Ky. Council Discusses Voluntary Equine Rescue Certifications

July 25, 2012

The council discussed voluntary certifications for rescue and retirement facilities in the commonwealth.... Read More


ASPCA Grants $7,000 to Hidden Springs Horse Rescue

July 22, 2012

The funding will help the rehabilitation of 14 neglected horses seized by local law enforcement last January.... Read More


Proceeds from Book Sales will Support Operation Gelding

May 17, 2012

Proceeds from the sale of "How to Start and Run a Rescue" will go directly toward funding Operation Gelding.... Read More


NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

May 12, 2012

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24.... Read More


New York Attorney General Sues TRF

May 04, 2012

The complaint alleges that for years the TRF took in far more horses than it could afford to support.... Read More


Neglect Charges Dismissed Against Oregon Horse Breeder

April 17, 2012

The farm owner had been declared incompetent and was under the care of a guardian in Washington state.... Read More


Canadian Veterinarian Convicted on Cruelty Charges

March 29, 2012

Mark Marohn, DVM, was convicted of maltreating six horses, one of which he tried to use to pull an automobile.... Read More


New York Thoroughbred Groups to Aid Retired Racehorses

March 16, 2012

The new group is designed to expand options for ex-racehorses and the demand for the breed in horse shows.... Read More


ASPCA Grants More Than $1.5 Million to Equine Groups in 2011

February 28, 2012

The ASPCA provided $1,682,352 in the form of 183 grants to support equine rescue groups in 38 states in 2011.... Read More


Demographics of Equine Donation and Adoption Examined

February 19, 2012

The USDA recently funded a study to determine who is relinquishing horses to rescues and who is adopting them.... Read More


Roehl and Pittman Join Thoroughbred Aftercare Subcommittee

February 18, 2012

The goal of the aftercare subcommittee is to work toward a national solution to industry-wide issues.... Read More


Industry-Wide Campaign Launched to Help 'Unwanted' Horses

February 16, 2012

"A Home For Every Horse" seeks to place, foster, and sponsor America's 170,000 unwanted horses.... Read More


Thoroughbred Industry Forms Aftercare Alliance

February 09, 2012

The alliance will serve as the accrediting body for aftercare facilities that care for retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More


Thoroughbred Owner Issues Challenge to Benefit TRF

January 25, 2012

Saylor will match any gift to the "Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Saylor Challenge," up to $50,000.... Read More


NYTB Donates $10,000 to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

January 24, 2012

The board of directors of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) voted to donate $10,000 to the TRF.... Read More


Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More


Ohio Teen Pleads Guilty to Horse Abandonment Charge

January 10, 2012

An Amish teenager has pleaded guilty to abandoning a 9-year-old Standardbred horse outside a Wal-Mart store.... Read More


More Than 30 Horses Seized from Colorado Ranch

January 10, 2012

The 34 allegedly maltreated horses, donkeys, and mules are receiving veterinary and other rehabilitative care.... Read More


East Texas Horse Rescue Receives Grant from ASPCA

January 07, 2012

The $4,000 grant will be used to buy hay for the organization's rescued horses.... Read More


New Vocations to Receive Donation from Breeders' Cup Winner

January 06, 2012

The donation honors the colt Hansen's win in the 2011 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Stakes.... Read More


Former Mustang Trainer Released on Parole

January 03, 2012

Meduna was convicted on 145 animal cruelty charges involving the mistreatment of BLM mustangs.... Read More


Former Olympian Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

December 29, 2011

Gwen Stockebrand was charged in connection with the alleged maltreatment of a 28-year-old Thoroughbred mare.... Read More


Retirement Home Sought for Thoroughbred Rapid Redux

December 29, 2011

The horse tied the record for most wins in a year and broke the U.S. record for consecutive wins.... Read More


New York Panel Issues Plan for Retired Racehorses

December 27, 2011

A percentage of revenue from video lottery terminals and purse accounts could go to help retired racehorses.... Read More


Horse Rescues Share Holiday Wish Lists

December 25, 2011

But when it comes to helping equine welfare groups, knowing what rescue operators need most is key.... Read More