This winter could be particularly difficult for Minnesota horse owners after drought and disease have led to a shortage of hay. That makes it extra expensive for owners, and animal rescue groups are saddling up for a tough road ahead. It’s all due to alfalfa crops not faring well in the last year.
One week after 135 horses, dogs, chickens and ducks were taken from a rural Pine county farm, the animals are showing signs of improvement. Chocolate labs and golden retrievers that appeared underweight and hungry are eating bowls of food and putting on pounds.
It is a day that Angela Herrmann will never forget: May 2, 1998. As an 11-year-old girl, Herrmann sat transfixed in front of her television as Real Quiet won the Kentucky Derby.
Two Asian wild horse foals – a male and female – will make their public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday.
About 120 horses from around the region are expected to be in Medina this weekend for the Alpine Farms Equestrian Fest. There are many ways and reasons to ride a horse, and riding is a sport for all ages.
Authorities said at least six horses and nine dogs were seized from their owner in south central Minnesota Wednesday night after it was determined they were suffering from neglect. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office had been out to the home on the 24000 block of County State Aid Highway 14 in Darwin, which is in Meeker County just west of Dassel, on a report that some horses had gotten loose.
Plan a fun horseback riding outing with the family at any of these great stables near the Twin Cities.
It’s a big night for racing in the Twin Cities, as the horses at Canterbury park are ready for the start of the racing season. It’s not just the jockeys and trainers who have something to be excited about.
The help of a stranger is bringing a 2-year-old girl with cerebral palsy closer to one day walking. That stranger is 17-year-old named Allie Kanyetzny, a high school girl with a very big heart.
The Minnesota State Patrol had to put down two horses after they got away from their Faribault farm early Monday morning. They’d been trying to get the horses back onto their property when they say the situation just became too unsafe. But, as can be imagined, the horses’ owner is very upset.
For the first year, Canterbury Park in Shakopee has exclusive Minnesota rights to Kentucky Derby bidding. That means Running Aces is shut out of one of racing’s biggest days.
If you think you saw horses on the side of the highway last night, you’re right.
The John Williams Show Players do the HARLEM SHAKE on the SMACK DOWN!
The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office has started a criminal investigation after nearly 70 horses were impounded for neglect.
A southeastern Minnesota man has been charged with 25 animal cruelty counts and one of improper disposal of carcasses after authorities seized 55 horses from his farm.
An East Bethel, Minn. horse breeder has been cleared of 35 counts of animal cruelty because searches of his property were conducted without a warrant.
From the studios at KYMN Radio, longtime host Wayne Eddy talks earnestly about Northfield, “the home of cows, colleges and contentment.”
Minnesota legislators have sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill permitting more poker tables and higher betting limits at horse racing tracks and giving tribal casinos access to racing simulcasts.
The Minnesota State Fair is several months away, but it’s celebrating a new attraction already.
Students having problems with reading now have a new, very unique classroom as an option: Horse powered reading.
An East Bethel, Minn. horse breeder has been charged with 35 counts of animal cruelty after an investigation showed several horses weren’t receiving proper care.
Seven horses seized from a horse ranch in East Bethel, Minn. have been admitted to the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center, the University announced Thursday.
The Animal Humane Society in Anoka County has taken possession of 10 weakened horses after protesters alleged animal neglect.
It was earlier this week when authorities seized the first of 10 allegedly malnourished horses from Lowell Friday’s N.V. Arabian Ranch in Anoka County.
Only two malnourished horses were taken from an East Bethel farm on Monday afternoon, but more might be taken as early as Tuesday, investigators said.