January 07, 2009
The economy has left many horse owners in serious financial hardship, forcing them to make the decision to part with their horses. The bottom line is too many of these horses need a place to go.
The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is urging... Read More
January 01, 2009
The second part in aseries on saving Freeway, a horse rescued from starvation and neglect by a passer-by.... Read More
December 31, 2008
She could've just kept driving. But instead of dismissing the idea of intervention as someone else's sad... Read More
December 10, 2008
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) recently requested community-based financial assistance to help cover the cost of medical... Read More
December 01, 2008
The offer of a free horse today often makes longtime horse owners laugh, cringe, sigh, or all of the above. In the past couple of years as slaughter has left the United States, there have been more horses needing homes that are offered for free tha... Read More
November 29, 2008
Do you want to help a horse rescue win prize money in your state? Or even feed more hungry horses? You can by helping shelters receive grants through Read More
November 21, 2008
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is requesting community-based financial assistance to help cover the cost of medical assistance and daily care for the extraordinary number of horses being surrendered to... Read More
November 19, 2008
Wild horses residing in U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) holding facilities could get help from an influential friend if the agency accepts Madeleine Pickens' offer to establish a lifetime sanctuary for the 30,000 unadoptable horses otherwis... Read More
November 15, 2008
Six mares will be among the 30 equine artists whose work is featured in the annual Moneigh auction on eBay that benefits ReRun horse adoption program.
Artist assistant Mary Simons accepted the challenge of finding female artists for the... Read More
November 09, 2008
Since its launch just a little more than a week ago, the Thoroughbred Adoption Service on TheHorse.com, sponsored by Gainesway Farm, now lists nearly 30 Thoroughbreds available for adoption.
Horses from private homes and rescue... Read More
November 02, 2008
Consignors are steeling themselves and their clients for a significant downturn in the market at Keeneland's breeding stock sale, which starts Nov. 3 in Lexington and runs for 15 days. But they also are hoping that the drop in prices will bring... Read More
November 02, 2008
With the economy struggling and the buy-back/no bid rates at Thoroughbred auctions rising, the issue of unwanted horses is a growing concern. Antony Beck, president of Gainesway Farm in Lexington, decided to try to do something about it, by... Read More
November 01, 2008
Thoroughbreds are great athletes, and they also are great pleasure and companion animals for those who love horses.
Bloodhorse.com and TheHorse.com are teaming up to bring Thoroughbreds in need of homes to the attention of hundreds of... Read More
October 30, 2008
More than 2,370 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Do you think low-cost equine euthanasia clinics should be widely available?"