Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation


ASPCA Grants More Than $1.1 Million to Equine Groups in 2014

February 02, 2015

The ASPCA's Equine Fund awarded more than $1.1 million in grants to support 169 equine rescues in 2014.... Read More


Equine Welfare: Lessons Learned

January 30, 2015

Dr. Tom Lenz shares information about the "unwanted" horse and changing perceptions of equine welfare.... Read More


Horse Herd Removed From Texas Riding Stable

January 30, 2015

Nearly 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after bring removed from a riding stable near Galveston, Texas.... Read More


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


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


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


Allegedly Maltreated Horses Relocated

January 16, 2015

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


Awakening to Thoroughbred Aftercare

January 15, 2015

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Rehabilitating, Refeeding, and Rehoming Rescue Horses

November 19, 2014

Rescued horses require special care to bring them back to health. Learn how you can help during our live event.... Read More


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


World Horse Welfare Collaborates with Racehorse Charity

November 16, 2014

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


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


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


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


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.


WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More


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


Poll Recap: Room for a Rescue

August 19, 2014

Of the 575 total respondents, 450 (78%) said they have rescued a horse.... Read More


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