Amersham Horse Trader Gets 6 Months

Amersham horse trader, James Gray,has finally been sentenced (yipee) after being found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to 40 equines, following a 12 week trial. While it is not the sentence many equine lovers would like it was the maximum the Judge could hand down. James Gray was sentenced to 6 months in prison, a [...]


Amersham Horses – Guilty Verdict

Finally a verdict in the Amersham horses case … GUILTY … hurrah. James Gray and his son James Gray Junior (the youth that could not be named for legal reasons) were found guilty of all 11 counts of animal cruelty under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. His wife Julie and daughters Jodie and Cordelia, after [...]


Amersham Horses – Update April 2009

One year and two weeks after I last posted about the Amersham horses welfare case we still don’t have a conclusion in one of the largest animal welfare cases ever held in Britain. Fair enough, the wheels of justice do tend to grind painfully slowly but this case just seems to beggar belief. If it [...]


Decision Suspended in Amersham Horses case

I am delighted to say that the Bucks Free Press have reported on todays decision by the judge in this case. This is from their website “A JUDGE today suspended a court order to return 11 donkeys and 18 Shetland Ponies to the farm they were seized from. District judge, Sandeep Kainth, had originally ordered [...]

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Amersham Horses – welfare case update

I am totally livid at the decision by Judge Sandeep Kainth to return 29 of the rescued donkeys and ponies to Mr James Gray and his family of Spindels Farm, Amersham, UK. I have heard that the law is an ass but do we have to go this far to prove it? For those that [...]