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Joel Rosario, top, and Nadal cross the wire to win the second division of the Arkansas Derby horse race Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Ark. (Richard Rasmussen/The Sentinel-Record via AP)

Nadal off Triple Crown trail after injury at Santa Anita

May. 28, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nadal, one of trainer Bob Baffert’s early favorites for the rescheduled Triple Crown, injured his ankle after a workout at Santa Anita on Thursday and is out of contention for the series. The 3-year-old colt suffered a left front condylar fracture, Baffert said in a phone...

This photo provided by Tara Reade, shows Tara Reade out with friends in Washington, in 1992 or 1993, during the time she worked for then- Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del. (Tara Reade via AP)

Biden accuser's life marred by abuse and financial hardship

May. 22, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhood memory was of being abused by her father, she told her former husband, a man she would later leave after saying he abused...

Park Service: Outer Banks tourists tried to capture foal

May. 17, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

SHACKLEFORD BANKS, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service is looking for three tourists who allegedly tried to capture a month-old wild foal in the Outer Banks in an attempt to take some selfies. The three people are wanted for questioning, the Charlotte Observer reported Sunday. The Park Service said the...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2011, file photo, two young wild horses play while grazing in Reno, Nev. Federal land managers say it will take 20 years and cost more than $1 billion over the first six years alone to slash wild horse populations to sustainable levels necessary to protect U.S. range land. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, File)

Agency cites 'staggering' cost of reining in US wild horses

May. 14, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal land managers say it will take two decades and cost more than $1 billion over the first six years alone to slash wild horse populations to sustainable levels necessary to protect U.S. rangeland. The Bureau of Land Management’s latest plans envision capturing 200,000...

Nancy Paschall, executive director of HALTER, reads a story to horses, including

South Carolina program offers storytime for children, horses

May. 11, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The horses of HALTER and the children they serve through the center’s therapeutic riding sessions have been keeping in touch through a surprising mutual love of reading. Staff from the therapeutic riding center, which serves the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind, McCarthy...

In this April 17, 2020, photo, Allen Rush, a certified equine therapist, introduces therapy horse Sister at 4R Farms in Burke, Texas. As spring continues to sprout in earnest, the horse family at 4R Farm offers a mental health haven to those seeking relief, especially during a time of tribulation like the current pandemic. (Joel Andrews/The Daily News via AP)

Texas farm offers equine-assisted counseling during pandemic

May. 3, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — As spring continues to sprout in earnest, the horse family at 4R Farm offers a mental health haven to those seeking relief, especially during a time of tribulation like the current pandemic. Allen Rush is a licensed professional counselor with more than 25 years of experience in the...

This Friday, April 10, 2020 photo provided by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shows a trio of grizzly cubs, orphaned after their mother was euthanized after biting a hiker south of Glacier National Park, sit in a kennel at Montana Wild in Helena, Mont. State wildlife officials say the bears, which are being bottle fed, will become used to people and cannot be released into the wild. Officials are searching for an accredited zoo or sanctuary to take them. The cubs are about 2.5 months old and weigh between 11 and 14 pounds (5 and 6 kilograms) said Mike Madel, a grizzly bear management specialist with the department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. (Mike Madel/Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks via AP)

Ranch family helps rescue trio of orphaned grizzly bear cubs

Apr. 15, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Living and ranching along the Rocky Mountain Front means living with bears. It is frequently a challenge. Livestock losses are common. Residents and visitors must take precautions. Living alongside an aggressive predator isn’t easy, One week ago, late in the afternoon, an...

Kentucky Horse Park, State Parks open during daytime only

Apr. 3, 2020 2:15 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Park and Kentucky State Parks will be open to the public during daytime only beginning Friday, the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet said. The change is to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the cabinet said in a news release. All overnight reservations...