Local equine rescue is saving more than just horses
5 months ago
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Local equine rescue is saving more than just horses

The Cape Fear Equine Rescue League is in the business of saving lives. The league has expanded their reach to help more than just horses.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Clicks of Confidence
7 months ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Clicks of Confidence

Let's talk extraordinary. Have you ever seen a horse sit on command? You're about to. A most talented lady in Bolivia, one of "Wilmington's Women to Watch in 2014", has some trick ponies up her sleeve, so to speak. Her trick is a click. A click of confidence. She's our Extraordinary Person of the Week.
Bladen horse one of two to die of EEE
1 year ago
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Bladen horse one of two to die of EEE

State health officials are warning owners to vaccinate their horses after two horses in North Carolina, including one in southeastern North Carolina, died recently of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE, within the past two weeks.
Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm
1 year ago
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Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm

Sampson County authorities have seized 60 animals from a farm following a month-long investigation.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal
1 year ago
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal

Kim Niggel is our Extraordinary Person of the Week, because of her efforts to help all walks of life enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. She does so with the help of horses and a few other animals.
NC horse farms closing for 2 weeks after 4 deaths
2 years ago
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NC horse farms closing for 2 weeks after 4 deaths

Some horse farms are closing for the public for two weeks after four Raleigh horses contracted a rare virus and had to be euthanized. The horses were at the same Raleigh boarding facility. State officials confirmed last week they had equine herpesvirus-1.
Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County
2 years ago
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Three horses dead from EEE in Pender County

The Pender County Health Department says three horses in the county have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
Pender Co. horse dies of EEE
2 years ago
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Pender Co. horse dies of EEE

The Pender County Health Department says a four-year-old miniature stallion has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). It's the third case of EEE reported in North Carolina so far this year and second case reported in our area.
First NC case of EEE reported in Brunswick County
2 years ago
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First NC case of EEE reported in Brunswick County

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture has confirmed the death of a horse in Brunswick County earlier this month was the first confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the State for 2013.
Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died
3 years ago
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Man charged after shooting three horses, all three died

Deputies say a man shot three horses, killing one of them. The other two were later euthanized. Keith Kincy has been arrested and now faces gun and animal cruelty charges.