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Scottsdale resident captures world championship title

Posted by   /  November 19, 2015  /  Equine News, Sports  /  No Comments

Scottsdale Independent Andrea Fappani of Scottsdale captured the world championship title in senior reining at the 2015 Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Nov. 14 in Oklahoma City. Mr. Fappani showed the American Quarter Horse SG Frozen Enterprize, owned by Silver Spurs Equine of Scottsdale, according to a press release. The […]

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[GUEST BLOG] No horsing around: How this Arizona couple is making it easier to feed

Posted by   /  October 21, 2015  /  Equine News  /  No Comments

By Francine Hardaway | Phoenix Business Journal Every once in a while, someone my age or older comes along with the passion and the will to start a business. Julian Blum founded “Dying to Know” two years ago when he was 80, and Peter Thomas founded Thomas Franchise Solutions at 73. A good idea knows […]

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No Salt River horse roundup, so lawsuit dropped

Posted by   /  October 21, 2015  /  Equine News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Submitted by Simone Netherlands, president, The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group Based on recent statements by the U.S. Forest Service that it has no current plans to round up the Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest, the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group on Friday dismissed its lawsuit against the agency […]

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[COLUMN] Saving Salt River horses actually saves . . . us

Posted by   /  October 19, 2015  /  Equine News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By EJ Montini | The Arizona Republic (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted for discussion purposes only.) I got an e-mail from a reader who presumed (correctly) I might write about the Salt River wild horses again, now that a big reward is being offered for information about the shooting death of a horse called […]

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Woman says she took sick horse from Arizona City property to save its life [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  September 23, 2015  /  Equine News, Government and Politics, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

azfamily.com 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport By Ashleigh Barry | KTVK-TV A Pinal County woman is risking charges for removing a malnourished horse from a property. Shelly Sargeant said she couldn’t look away, especially after seeing several other dead horses. “As we drove along, we found more and more deceased animals,” Sargeant said. […]

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Threat to Arizona’s Salt River horses spurs new battle over Western lands

Posted by   /  September 8, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Equine News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Fernanda Santos | The New York Times Soon after federal officials announced the imminent capture of 100 or so horses within the boundaries of a national forest near here — to be sold at auction, “condemned and destroyed, or otherwise disposed of” — a resourceful cadre of self-appointed guardians issued a desperate call for […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry

Posted by   /  August 16, 2015  /  Equine News, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Chris Wimmer | Cronkite News The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated […]

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Ducey to feds: leave Salt River horses alone

Posted by   /  August 5, 2015  /  Equine News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Laurie Roberts | The Arizona Republic Add Gov. Doug Ducey to the growing numbers of people telling the feds to back off and leave the Salt River wild horses alone. Ducey tweeted that the state will step in to protect the horses if need be. I’ve heard from people across the state, wondering what […]

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[COLUMN] Cecil the lion mattered, do the Salt River wild horses?‏

Posted by   /  August 4, 2015  /  Equine News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Laurie Roberts | The Arizona Republic (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted for discussion purposes only.) If you’re really lucky, every once in a while you can catch sight of them along the Salt River. Horses so wild and wonderful that they look as if they belong there. In fact, they just might. According to […]

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Water war being waged in San Tan Valley

Posted by   /  August 3, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Equine News  /  No Comments

By Brian Wright | Maricopa Monitor Tim Horn has horses — lots of horses. It’s his livelihood. But without water from a standpipe in San Tan Valley, that livelihood is in jeopardy. Horn owns Tim Horn’s Cutting Horses in Queen Creek, where he trains horses and riders. He and many other people in the San […]

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