Stories tagged: horses
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Dr. Universe: How did the first horse change into the horses of today? – Ava, 7, Kennewick Dear Ava,
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
After more than a week spending 12 hours per day on horseback, one Idahoan finished what’s known as the world’s toughest horse race — and set a record doing it.
Thu., April 25, 2019
A month ago, Stormy never had been touched by a human. By mid-April, the 2-year-old mustang was asking to have her forehead scratched, though her ears remained pricked and her …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
It was a chilly night in the barn Monday and the horses of students from the Mt. Spokane High School Equestrian Team made their way through an obstacle course with …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
A state veterinarian said seven horses have been euthanized after contracting a form of equine herpes at an equestrian center in the Seattle suburb of Woodinville.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017
A federal appeals court has dismissed an effort to allow the sterilization of a herd of wild horses in Idaho.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Animals give us unconditional love and that’s good therapy. Longmire Ranch in Touchet, operated by Tracy and Shane Longmire, offers equine-assisted resilience-building.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Blending the old frontier with the new-age West, several local people are saddling up – or hitching up – to give folks a different way to sip wine.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Jill Michalak bucks convention at Glacier, where she is first female packer in the program’s history
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
The Spokane Regional Health District confirmed West Nile virus is present in local mosquitoes Tuesday, and said five horses in the county have been sickened.
Fri., April 14, 2017
Billijo Beck and her 10-year-old daughter Grace walked the dusty path between Challis Wild Horse Corral pens last week looking for an addition to their stables. There were 18 horses …
Thu., April 13, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Fire Department about to replace its last 5 horses with motorized fire truck
The Spokane Fire Department soon would be without horses, and the savings were big.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
Customs and Border Protection agents at Dulles International Airport in Virginia seized 42 pounds of horse meat and horse genitals hidden in juice boxes, officials said Thursday. The incident happened …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017
While skijoring behind dogs is becoming more popular in cross-country skiing venues, getting towed around an oval track, through slalom gates and over jumps by a spirited horse takes the …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
Five horses belonging to a Moscow woman were taken into protective custody Tuesday by the Moscow Police Department after a lengthy investigation and a series of Facebook posts about the …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has dropped a research effort that would have led to the surgical sterilization of more than 200 wild mares at a facility in Oregon.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Horses provided most of the thrills at the Interstate Fair. First, Spokane’s polo team rode hard against the North Fork team, although it came …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
Veterinarians this month confirmed 10 cases of West Nile fever in horses in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
Mon., July 25, 2016
Spokane Sheriff’s Department volunteer mounted patrol unit takes its horses to the mall
Wed., June 29, 2016
A plan to remove the ovaries of 100 wild horses has prompted backlash from a nonprofit horse group. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management Burns District said it plans to …
Fri., May 20, 2016
Eventing is the Ironman of horseback riding. For three days in a row, the rider and horse test their skills first at dressage, then at cross country jumping, before finally …
Mon., April 25, 2016
By grooming, walking and petting the animals, patients with early-onset dementia and their caregivers learned to tune into the horses’ evolving moods and needs. They also learned the intrinsic value …
Thu., April 14, 2016
Wild horses tamed by 4-H Club members will be available for adoption this weekend in Boise.
Sat., March 12, 2016
3/12 From our archives, 100 years ago
Sun., March 6, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Several arsonists were foiled in the act of trying to burn down the hardware store at Lind.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016
One of the largest rescues of companion animals in the history of the ASPCA is being carried out in North Carolina, where 600 or more dogs, cats, horses and other …
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016
Two horses had their tails cut off in unusual attack Sunday
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015
100 years ago in the region: UI cancels football season; Jury deadlocks in murder trial for founder of Cusick
From our archives, 100 years ago Football was canceled at both the University of Idaho and Moscow High School for the remainder of the season.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
DANVILLE, Wash. – The burned carcasses blend into the scorched landscape, just more black and ash among the haunting outline of trees. “There she is,” rancher Doug Grumbach says, pointing …