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Fire Destroys Barn, Kills 2 Horses In Butler County

A devastating overnight fire destroyed a barn in Butler County and left two horses dead.

03/25/2014

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PETA To Protest Carriage Rides In Pittsburgh

For nearly 20 years, Mike Wertz has been operating horse drawn carriages in the Pittsburgh area. But on Saturday, PETA, the people for the ethical treatment of animals, are protesting Wertz’ carriage rides.

12/06/2013

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Rescued Horse Dies, Part Of Growing Problem In Westmoreland Co.

Despite the efforts of rescuers, a horse that was found abandoned and was rescued last week has died.

11/18/2013

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Horses Headed To Slaughterhouse Find Sanctuary At Local Couple’s Stable

The star of the Pet Expo in Pittsburgh this past weekend was Amie Ealy’s Arabian horse.

11/04/2013

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Renaissance Festival Offers A Jousting Good Time

Jousting knights in shining armor are a highlight of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival in West Newton. They perform on weekends. Weekdays are reserved for training – lots of it.

09/11/2013

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Make-A-Wish Helps Local Boy Become Cowboy For A Day

Family and friends cheer as 7-year-old Noah Keith steps from a limousine.

08/06/2013

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Local Horse Owners Suing Equine Angels Rescue

Brian Arendosh says he wants stop Equine Angels Rescue from bullying local horse owners.

07/05/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Pittsburgh

Saddle up — here are the best the places in Pittsburgh to go horseback riding.

06/01/2013

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Man Suing Equine Rescue Group, Says He Was Pressured To Give Up Horses

Glen Kleinfelter remembers an encounter he had with Pam Vivirito of Equine Angels Rescue.

03/25/2013

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Owner Of Rescued Horses Says He Was Duped Into Signing Over Animals

A Butler County horse farmer is telling his side of the story after signing over six horses that were in his care to a local rescue association.

03/23/2013

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Malnourished Horses Rescued From Chicora Farm

A Butler County man will face charges after six horses were rescued from his home.

03/22/2013

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2 Horses Die In One Day At The Meadows

The Meadows racetrack says it has less than a handful of deaths at the track in a year.

02/05/2013

Operation Colorado Wildfire Aid

With the devastating wildfires in Colorado, the need to help horses that have been displaced is tremendous.

06/29/2012

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Woman Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty After Horses Found In Poor Health

A local woman was convicted Thursday in the abuse of more than a half dozen horses, which were left dirty and starving last month. The horses are doing much better after spending more than a month at a quarantine site in Westmoreland County.

06/28/2012

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Abandoned Horses Rescued From Canonsburg Farm

More than 40 quarter horses were rescued from a farm in Canonsburg. The animals were abandoned. The horses are suffering from worms. Some of them have eye problems and others have ear and hoof problems.

06/20/2012

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