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First horse case of EEE in Belchertown

Wednesday the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse this year, in an animal which was stabled in Belchertown.  Full story

NM horse slaughterhouse says it was hit by arson

Arsonists set fire to the southeastern New Mexico company that planned to resume domestic horse slaughter next week, the company's owner said Tuesday. Full story

Animal rights group sponsors alternative Tennessee horse show

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

Destiny Doan Still Recovering After Horse Accident but Listed in "Good Condition"

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

Nev. requests info to manage Virginia Range horses

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

NM company faces setbacks in horse slaughter plans

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

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  Rescued horses help children heal

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.

  It’s a first! Queen’s horse wins Gold Cup

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

  Horses help net shrimp in Belgium

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.

  Horse's butchered body found in Fla. canal

South Florida horse owners on high alert after slaughtered horse is discovered in a canal. WPTV's Dan Corcoran reports.

  Belmont Winning Jockey

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.

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