Pat Raia

Pat Raia is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering equine welfare, industry, and news. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her Tennessee Walking Horse, Sonny.

Articles by: Pat Raia

Kentucky animal cruelty penalties

Bill Would Boost Kentucky Animal Cruelty Penalties

The legislation would amend Kentucky’s animal cruelty statute by upgrading the penalty for animal cruelty in the second degree from a Class A misdemeanor for the first and any subsequent offense, to a Class D felony for a second or subsequent offense.

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new BLM headquarters

Western States Vie for New BLM Headquarters

As the Department of the Interior considers moving the new BLM headquarters from Washington, D.C. to a Western site, advocates believe the move could have benefits for wild horses under the agency’s management.

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