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Jesse Legroulx and his dog Roscoe (left) were both involved in the car crash on the Coquihalla Oct. 22 that took the life of Aaron Hansen (right). (Facebook, GoFundMe)

Fatal crash involving horses on Coquihalla gives way to fundraisers

The incident happened on Oct. 22 when a vehicle slide into oncoming traffic

  • Nov 2, 2022

 

A horse in a field. (Marko Blazevic Unsplash)

Orphaned foal has attached to new mare, says owner of the Keremeos horses

The horses along Hwy 3 weren’t wild, but had crossed the river for first time

  • Oct 20, 2022

 

These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)

Foal orphaned after wild horse hit and killed on Highway 3 in Keremeos

Residents worry for the foal and the rest of the herd coming close to the busy roadway

 

These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)

Update: Orphaned foal attaches to new mare after mom killed on Highway 3 in Keremeos

Owner of the horses said they aren’t wild and they are back home with reinforced fences

These wild horses were spotted running along Highway 97 in Penticton in January 2022. Now a herd of horses, believed to be wild are hanging around Highway 3, west of Keremeos, with one of them being killed by a vehicle recently. (File photo)
Three generations of horseshoe pitchers in one family. Meet the Stoddarts of the Vernon Horseshoe Club: Father George (from left), grandson Demico and son Wesley. The Vernon Horseshoe Club will host the provincial championships Sept. 3 and 4 at the club on Alexis Park Drive. (Contributed)

Vernon club pitches horseshoes provincials

The championships are taking place on Sept. 3 and 4 on Alexis Park Drive

Three generations of horseshoe pitchers in one family. Meet the Stoddarts of the Vernon Horseshoe Club: Father George (from left), grandson Demico and son Wesley. The Vernon Horseshoe Club will host the provincial championships Sept. 3 and 4 at the club on Alexis Park Drive. (Contributed)
Harry the iconic horse has been found (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been found (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)

Harry the iconic horse stolen from Diamond H Tack in Kelowna

The horse on wheels was rolled away at 4:50 p.m. on June 20

Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Harry the iconic horse has been stolen (Diamond H Tack Inc./ Submitted)
Ron McMillan of McMillan Farms said that the city could be doing more to prevent flooding along Mission Creek. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘Lots of studies, almost zero action’: farmers feel ignored by City of Kelowna in flood event

Farmers and their livelihood have been impacted by the flooding along Mission Creek

Ron McMillan of McMillan Farms said that the city could be doing more to prevent flooding along Mission Creek. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Horses from the community of Esk’etemc race down the slope in a traditional annual roundup which brings the horses back from winter range to the reserve. (Georgina Chipman photo)

PHOTOS: Indigenous Cariboo horse roundup a time-honoured tradition

Horses returned from winter range in Esk’etemc thanks to leadership of Bill Chelsea

Horses from the community of Esk’etemc race down the slope in a traditional annual roundup which brings the horses back from winter range to the reserve. (Georgina Chipman photo)
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Letter: Salmon Arm resident urges horse owners to clear away road apples

Writers suggests riders carry collapsible shovels

  • Mar 31, 2022
Letter writer urges horse riders to clear horse feces away from roads and trails. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Sabrina Fedorak turned some heads when she rode into town and made some stops at the Keremeos Buy-Low and Pharmasave. (Contributed)

Just missing a hitching post: Shopping by horseback in downtown Keremeos

Sabrina Fedorak decided to ride her horse Juice into town last weekend

Sabrina Fedorak turned some heads when she rode into town and made some stops at the Keremeos Buy-Low and Pharmasave. (Contributed)
The Summerland Rodeo Grounds Equine Development Committee has events and activities planned for the coming year. (Summerland Review file photo)

Events planned at Summerland Rodeo Grounds

Activities will run from April to October

The Summerland Rodeo Grounds Equine Development Committee has events and activities planned for the coming year. (Summerland Review file photo)
Motorists are asked to watch for wild horses on Highway 97 between Summerland and Penticton. (Pixabay image)

Watch out for wild horses on Highway 97 between Summerland and Penticton

Wildlife advisory put into effect between Riverside Drive and Wharf Street around 4 p.m. on Dec. 31

Motorists are asked to watch for wild horses on Highway 97 between Summerland and Penticton. (Pixabay image)
RCMP request help in their investigation of the shooting and killing of a horse on Grandview Bench Road in early October. (File photo)

RCMP request help in shooting death of horse near Salmon Arm

Police say killing took place between Oct. 8 and 9

RCMP request help in their investigation of the shooting and killing of a horse on Grandview Bench Road in early October. (File photo)
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Feral horse killed in collision with vehicle near Penticton

Animal advocate says incidents involving wild horses are common in region

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The North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association is cancelling its fall 2021 session for a variety of reasons but vows to be back stronger in the spring of 2022. (NOTRA photo)

North Okanagan therapy program cancels fall session

North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding has number of concerns created by wildfire, COVID

The North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association is cancelling its fall 2021 session for a variety of reasons but vows to be back stronger in the spring of 2022. (NOTRA photo)
Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP warn public after tail of horse in Monte Creek east of Kamloops cut. (File photo)

Horse owners warned after trespasser east of Kamloops cuts horse’s tail

Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP say not the first time this has happened, horse hair can be used for crafts

Tk’emlúps Rural RCMP warn public after tail of horse in Monte Creek east of Kamloops cut. (File photo)
Salmon Arm’s Brook Kosick competes in the barrel racing event at a BC High School Rodeo Association rodeo in Quesnel, which was held from June 11-13, 2021. (Cassidy Dankochik - Black Press)

VIDEO: Shuswap rodeo athlete barrels through competition

Salmon Arm rider Brook Kosick thrilled to compete in provincial finals

Salmon Arm’s Brook Kosick competes in the barrel racing event at a BC High School Rodeo Association rodeo in Quesnel, which was held from June 11-13, 2021. (Cassidy Dankochik - Black Press)
Ruth Bartesko gives some love to Fanny the Shetland pony during an Equine Assisted Learning session at Heart Lake Farm on March 8. Bartesko is one of several participants from the Victoria Brain Injury Society to take part in the new program. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Ruth Bartesko gives some love to Fanny the Shetland pony during an Equine Assisted Learning session at Heart Lake Farm March 8. Bartesko is one of several participants from the Victoria Brain Injury Society to take part in the new program. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Greater Victoria brain injury survivors harness power of equine connection

Vancouver Island’s Humble Hooves providing a calming presence and a special connection

Ruth Bartesko gives some love to Fanny the Shetland pony during an Equine Assisted Learning session at Heart Lake Farm on March 8. Bartesko is one of several participants from the Victoria Brain Injury Society to take part in the new program. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Ruth Bartesko gives some love to Fanny the Shetland pony during an Equine Assisted Learning session at Heart Lake Farm March 8. Bartesko is one of several participants from the Victoria Brain Injury Society to take part in the new program. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Old Friends Canada volunteers Susan and Joelle with 20-year-old Haley, whose owner died and left him homeless. But thanks to Old Friends, Haley loves his new forever home. (Contributed)

Okanagan’s old horses benefit from unique fundraiser

Final days to support Horsey Ladies Okanagan’s fundraiser

Old Friends Canada volunteers Susan and Joelle with 20-year-old Haley, whose owner died and left him homeless. But thanks to Old Friends, Haley loves his new forever home. (Contributed)