HORSES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HORSES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BLM roundup nets more horses than it expected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58522052-68/horses-roundup-blm-agency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58522052-68/horses-roundup-blm-agency.html.csp">BLM roundup nets more horses than it expected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T18:42:44.662-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has rounded up several hundred more wild horses in southern Wyoming over the past few weeks than agency officials had estimated would be captured. The BLM captured 1,263 wild horses in the Great Divide Basin, Adobe Town and Salt Wells Creek herd management areas before the roundup ended Thursday. The figure sparked anger in an animal group that had challenged the roundup. Members of the Friends of Animals group came to Rock Springs last month ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585220522014-10-15T18:42:44.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T18:42:44.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58522052@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:42:44 MDT Letter: Horse torture should carry more punishment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58464925-82/horse-sltrib-faces-guy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58464925-82/horse-sltrib-faces-guy.html.csp">Letter: Horse torture should carry more punishment</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T16:02:01.504-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 04:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Are you kidding me? The guy who allegedly tortured 11 horses, where 10 died of thirst, faces a maximum jail term of 90 days? Surely you meant 90 days per horse, because it was definitely 11 times the suffering. Can I get a consensus as to whether this guy should ever get to own an animal again? I vote no, and this is why we need people to take responsibility when they see situations like this. If you are not torturing or abusing your animals, then you have nothing to fear from me. I am sad and d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58464925@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:02:01 MDT Animal cruelty charges filed in Utah horse dehydration case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456752-78/horses-dehydration-field-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456752-78/horses-dehydration-field-sltrib.html.csp">Animal cruelty charges filed in Utah horse dehydration case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T22:29:21.599-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The owner of 10 horses found dead from dehydration in July in a Magna field has been charged with animal cruelty. The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday charged Shamus Josef Haws, 39, of Erda, with 11 counts of the class C misdemeanor. The charge carries a maximum jail term of 90 days. Eleven horses were found July 18 in a private, fenced off field near Pleasant Green Cemetery, near 3500 S. 9200 West. Ten of them were dead; an 11th horse was still alive and survived. The Un...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456752@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:29:21 MDT West Nile Virus reported in three Utah horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446106-78/utah-virus-nile-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58446106-78/utah-virus-nile-west.html.csp">West Nile Virus reported in three Utah horses</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:37:33.933-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three cases of West Nile Virus in Utah horses have been confirmed in Box Elder, Uintah and Iron counties, according to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF). While the virus is not transmissible from horses to humans, the UDAF strongly advises horse owners throughout the state to protect their animals by vaccinating them for the virus, which causes encephalitis and affects the central nervous system. Horse owners also can protect their animals by applying approved repellents to the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446106@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:37:33 MDT More than a dozen dead horses found in barn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438691-68/horses-barn-dead-dozen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58438691-68/horses-barn-dead-dozen.html.csp">More than a dozen dead horses found in barn</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T11:29:02.279-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Black Forest, Colo. • Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn. KRDO-TV (http://bit.ly/1rcOmz5 ) reports Sunday that the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office mounted unit is investigating the Friday discovery of the horses in Black Forest, near Colorado Springs. A woman who lives near the barn says she found dead horses under tarps, some no more than skeletons. At least eight horse...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584386912014-09-21T11:29:02.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-21T11:29:02.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58438691@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:29:02 MDT Horse carriages gone from Salt Lake City, but debate might go on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407995-90/beckham-business-carriage-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407995-90/beckham-business-carriage-company.html.csp">Horse carriages gone from Salt Lake City, but debate might go on</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson and mallory jesperson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T09:05:36.876-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Downtown Salt Lake City horse-carriage rides are suddenly, quietly, a thing of the past. But the city’s policy on such businesses — whether they should be allowed to operate in the capital or not — may still be a topic for debate. “Now that there isn’t a carriage company that is working in the city, it makes it a little more palatable so that we’re not worried about livelihood and what’s going to happen with horses,” said Salt Lake City Council Chairman Charlie Luke. “We can just look at policy ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407995@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:05:36 MDT Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58379405-90/program-blm-utah-wild.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58379405-90/program-blm-utah-wild.html.csp">Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:07:29.919-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has 30 days to move more than 1,100 wild horses out of state after the Utah Department of Corrections terminated its Wild Horse & Burro Program, ending a seven-year partnership with the federal agency. Corrections officials said the program was burning a hole in their budget, that what was meant to be self-sustaining had become a financially unfeasible enterprise. But BLM insisted Friday that not only had it done its part to support the program at the Gunnis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379405@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:07:29 MDT Letter: A despicable act of cruelty to horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313436-82/horses-act-despicable-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58313436-82/horses-act-despicable-attorney.html.csp">Letter: A despicable act of cruelty to horses</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.127-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you Karen Keely for your expressive letter to the attorney general (Public Forum, Aug. 15) in regards to the 10 innocent horses who suffered an agonizing death in the blazing sun because their hateful owners denied them food and water. They had other options that would have left the horses alive and healthy. The owners should be charged for their despicable, senseless act, and be given the maximum penalty. Marilyn Ktestakis Taylorsville</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313436@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT