HORSES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HORSES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58200223-78/horse-museum-horses-ute.html.csp">Horse exhibit at Utah museum includes focus on Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:59:12.415-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Horses, the Ute Tribe believes, were created by Mother Earth and are sacred. That’s why Lara Arrowchis-Ivie was thrilled to help The Natural History Museum of Utah bring to life a Ute-specific piece of a new special exhibition called The Horse. The traveling exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, along with an additional exhibit examining the Ute-horse connection, opened to the public Monday and runs through Jan. 4. “The Horse is the largest, most artifact-...</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> 58200223@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:59:12 MDT Shania Twain’s Vegas residency to end in December http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206792-223/vegas-twain-las-residency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58206792-223/vegas-twain-las-residency.html.csp">Shania Twain’s Vegas residency to end in December</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:44:01.779-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Country superstar Shania Twain says she’ll end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she began performing at Caesars Palace. Twain announced 16 “Shania: Still the One” shows in October and December, in addition to summer performances running through July 26 at the Colosseum. The singer known for hits including “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much” arrived in Las Vegas on horseback in November 2012. Traffic down the Las Vegas Strip...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582067922014-07-21T11:44:01.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:44:01.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206792@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:44:01 MDT More dead horses: 4 horses shot dead in Davis County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201685-78/amp-horses-utah-syracuse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201685-78/amp-horses-utah-syracuse.html.csp">More dead horses: 4 horses shot dead in Davis County</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:47:35.75-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Syracuse • The shooting deaths of four thoroughbreds in Utah are prompting outrage and a $5,000 reward for the prosecution of those responsible. Richard Sanders says he returned home from a trip Tuesday to learn the horses were killed in their corral in Syracuse. He tells Ogden’s Standard-Examiner the horses he loved and cared for over the last decade were shot sometime between July 12 and Tuesday night. The Humane Society of Utah, which is offering the reward, says it appears the shootings were...</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> 58201685@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:47:35 MDT Ten horses found dead in Salt Lake County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199135-78/horses-field-morgan-hansen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199135-78/horses-field-morgan-hansen.html.csp">Ten horses found dead in Salt Lake County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T12:35:36.51-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 12:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Officers are investigating the deaths of ten horses found in a Magna field. The horses were found in a private, fenced-off field near Pleasant Green Cemetery, which is near 3500 S. 9200 West. After searching the field with trucks and a helicopter, officers found one alive and 10 dead, according to officials. “It looks like they just don’t have any water,” said Unified Police Detective Ken Hansen. The owner arrived at the field and was trying to hydrate the surviving horse, Hansen said. Kenneco...</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> 58199135@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:35:36 MDT Letter: Hatch decision hurts walking horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198141-82/horses-act-hatch-horse.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198141-82/horses-act-hatch-horse.html.csp">Letter: Hatch decision hurts walking horses</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:33:43.417-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The PAST Act (H.R. 1518/S. 1406) applies to Tennessee Walking Horses, Racking Horses and Spotted Saddle Horses and bans caustic chemicals applied to a horse’s pasterns and the use of cruel devices that create pain for the sake of an exaggerated gait. It will allow the walking horse industry to thrive and rebuild the reputation of the breed. How could Orrin Hatch’s aides allow him to sign on to a bogus bill authored by the Tennessee delegation? They can’t have done their research on the PAST Act...</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> 58198141@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:33:43 MDT Bill: Allow Utah, states to more aggressively manage wild horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190806-90/horses-wild-bill-stewart.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190806-90/horses-wild-bill-stewart.html.csp">Bill: Allow Utah, states to more aggressively manage wild horses</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="2014-07-16T22:27:30.345-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If Utah were to gain control of wild horses and burros — as a Utah congressman suggests — the Division of Wildlife Resources would ask sportsmen, ranchers, horse advocates and the public for their views while devising a management plan. “It would be good to have local people have input into how horses and burros are managed,” said Bill Bates, wildlife section chief, explaining the strategy would be similar to how the state handles other large mammals. While a hunting season on horses and burros ...</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> 58190806@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:27:30 MDT BLM to remove fewer mustangs across Utah, the West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58179957-78/bureau-horses-mustangs-wild.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58179957-78/bureau-horses-mustangs-wild.html.csp">BLM to remove fewer mustangs across Utah, the West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN GRIFFITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T21:58:08.138-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range in Utah and across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens. Under its roundup schedule announced this week, the bureau plans to gather 2,400 of the animals through the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. All but 215 of them will be horses. Plans call for removal of 1,535 horses in Wyoming, 285 in Nevada, 200 in Utah, 75 in Oregon, 50 in California and 3...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581799572014-07-13T21:58:08.138-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T21:58:08.138-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179957@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:58:08 MDT Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58139474-90/horses-wild-blm-counties.html.csp">Utah counties want Congress to let states manage wild horses</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="2014-07-02T07:43:54.991-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Iron and Beaver counties will not round up wild horses on their own, as they threatened earlier this spring, but instead are pressing for a dramatic change in how the horses are managed. They want the states, not the federal Bureau of Land Management, to decide how many horses can be on the range and what to do when there’s an overpopulation. A resolution to that effect, written by Beaver County Commissioner Mark Whitney, won the support of the Utah Association of Counties. He and a commissioner...</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> 58139474@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:43:54 MDT Editorial: Wild horse solution requires delicate balance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58118864-82/horses-wild-horse-range.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58118864-82/horses-wild-horse-range.html.csp">Editorial: Wild horse solution requires delicate balance</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T15:19:02.035-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Horse killers! Killers! Murderers! You’re liars! All of you, liars! You’re only happy when you can see something die!” — Marilyn Monroe in “The Misfits” “Honey, nothing can live unless something dies.” – Clark Gable, in the same movie Sixty-three years after the release of Monroe’s and Gable’s final film in 1961, virtually nothing has changed about the wild horse debate. “The Misfits” refers to the movie’s whiskey-soaked drifters who head out of Reno to chase wild horses,...</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> 58118864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:19:02 MDT