Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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New Vocations Helped More Than 450 Ex-Racehorses in 2014

January 25, 2015

Of those horses, 80% were successfully retrained and adopted while the remaining 20% are being rehabilitated or trained.... Read More

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Horses Removed from Houston, Texas, Neighborhood

January 17, 2015

Eight allegedly malnourished horses from four locations within a single neighborhood are receiving rehabilitative care. ... Read More

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Maryland Street Vendor Horses Removed

January 16, 2015

Fourteen horses used to pull vendor wagons are receiving care after authorities removed them from their stables.... Read More

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Allegedly Maltreated Horses Relocated

January 16, 2015

A herd of 41 allegedly maltreated horses from Nevada County, California, is receiving rehabilitative care.... Read More

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Awakening to Thoroughbred Aftercare

January 14, 2015

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief explains how the TCA's creation raised both money and awareness.... Read More

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Arizona Authorities Probe Alleged Animal Cruelty

January 09, 2015

Several horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized by Maricopa County, Arizona, authorities.... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Left for Dead Now Recovering

January 06, 2015

The horse's injuries include a fractured jaw, missing eyelids, a missing ear, and other wounds.... Read More

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Couple Files Lawsuit Over Horse, Donkey Deaths

December 29, 2014

The lawsuit alleges a Wisconsin county is responsible for the deaths after the animals were allegedly unlawfully seized.... Read More

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Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

December 25, 2014

The holidays are prime time for supporting charities, and horse rescues often top equine enthusiasts' lists.... Read More

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Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

December 24, 2014

Rescue operators share advice on small steps owners can take to keep their horses out of less-than-ideal situations.... Read More

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10 Horse Rescue Resources on TheHorse.com

November 20, 2014

Get horse rescue resources to help with everything from finding a reputable rescue to refeeding a starved horse.... Read More

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Vermont Horse Herd Seized

November 18, 2014

Twenty-three horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a farm in Woodstock, Vermont.... Read More

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World Horse Welfare Collaborates with Racehorse Charity

November 16, 2014

The groups will work together to retrain and rehome "vulnerable" former racehorses.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

November 11, 2014

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers.... Read More

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TCA Stallion Season Auction Set for January

November 08, 2014

In 2014 TCA granted more than $512,000 to charities that aid in Thoroughbred rescue, retirement, adoption, and more.... Read More

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How Much Does it Cost to Rescue a Horse?

November 05, 2014

A law enforcement officer and a horse rescuer reveal what's behind rescuing and rehabilitating a neglected equid.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Selling Rescue Horses

October 14, 2014

Of the 1,183 respondents, 889 (75%) said yes, it is appropriate to sell or charge a rehoming fee for a rescued horse.... Read More

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Texas Authorities Probe Horse Abandonment

October 09, 2014

The older mare was found with a broken jaw and an injury to her left hind leg.... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.

Commentary

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