Elderly man seriously injured, airlifted after fall from horse in Aguanga

AGUANGA, Calif. — An elderly horseback rider was seriously injured after falling from a horse in the unincorporated community of Aguanga yesterday afternoon, Monday, June 7. The fall that led to the man’s injuries happened in the 41700 Blk Saddleback Drive, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Shot multiple times in Beaumont, man in critical condition Man who struck […]

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UPDATE: Woman, 18 & horse killed in hit and run that injured 2 other teens – Victims ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 17, 1:50 p.m., With coroner’s release of information and additional details from CHP. MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — An 18-year-old Riverside woman was killed and two other victims were injured after a hit and run traffic collision in the unincorporated community of Mead Valley Sunday evening, June 14. A 19-year-old woman who also struck sustained life-threatening injuries and […]

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Horse rescued after trailer overturns in 5-car I-215/60 wreck

MORENO VALLEY –Minor injuries were reported and a horse escaped injury after a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer overturned in a five-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5. The crash, which left the horse temporarily trapped inside the overturned trailer, happened on the I-215/60 Freeway interchange, just west of Moreno Valley. Yesterday afternoon’s crash prompted a SigAlert and nearly full-closure […]

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UPDATE: Rescue efforts praised after horse and rider pulled from muddy sinkhole

TEMECULA — A horse is “doing great” today after firefighters, an animal sanctuary, and other volunteers, worked together to rescue the mare after it spent several hours stuck and buried up to her belly in a marshy, mud-filled sinkhole in Temecula, Saturday, Feb. 16. Despite spending hours stuck in the sinkhole, thanks to her rescuers care and efforts, the horse […]

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Horse running loose in Mira Loma hit by car, euthanized

MIRA LOMA — A horse that broke free and was running loose through the streets of Mira Loma west of Jurupa Valley was struck by a car Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 22. After evaluating the horse, which reportedly suffered two broken legs and other traumatic injuries, animal control officers euthanized the seriously injured animal. The driver of the car that struck […]

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Caballero celebrating 29th birthday gallops onto freeway, corralled for DUI

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… (If you love horses, see if you can spot and recognize the nearly 40 breeds of horses and more than two dozen horse-related references in this article. Some you may recognize, other may leave you stumped! …says the guy with only one leg. -TM) Long Beach, Calif. — An allegedly intoxicated man celebrating his […]

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HEMET – Fire destroys horse barn on Cedar Avenue

HEMET – A a barn filled with horses and at least one outbuilding were destroyed when a fire broke out at a residence in the 43000 block of Cedar Avenue Friday, Nov. 18. The property where the blaze occurred is south of the Mountain View Mobile Home Park and located between Cedar Avenue, Ramona Expressway, and Mountain Avenue in an unincorporated area of Hemet. […]

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Horse and rider that spent two nights trapped after 150 foot fall into canyon rescued

An Anza resident and his horse were rescued Monday, Aug. 29 after spending two “chilly” nights stuck in a ravine after they plummeted about 150 feet from the Spitler Peak Trail Saturday, Aug. 27. Thomas Firth, 66, and his horse Cody, became trapped when a rugged trail they and others were travelling on in the San Jacinto Mountains gave way, causing them […]

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Winchester woman kicked by horse suffers major injuries

WINCHESTER – A woman was seriously injured when she was kicked by a horse, Saturday, May 28, according to a fire official. The incident occurred in the 33700 block of Arthur Road, in the unincorporated community of Winchester. Arthur Road is located north of Lake Skinner and east of Highway 79. Riverside County emergency communications dispatchers received a 911 call […]

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