Westford, Mass.,  (Courtesy CBS Boston/WBZ-TV)

Horses Trapped In Collapse Of Snow-Covered Barn

Rescuers worked for hours to free horses trapped when a Massachusetts barn collapsed under the weight of recent snow.


File image of a horse at the University of Connecticut. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State High Court Hears Horse Arguments

A case argued before the state supreme court today touched on how likely horses are to bite people, and what kind of precautions horse owners must take to protect themselves against a lawsuit.


Horse Dies After Rescue From Frigid Stream

A horse in Stonington has died after falling into a frigid stream and being rescued by about 10 people who worked for more than an hour to get it out of the water.


(Courtesy Agriculture Department)

Dozens Of Animals Seized At Oxford Home

Animal control officers seized a horse, two miniature horses, a donkey, a pig, a goat, 18 chickens, six guinea fowl and six turkeys, as well as four dogs and a cat, which were found to be living in inhumane conditions at a home in Oxford Tuesday.



TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]


Horse Dies In Lightning-Caused Barn Fire

A lightning strike is being blamed for a barn fire in Haddam that left one horse dead and the barn’s owner with minor burns.


Norbert (Photo Courtesy Department of Agriculture)

Horse Auction At UConn

Sixteen horses and a mule seized by the State Department of Agriculture in animal cruelty and neglect cases have been nursed back to health and are being put up for auction Saturday at the University […]


Two Harness Racing Broodmares Put Down After Somers Barn Collapse

The Somers fire chief says a horse had to be euthanized after part of a barn collapsed under the weight of snow.


Fire Destroys Newtown Home; Family Escapes

Fire destroys a home on a Newtown horse farm, but the residents were able to escape. Televised reports say the owner discovered the fire in a garage and rushed to get his family out of […]


Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Horse

Shelton Police have arrested a 63-year-old man on charges that he was inappropriately touching a horse.   Police were called to an address on Partridge Lane around 6:15 p.m. Monday on a report that Marian […]