Disaster Recovery

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Storm Claims Horse at Virginia Rescue

June 25, 2015

The mare was euthanized after being injured by flying debris from high winds and a strong thunderstorm.... Read More

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TAHC: Prepare to Protect Animals Before Disaster Strikes

May 29, 2015

Proper planning and preparedness are key in preventing or minimizing the loss of horses, livestock, and pets. ... Read More

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Storms Vex Texas, Oklahoma Horse Owners

May 29, 2015

While no official equine evacuation orders have been issued, some owners are moving their horses out of harm's way.... Read More

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Early Season Tornado Damages Florida Horse Farm

April 27, 2015

Thirteen horses are safe after a tornado tore down fences and ripped the roof off a Manatee County boarding farm's barn.... Read More

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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze, while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

March 06, 2015

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 04, 2015

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods. It begins with understanding your farm.... Read More

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Massachusetts Firefighters Save Horses After Roof Collapse

March 02, 2015

None of the 15 horses rescued from the barn were injured in the collapse.... Read More

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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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Oklahoma Farm Owner Rebuilds After Fire

January 23, 2015

A farm owner in Norman, Oklahoma, is rebuilding after a barn fire claimed the lives of three horses.... Read More

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Heater Blamed for Deadly Ohio Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

A portable heater used to heat water is being blamed for the barn fire that killed 15 horses in Tallmadge, Ohio.... Read More

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Three Yearlings Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

Three Thoroughbred yearlings died in a Central Kentucky barn fire just before midnight on Jan. 10.... Read More

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Delaware Fire Claims 12 Horses

December 23, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Hockessin barn blaze that killed a dozen horses; one horse survived.... Read More

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Researchers Seek Input on Barn Fire Survey

December 01, 2014

The team is seeking information on human or animal losses or injuries, the fire's cause, and the emergency response.... Read More

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Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

November 26, 2014

Account for the unusual and unexpected when making disaster plans for your horse farm.... Read More

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Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

Thirty-two horses died in the fire, while at least five escaped injury.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More

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Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Claims 17 Horses

November 13, 2014

Michigan fire authorities are probing the cause of a barn fire in Edwardsburg, Michigan, that killed 17 horses.... Read More

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OSU Veterinary Center Hosts Disaster Relief Training

October 31, 2014

The two-day event focused on the horse and how to help equids in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Holds Large Animal Rescue Courses

October 10, 2014

Speakers encouraged attendees to take what learned back to the industry to help improve emergency rescue success rate.... Read More

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Ponies Perish in Kentucky Barn Fire

October 08, 2014

The blaze claimed the lives of 10 ponies residing near the Oldham and Shelby county line in Kentucky on Oct. 6.... Read More

On Sept. 17, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the King Fire burning in El Dorado National Forest.

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Horses Removed from King Fire Path

September 25, 2014

While firefighters battle the California wildfire, more than 20 horses are receiving care at a county fairgrounds.... Read More

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Barn Fire Claims Tennessee Walking Horses

August 22, 2014

Authorities are blaming an electrical malfunction for a barn fire that killed five Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More

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California Wildfires Drive Horses from their Homes

July 29, 2014

Eighteen horses were moved to a county fairground when wildfire threatened their Northern California homes.... Read More