Man Mourns His 3 Show Horses Killed In Modesto Barn Fire

It has been a difficult day for the owner of three horses killed when a barn went up in flames Friday night.


California Chrome on going through his paces a day before the Preakness. (Credit: CBS13)

Past Triple Crown Winners Ready For New Champ

Patrice Wolfson is ready to give up her title as the owner of the last Triple Crown winner. She may get the chance if California Chrome is successful in his bid to join Affirmed and 10 other horses atop racing’s pinnacle.


BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17:  Victor Espinoza celebrates atop California Chrome #3 after winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

New Contender Emerges In Belmont Mix To Take On Chrome

California Chrome has galloped again in preparations for the Belmont Stakes, while a new contender trained by Todd Pletcher has emerged for the last leg of the Triple Crown.


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Animal Rights Advocates Calling For Boycott Of Carriage Rides In Old Sacramento

One of the symbols of the old west and hallmarks of Sacramento’s old town is getting new attention from a group of animal-rights advocates who say they want the city keep a closer eye on carriage ride codes.


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All The Right Moves: Local Trainer Takes Dancing Horses On The Road

A local horse trainer and his trio of dancing horses are about to leave on a cross-country tour to fulfill a lifelong dream.



Best Places For Horseback Riding In Sacramento

It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or are in need of lessons to sharpen your skills, there is a stable and horse just waiting for you and your boots to show up.


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Orangevale Horse Owners Protesting Senior Living Facility Proposal

Animal lovers are involved in an unusual protest, fighting over the future of farmland in Orangevale where a new nursing home is being proposed.


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Another Mutilated Horse Found Dumped On Same Road In San Joaquin County

It’s a horrifying case of animal abuse after a mutilated horse is found dumped on private property; and this isn’t the first time this has happened.


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3 Loose Horses Struck, Killed On Freeway Near Stanford University

Three horses were killed after they ran onto northbound Interstate Highway 280 near Stanford Saturday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.


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6 Expensive Show Horses Die In Dixon Barn Fire

An early morning barn fire in Dixon has killed six expensive show and jumping horses.



Cyclists, Hikers, Horses Having Trouble Sharing Auburn Trails

There just doesn’t appear to be enough room for cyclists, hikers and horses on some Auburn high-traffic trails.


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Kentucky Derby: The Best Field Since 2007 Set To Run For The Roses

The field for the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby is the best we have seen since 2007. That year, colts that ran in the Derby went on to win major stakes in the summer and fall including the King’s Bishop, Haskell Stakes, Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the Breeders Cup Classic.