Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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ASPCA Announces 'Help a Horse Day' Contest Winners

June 21, 2014

Five equine rescues received $10,000 each for their work to protect horses. ... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Farm during Cruelty Probe

June 17, 2014

Thirteen horses are in foster care and 41 horses' care is being monitored as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

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Missouri Horse Herd Removed for Rehabilitation

May 07, 2014

A heard of 30 horses is receiving rehabilitative care after being removed from a property in Morgan County.... Read More

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NYTHA Adds Per-Start Fee to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

May 06, 2014

Owners racing horses at New York Racing Association tracks will donate $5 per start to Thoroughbred aftercare.... Read More

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Iowa Authorities Remove Allegedly Neglected Horse Herd

April 26, 2014

An Iowa man is facing cruelty charges after authorities removed 61 horses from his Bremer County property.... Read More

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Former Ohio Horse Rescuer Found Guilty

April 25, 2014

On April 22 a jury found Shula Woodworth guilty of three misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty toward horses.... Read More

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More than a Dozen Horses Seized in New York

April 22, 2014

A herd of 16 allegedly malnourished horses and one Miniature Horse were removed from a Sodus, N.Y., last week.... Read More

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Florida Pair Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 21, 2014

A Florida couple is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the seizure of 17 horses in their care.... Read More

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Equine Rescue Groups to Compete to Help At-Risk Horses

April 17, 2014

The ASPCA will award five $10,000 grants to equine organizations for their work to protect horses.... Read More

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Montana Horse Rescuers Charged with Animal Cruelty

April 16, 2014

Two Montana horse rescuers allegedly maltreated more than 30 animals on a Broadwater County ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Owner Pleads in Cruelty Case

April 15, 2014

A man accused of maltreating dozens of horses on his Pendleton County property has pleaded not guilty.... Read More

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Rehabilitated Horses Donated to Florida Youth Ranch

April 13, 2014

A group of rescued horses has a new home after being rehabilitated and donated to a youth ranch.... Read More

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Old Friends, New Vocations Enter Partnership

April 04, 2014

The agreement is designed to jointly benefit Thoroughbreds in their post-racing and -breeding careers.... Read More

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Egyptian Arabian Horses Seized in South Carolina

April 01, 2014

The seized horses are receiving rehabilitative care, but 70 other horses from the herd are unaccounted for.... Read More

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Applications for AAEP Foundation Funding Due May 1

March 28, 2014

The AAEP Foundation supports those that share the foundation's mission to improve equine welfare.... Read More

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Charles Town Races to Make Donation to CANTER

March 22, 2014

The $10,000 donation will be made April 19 when the West Virginia track hosts Charles Town Classic night.... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

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Horses Seized in Illinois Cruelty Case

March 17, 2014

More than 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized in Kane County, Ill.... Read More

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Horses Removed From Georgia Property

March 05, 2014

Sixteen allegedly malnourished horses were removed from the property and several horses' remains were found.... Read More

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Former Horse Rescue Operator Wants Jury Trial

March 03, 2014

The former operator of a horse rescue is seeking a jury trial in connection with criminal charges. ... Read More

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Mississippi Judge Allows Horse Herd Rescue

February 28, 2014

A herd of horses is receiving rehabilitative care after a judge granted a rescue group temporary custody.... Read More

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2014 TAA Application Available Online

February 25, 2014

The 2014 application for organizations seeking accreditation from the TAA Foundation is now available online.... Read More

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Ohio Horse Rescue Operator is Subject of Lawsuit

February 25, 2014

The operator is accused of misappropriating funds and failing to register the charity with the state.... Read More

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Florida Horse Seizure Prompts Animal Services Investigation

February 18, 2014

Seventeen horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized from two properties earlier this month.... Read More