Disaster Preparation

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Finding Housing for Horses During Evacuations

May 13, 2015

Don't wait until disaster is on your doorstep to find a place to take your horses when evacuating. Remember these tips.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

May 12, 2015

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... 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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Poll Recap: Flooding and Horse Facilities

March 17, 2015

Of the 585 respondents, 190 (32%) said they use preventive measures to prevent their barns from flooding. ... 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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Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

March 04, 2015

Being prepared in advance is crucial for helping horses survive potentially life-threatening storms.... 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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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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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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Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... 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

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Planning to Save Horses

July 17, 2014

By planning for the worst, you lessen the chances of losing your horse in a disaster. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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Emergency Preparedness, Large Animal Rescue Courses Offered

July 13, 2014

Equine Guelph will host a workshop designed to help horse owners prepare for and handle emergency situations.... Read More

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Prevent Barn Fires with These Expert Tips

June 06, 2014

Stop barn fires before they start with these smart fire-prevention tips.... Read More

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Texas Official Urge Horse Owners to Prepare for Hurricanes

June 06, 2014

The Texas Animal Health Commission reminds horse, livestock, and pet owners to prepare now for hurricanes.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 02, 2014

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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Texas Horses Evacuated Ahead of Predicted Flooding

May 29, 2014

The horses are residing at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston after being evacuated ahead of predicted flooding.... Read More

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Southern California Wildfire Displaces Hundreds of Horses

May 15, 2014

Hundreds of horses were evacuated ahead of wildfires that spread though San Diego County this week.... Read More

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Tornadoes Foster Summer Storm Tips

April 30, 2014

Get tips on how to help your horses stay safe during tornadoes and other summer storms.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Weather Emergency Plans

March 25, 2014

Of the 388 respondents, 32% said they plan for "other" weather-related emergencies, including wildfires. ... Read More

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Have a Plan in Place when Disaster Strikes

March 23, 2014

Having an emergency plan in place can help to keep our horses safe and out of harm's way.... Read More

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10 Severe Weather Preparation Resources on TheHorse.com

March 03, 2014

Get 10 severe weather resources you can use to prepare your horses and farm for disasters before they occur.... Read More