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    am sure others can translate correctly.

    She may not go near horses for 2 years,and all horses removed from her care.
    one oak, lots of canyons

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  • #2
    translation: cheers!

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    • #3
      Amazing that her identity hasn't been leaked yet.
      Last edited by ToN Farm; Sep. 6, 2007, 03:02 PM. Reason: spelling

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      • #4
        She also got 180 days in jail. Goodness, you would have to cut a horse's head off with a butter knife to get that here. No mention of what she did (at least not that I could decipher).

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        • #5
          Rough Translation.......

          The district court Plön has in the case of the Dressurreiterin Christine W. announced a judgement. The Ausbilderin, which a further procedure in north first EDT threatens, was condemned because of cruelty to animals in three cases to 180 daily rates A 35 euro and received an attitude prohibition for two years. The cases negotiated occurred on the property Nehmten, on the W. had occasionally taken quarter. A further process expects Christine W. in north first EDT, after horse owners and riders documented and made the work of the Dressurausbilderin public by photo and video. The office for order north first EDT gave thereupon an approximation and an attitude prohibition. Four of Christine of the W. ridden horses were quartered in the meantime by the owner on a riding site in Negernbötel. The horse haven federation Schleswig-Holstein has the chief Andrea H. immediately referred to it, that for Christine W. an approximation and an attitude prohibition exist are switched on, the federation then in addition its training and training course activity approach the office for order to the horses immediately on the plant in Negernbötel will adjust.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Mozart View Post
            She also got 180 days in jail. Goodness, you would have to cut a horse's head off with a butter knife to get that here. No mention of what she did (at least not that I could decipher).

            I don't think she went to jail. It says she was sentenced to paying 180 "Tagessaetze" (daily payments?) of 35 Euros, so a 6300 Euro fine.
            I wonder what she did to the poor horses...

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            • #7
              Her identity has been discussed on several German BB:s: PM me for the name. Apparently she beat the horse, pulled his nose to her knee, hit him over the head etc. Good for Germany, giving her a sentence that should hurt a bit - in the purse.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by spotted mustang View Post
                I don't think she went to jail. It says she was sentenced to paying 180 "Tagessaetze" (daily payments?) of 35 Euros, so a 6300 Euro fine.
                I wonder what she did to the poor horses...
                Ah, yes I think that does make more sense (re translation). I guess I got over-excited at the thought of a court actually taking animal abuse seriously.....

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                • #9
                  Well, after reading all this, maybe she should be in jail:

                  http://www.kn-online.de/artikel/2203...raining%3F.htm

                  Some descriptions of the stuff she did; maybe someone else can translate?

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                  • #10
                    I could translate but I feel like throwing up- she should be in jail and she should have to work the rest of her life in a menial position...what a pig!
                    "the man mite be the head but the woman is the neck and the neck can turn the head any way she wants..." -smart greek woman

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                    • #11
                      why is her last name being kept a secret anyway?

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                      • #12
                        one of the schokemuhle bros was fined over 30,000 some years ago for poling at home, fines like that are not unusual at all over there.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by slc2 View Post
                          one of the schokemuhle bros was fined over 30,000 some years ago for poling at home, fines like that are not unusual at all over there.

                          that was paul
                          Every time you ride, your are either teaching or un-teaching your horse.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by spotted mustang View Post
                            Well, after reading all this, maybe she should be in jail:

                            http://www.kn-online.de/artikel/2203...raining%3F.htm

                            Some descriptions of the stuff she did; maybe someone else can translate?
                            I ran it through babelfish - not complete but you can get the point.

                            Martyrium in training?

                            Plön - sharp Sporen inconsiderately into the flanks
                            rammed, blows on bodies and head, Sporenstiche approximately
                            around the eyes of the horses: Which witnesses yesterday before that
                            Plöner district court against Dressurreiterin Christine W. (59)
                            and their training methods stated, left those
                            Spectator schaudern. Up to the late summer 2006
                            she worked on a property in the circle Plön.
                            The professional horsewoman is accused because of heavier
                            Abusing several training horses. On six
                            Cases at the 11. and 12 July as well as on 5 August 2006
                            refer the reproaches of the cruelty to animals. It is that
                            Animals „from rawness substantial pain and longer
                            continuous substantial suffering “added.
                            It was indicated by other inhabitants of the property,
                            like two animal nurses, a Beiköchin, a gardner
                            state as witnesses.
                            Vigorously the large, slim woman with two enters
                            Defenders the hall. She wants to express herself, her gives oneself
                            leave. „I cannot explain myself the reproaches, I am
                            speechless “, it says, vibrated self-confidently the blond
                            Hair. „I love my horses. “
                            A Stute is it with whip blows also on the head
                            traktiert that an ear tore. At the whole body
                            the horse is to have had dents. The fox
                            „Wimbledon “is to have been issued it still more badly. Loud
                            Accusation became it on one day four hours badly
                            adjusted: Extremely out-bind - the head also
                            Schlaufzügeln nearly pulled on the chest - is its
                            Horsewoman it extremely brutally sharply serrated Sporen
                            gave. Finally is it it fixed in a corner
                            have. A horse nurse should it on instruction of
                            down with the whip, means it strikes in the accusation.
                            „This pig does not want to bend itself, to that is
                            debt “, has the Trainerin after the words of the young
                            Mrs. the torture justifies. „That become I today still
                            crack. “It reported, the abusing would have themselves
                            continued on the next day, when the animal already lahmte.
                            At the following night into the animal hospital in-supplied
                            „Wimbledon “has directly after training from that
                            Muzzle bled and was hurt at the flanks,
                            it speaks.
                            „So similar treatments got all horses, which was
                            completely normally. The animals knew at the place and in that
                            Does not resound at all, which they should make “, one confirms
                            other witness. A further reported, the Trainerin has
                            all horses in training in such a way out-bind, „that them none
                            Chance had to move still forward. “
                            In the determination documents there are photos of substantial
                            Injuries at head and bodies of „Wimbledon “, those
                            Animal nurses secretly directly after training
                            to have made are. As the accused the wounds
                            to explain is, comes it into coming to a hold. For some
                            Injuries she finds to explanations of harmless kind,
                            it only the head vibrates others. Also at the sight of the
                            doubly broken Zaumzeugs must it after one
                            Explanation look for. „You bite already times at the chain,
                            if them is boring. “
                            The process becomes on Monday, 27 August, at 10 o'clock in
                            District court Plön continued.
                            By Cornelia Mueller
                            It's all fun and games until someone pulls a shoe....

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Sabine View Post
                              I could translate but I feel like throwing up- she should be in jail and she should have to work the rest of her life in a menial position...what a pig!

                              After speaking with some friends in germany...trust me...your comments were KIND comparred to the general feeling about this case. This was abuse at its worst!!!

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                              • #16
                                Makes me sick.
                                "Personally speaking, if for whatever reason I was stuck with absolutely only having to chose one breed, then it would without hesitation be a thoroughbred."

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                                • #17
                                  There's something about that translation that conveys real horror.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by slc2 View Post
                                    one of the schokemuhle bros was fined over 30,000 some years ago for poling at home, fines like that are not unusual at all over there.

                                    Schockemohle, as in Paul


                                    And on a different note, and one of the reasons I don't read the dressage forum as much as I would like.....

                                    we have someone who could translate but won't - busy throwing up.
                                    we have someone who knows what the German reaction is...trust her, she knows.
                                    we have someone who has seen the name all over the German bbs... but can't cut and paste?
                                    And we have the OP posting an article in a language that most of us can't read....with no translation.

                                    I guess I am just not properly impressed with the in-crowd and I don't get the point of this thread because it certainly isn't to share any information.
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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Mozart View Post
                                      Ah, yes I think that does make more sense (re translation). I guess I got over-excited at the thought of a court actually taking animal abuse seriously.....
                                      Abuse of horses is indeed taken seriously in some countries:

                                      A woman who allowed a pregnant horse to starve to death in sight of 1000 bales of hay has been jailed for breaching her ban on keeping horses.

                                      Delia Stacey of Strachey Close, Tidmarsh, Reading appeared before Guildford Crown Court on Friday 3rd August where she was given a 35 day prison sentence, an extra five year ban and was ordered to pay costs of £2000 for breaching the ban originally imposed on her in May 2006.
                                      Karen Woods of Ashby St Mary, Norfolk has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to five horses in her care.

                                      Ms Woods appeared before Norwich Magistrates Court on Thursday 26th April 2007, where she was given a 10 year ban on keeping animals, a 12 week prison sentence suspended for two years, 150 hours community service and ordered to pay costs of £3,445.
                                      (The horses were emaciated)

                                      Mrs Jo Kowalski of Astrea Main Road, Baylham, Ipswich, Suffolk was found guilty of causing suffering to her pony Brambles at Ipswich Magistrates Court. She will be sentenced on Wednesday, 30th August.

                                      This is the second time.
                                      Michelle Doolan of Rutland Road, Tyldesley, Manchester pleaded guilty on 29th September at Wigan Magistrates Court to causing unnecessary suffering to a 3 year old Arab cross colt named Bahir. She was sentenced on 20th October at the same court to a Community Punishment Order of 150 hours, which is to be completed within 12 months. She has been ordered to pay £500 costs, at £10.00 per week, and has been disqualified from keeping any animals for 10 years.

                                      The colt was in poor condition with no water or feed and its owner rarely came to see him.
                                      Clonus Jones, 53 and Rita Jones, 44 of Shelfanger Road, Diss appeared before Thetford Magistrates Court on Monday 9th July, where Clonus Jones was given a 10 year ban, ordered to carry out 240 hours unpaid work and pay £2,500 costs. Rita Jones was given the same disqualification and costs as well as a five month curfew order.

                                      ILPH Field Officer Jonathan (Jacko) Jackson was asked to attend a location off Mission Road in Diss by RSPCA Inspector Dave Mitchell. Together they found the bay stallion tethered to a 30ft chain with a canvas collar deeply imbedded in its neck. The wound was covered in flies and there was a strong smell of infection. It had also been attacked by another stallion and had open cuts on both sides of its body. It was estimated that the horse had been suffering for at least seven days.
                                      Thursday 1 July, at Bodmin Magistrates Court, Caroline Courtney Wiles of St Clether, Cornwall was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to Homer, a horse in her possession.

                                      Courtney Wiles, of Lower Trevithiac Farm, St Clether, was sentenced to a 15 year ban on keeping horses, fined £250 and ordered to pay £1,916 towards the ILPH and the RSPCA costs.

                                      Field Officer Jeff Herrington says, “We are delighted with the 15 year ban, this surely sends out a strong and clear deterrent message to people neglecting their horses and ponies, that the Courts treat such cases extremely seriously. Other than Courtney Wiles’ 15 year ban the only good thing to come out of the case is that Homer will have a safe and secure future for the rest of his life in ILPH ownership.”
                                      In the UK the Animal Welfare Act received Royal Assent and came into force on 6th April.

                                      This Act makes the owners and keepers of horses legally responsible for their horse’s welfare and may well be the single most important piece of legislation to protect since the Protection of Animals Act.

                                      It also means that owners and keepers of horses will have a legal duty to properly care for their animals and welfare organsations will be able to respond more positively to reported incidents of neglect. This is quite different to having to wait until an act of cruelty of suffering has occurred and means that action can be taken at earlier stage and without having to wait for huge weight loss, distress, injuries or untrimmed feet have been proven to a higher burden of proof.

                                      Under the new act the person responsible for the horse has to meet its basic welfare needs, offering a proper diet, water and somewhere suitable to live and this Act is so designed that its to prevent suffering because of ignorance. In future causing unnecessary suffering with badly fitting tack or harnesss could render the owner up to 51 weeks in prison, a fine up to £20,000 or both.

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                                      • #20
                                        This article I found said a horse had to be put down.


                                        German Press Agency/regioline of 06.09.2007

                                        Cruelty to animals: Pferdetrainerin to 6300 euro fine condemns

                                        Plön (German Press Agency/lno) - the district court Plön condemned a Pferdetrainerin because of abusing of Dressurpferden on Thursday to 6300 euro fine and a two-year animal husbandry prohibition. The court saw it as proven on that the 59-Jährige - even an experienced horsewoman - in the summer traktiert in such a way 2006 on an equestrian farm with Plön of horses with switch and sharp edged Sporen that they bled and lahmten. An animal had had to be put to sleep. The accusation had required a probation sentence after four days hearing of evidence for “raw cruelty to animals” additionally of six months, demanded the defense acquietal.

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