Horses

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. Sun, 04/12/2015 - 8:17pm
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. Thu, 01/22/2015 - 3:00am
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. Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:16pm
Sampson Co. deputies seize 60 animals from farm
Sampson County authorities have seized 60 animals from a farm following a month-long investigation. Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:20pm
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. Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:34am
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. Thu, 01/02/2014 - 1:41pm
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). Fri, 09/13/2013 - 12:51pm
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. Fri, 07/26/2013 - 6:07pm
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. Thu, 07/18/2013 - 6:09pm
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. Sat, 09/22/2012 - 1:07am