Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

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Poll Recap: How Much is a 'Rescue' Horse Worth?

September 30, 2014

Most respondents said referring to a horse as a ‘rescue’ does not make him more or less valuable than a nonrescue horse.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Room for a Rescue

August 19, 2014

Of the 575 total respondents, 450 (78%) said they have rescued a horse.... Read More

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How Ireland is Managing its Unwanted Horses

July 31, 2014

Researchers are establishing trends and seeing a clearer picture of Ireland's unwanted horse population.... Read More

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ASPCA Celebrates Five Years of 'Rescuing Racers'

July 30, 2014

The ASPCA has granted over $1.7 million to rescue groups since launching the Rescuing Racers Initiative.... Read More

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New Vocations Receives Grant for Thoroughbred Aftercare

July 18, 2014

The ASPCA grant will aid in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds retiring from the racetrack.... Read More

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Woman Arrested for Defrauding Horse Rescue Contributors

July 16, 2014

Wyoming authorities have arrested a woman accused of defrauding contributors to her equine rescue operation.... Read More

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North Carolina Woman Charged with Animal Cruelty

July 16, 2014

A North Carolina woman is facing charges for allegedly maltreating 54 horses on her Sampson County property.... Read More

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ASPCA Equine Fund Awards 1,000th Grant

July 15, 2014

The $5,000 award will fund repairs to the roof of a horse rescue's feed room, which was destroyed in a storm.... Read More

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Blue Horse Charities Merging Efforts with TAA

July 13, 2014

The charities provides funds help organizations rehabilitating, retraining, and adopting out Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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ASPCA Announces 'Help a Horse Day' Contest Winners

June 21, 2014

Five equine rescues received $10,000 each for their work to protect horses. ... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

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Missouri Horse Herd Removed for Rehabilitation

May 07, 2014

A heard of 30 horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property in Morgan County.... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

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Iowa Authorities Remove Allegedly Neglected Horse Herd

April 26, 2014

An Iowa man is facing cruelty charges after authorities removed 61 horses from his Bremer County property.... Read More

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Former Ohio Horse Rescuer Found Guilty

April 25, 2014

On April 22 a jury found Shula Woodworth guilty of three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty toward horses.... Read More

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More than a Dozen Horses Seized in New York

April 22, 2014

A herd of 16 allegedly malnourished horses and one Miniature Horse were removed from a Sodus, N.Y., last week.... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 21, 2014

A Florida couple is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the seizure of 17 horses in their care.... Read More

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Equine Rescue Groups to Compete to Help At-Risk Horses

April 17, 2014

The ASPCA will award five $10,000 grants to equine organizations for their work to protect horses.... Read More

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Montana Horse Rescuers Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 16, 2014

Two Montana horse rescuers allegedly maltreated more than 30 animals on a Broadwater County ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Owner Pleads in Cruelty Case

April 15, 2014

A man accused of maltreating dozens of horses on his Pendleton County property has pleaded not guilty.... Read More

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Rehabilitated Horses Donated to Florida Youth Ranch

April 13, 2014

A group of rescued horses has a new home after being rehabilitated and donated to a youth ranch.... Read More

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Old Friends, New Vocations Enter Partnership

April 04, 2014

The agreement is designed to jointly benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and -breeding careers.... Read More

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Egyptian Arabian Horses Seized in South Carolina

April 01, 2014

The seized horses are receiving rehabilitative care, but 70 other horses from the herd are unaccounted for.... Read More