Apollo and deputy Dave Smith. Apollo is being retired from the BSO Mounted Unit after 12 years of service. (Source: BSO)

BSO’s Apollo Hangs Up His Horse Shoes For Greener Pastures

The Broward Sheriff’s Office is losing one of its four-legged beat cops to retirement.


A SW Ranches Horse named Marco was stolen and slaughtered by an unknown suspect. (Source: Carey Codd/CBS4)

BSO Looking For Thieves Who Stole, Butchered SW Ranches Horse

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a man, they say, led a horse off a Southwest Ranches property and killed it, presumably for its meat.


ELMONT, NY - JUNE 07: Triple Crown Hopefull I'll Have Another gallops with exercise rider Jonny Garcia up during a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 7, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

No Triple Crown In 2012; I’ll Have Another Scratched From Belmont

I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown ended Friday morning with the shocking news that the chestnut colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen left front tendon.


(CBS4) Emaciated horses found in Southwest Miami-Dade on March 5th, 2012.

Arrest Made In SW Miami-Dade Horse Abuse Case

Miami-Dade police have made an arrest in the most recent case of malnourished and dead animals found in Southwest Miami-Dade.


Undercover M-D Cops Looking For Clues In Slaughters Of Horses

An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective told CBS4 Friday that he is looking at several possible suspects in the recent slayings of horses in Miami-Dade; but is urging the public to help by providing more specific tips about horses slaughters.


A Miami-Dade investigator takes pictures of a miniature horse found slaughtered.  (Source: CBS4)

Miniature Horse Found Slaughtered In Miami-Dade

Authorities are asking for help in finding the person or people who butchered a 5-year-old Miniature Horse and left her in pieces by the side of the road in a remote section of Northwest Miami-Dade. It is the third such discovery of a slaughtered horse in Miami-Dade in the past two months.


(Source: SFSPCA) Foolish Treasure found stray in Southwest Miami-Dade on Sat. Jan. 28, 2012.

Another Abandoned, Starving Thoroughbred Found In S. Fla.

For the third time in less than a week, the South Florida SPCA has rescued another emaciated, injured Thoroughbred.


(Source: CBS4) - The carcass of a horse found in South Miami-Dade

Horse Found Slaughtered In SW Miami-Dade

Police say someone slaughtered an abandoned horse the day after Christmas and left the body in a SW Miami-Dade canal, the latest in a number of horse slaughters that have plagued Miami-Dade in 2011.


(Source: CBS4) Two horses on a farm in NW Miami-Dade.

Police Investigate S. Fla. Horse Slaughter

Miami-Dade Police are investigating the gruesome killing of a horse whose body was dumped on the side of a road in Northwest Miami-Dade.


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S. Fla. Man Gets 15 Days In Jail, Probation For Horse Abuse

A South Florida man will serve his 15 days jail sentence for starving seven horses that were discovered in 2009 stuck in the mud.





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