HORSES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HORSES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Letter: Ten horse deaths require criminal charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297130-82/ten-horses-attorney-beings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58297130-82/ten-horses-attorney-beings.html.csp">Letter: Ten horse deaths require criminal charges</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:30:57.626-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Mr. Attorney General, Ten horses dead! Ten poor souls were tortured in the heat of the blazing sun! Ten intelligent beings were baked alive in the desert heat! Ten innocent personalities, longing for a sip of water, a taste of sustenance, were denied! Ten equine spirits perished without drop of nourishment! Ten amazing works of God craved assistance from the human beings they depended on! Agony. Hell. Death. We, the people who believe that we are stewards of this planet and are respons...</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> 58297130@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:30:57 MDT Necropsies: 10 horses died from dehydration in Utah field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292749-78/horses-field-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292749-78/horses-field-lake-salt.html.csp">Necropsies: 10 horses died from dehydration in Utah field</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T21:51:44.94-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators with Unified Police and Salt Lake County Animal Services have confirmed that 10 horses found dead in a field in Magna last month succumbed to dehydration, according to a Wednesday news release. The 10 horses — as well as one that was still alive — were found July 18 in a private, fenced off field near Pleasant Green Cemetery, near 3500 S. 9200 West. The dead horses were taken to the state Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at Utah State University for examination. With the veterinary findi...</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> 58292749@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:51:44 MDT Utah wild horse roundup removes 143 from range http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250400-78/horses-wild-roundup-blm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250400-78/horses-wild-roundup-blm.html.csp">Utah wild horse roundup removes 143 from range</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T15:16:14.421-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The four-day roundup of wild horses in Beaver County’s Wah Wah mountains ended Thursday with 143 horses removed. Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman Lisa Reid said roundup crews were moving farther west Friday to the Sulphur herd management area, where they intended to remove another 30 horses. Horses from the Sulphur herd have been hanging out along State Route 21 near Nevada, and two have been hit by vehicles this year, she said. BLM officials in Washington previously gave permission f...</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> 58250400@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:16:14 MDT Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232854-82/horses-horse-exhibit-history.html.csp">Letter: See Museum of Natural History’s ‘Horse,’ of course</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:52:01.72-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Visit the Museum of Natural History of Utah today! There’s a horse exhibit called “The Horse” open from July 21 to Jan. 4. It is on the third floor and down the left hall. (While you come to visit, you should check out The Sky Terrace on the fifth floor.) Visiting “The Horse” is fun because you get to see horse show awards, a movie about horses’ teeth, a movie about horses, a movie that shows horse skeletons and sculptures of horses. I learned some stuff about horses, such as: some of their r...</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> 58232854@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52:01 MDT Utah wild horse roundup off to good start http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58231185-78/horses-wild-blm-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58231185-78/horses-wild-blm-horse.html.csp">Utah wild horse roundup off to good start</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T12:46:32.108-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 12:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wah Wah Mountains • It’s easy to forget the depth of disagreement over wild horse management in the West on a day like Monday. The weather was warm but not hot, with no wind and no rain as the Bureau of Land Management began its only Utah wild horse roundup of the year, the Blawn Wash gather to remove 140 horses from where no one wants them: state land. No horses were injured and not one of the 20 spectators watching from a hill above the corral threw a punch. “It’s going great,” said Gus War...</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> 58231185@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:46:32 MDT Letter: Are we really horse lovers? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224034-82/horses-die-horse-lovers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58224034-82/horses-die-horse-lovers.html.csp">Letter: Are we really horse lovers?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T16:00:02.608-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I watched the Days of ’47 Parade, I was especially aware of the many beautiful horses. It seems clear that we in Utah value and appreciate horses. How can it be, then, that after 10 horses in Magna were left to die of thirst and starvation, the only solution I have seen proposed to address similar situations is a state slaughter facility? There are those who also think this is a good tool to use with our wild horses. Really? I will be interested to find out what kind of penalty Erda Livestoc...</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> 58224034@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:02 MDT