in southern England July 31, 2013. A well being drilled on a site outside the village by Cuadrilla Resources is a conventional one that will not use fracking, but Cuadrilla has fracked elsewhere, and is one of a handful of companies with access
An Israeli Jewish settler checks his horse in an outpost next to the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar, near Nablus July 29, 2013. Israeli and Palestinian officials put forward clashing formats for peace talks due to resume in Washington on Monday for the first time in nearly three years after i
An Israeli Jewish settler rides a horse in an outpost next to the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar, near Nablus July 29, 2013. Israeli and Palestinian officials put forward clashing formats for peace talks due to resume in Washington on Monday for the first time in nearly three years after inte
A woman carrying a child passes a picture showing the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez riding a horse, in Caracas July 28, 2013. Supporters of Chavez gathered in various parts of the country on Sunday to commemorate his 59th birthday, according to local media. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - T