Adoption

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Georgia Couple Sentenced in Cruelty Case

December 03, 2011

The pair will serve probation and pay fines in connection with allegedly maltreating 41 horses.... Read More

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Philadelphia Horse Owner Charged with Cruelty

December 02, 2011

Claritza Lopez-Fuentes allegedly abandoned a 9-year-old mare in a vacant city lot earlier this week.... Read More

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Blue Horse Charities Donates $153,300 in Grants

December 02, 2011

Blue Horse Charities provides funds to organizations that place registered Thoroughbreds into adoptive homes.... Read More

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ReRun Awarded Grant from ASPCA

November 26, 2011

The grant allowed ReRun to launch its "Transitioning off-the-track Thoroughbreds" project.... Read More

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South Carolina Horse Owner Sought

November 24, 2011

Authorities are seeking the owner of a horse found standing unattended on a street near Duncan this week.... Read More

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TRF Expands Foster Care Options

November 13, 2011

For $5 a day, you are the virtual owner of your horse and the sole supporting sponsor of an ex-racehorse.... Read More

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New York Bill Would Make Horse Abuse a Felony

November 09, 2011

The bill would make it a felony to maltreat a horse used for recreation or those being rehabilitated.... Read More

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Not Guilty Plea Entered in New York Cruelty Case

November 04, 2011

A woman accused of maltreating horses on her Saratoga County property has pleaded not guilty to the charges.... Read More

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California Rancher Faces 70 Animal Cruelty Charges

November 02, 2011

Dwight Bennett allegedly starved more than 50 horses on his ranch; Faces 70 counts of animal cruelty. ... Read More

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Indiana Thoroughbred Trainer Handed 10-Year Abuse Suspension

October 31, 2011

Janey Adams is fighting a 10-year suspension resulting from the alleged maltreatment of a horse in her care.... Read More

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Rancher Convicted on Mustang Cruelty Charges Paroled

October 30, 2011

Jason Meduna, who was convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts, has been granted parole.... Read More

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TRF Issues Plea for Thoroughbred Foster Care Partners

October 27, 2011

The TRF is urgently seeking farms and individuals to foster some of their retired racehorses.... Read More

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ASPCA Celebrates 145 Years of Equine Protection

October 26, 2011

The ASPCA will host educational presentations, meet and greets, and a parade of rescued and adoptable horses.... Read More

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UHC National Speaker Program Educates Nationwide

October 25, 2011

The UHC's National Speaker Program has provided a speaker for 15 events in 2011 to date.... Read More

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New York Horse Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

October 24, 2011

A New York woman is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of hors... Read More

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CANTER Receives Funding from West Virginia Race Track

October 21, 2011

Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort will award $2,500 in grant funding to CANTER to continue its mission.... Read More

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Expanding OTTB Markets Discussed at Seminar

October 19, 2011

Topics from wise spending at aftercare facilities to off-the-track-Thoroughbred psychology were discussed. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Retired Racehorses

October 13, 2011

Breeders' Cup participants will pledge a percentage of their earnings to support retired racehorses' care.... Read More

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More Charges Filed in Maryland Neglect Case

October 06, 2011

A Maryland farm operator has been charged with additional cruelty counts for allegedly neglecting her horses.... Read More

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Rescue Groups Join Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative

October 03, 2011

Eight thoroughbred rescue organizations have joined the ASPCA Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative. ... Read More

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Jockey Club Announces Thoroughbred Connect Enhancement

September 27, 2011

Thoroughbreds in need of homes will now be listed publicly on thoroughbredconnect.com, the Jockey Club said.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More

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Horse Adoption/Rescue

September 21, 2011

How can you find the right horse to rescue or adopt? Our experts offer advice about rehomed horses.... Read More

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Horse Adoption Part 1: Before You Adopt

September 01, 2011

Adoption is often an attractive alternative to buying; however, it requires a serious human commitment. ... Read More

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Horse Adoption Part 2: The Transition Period

September 01, 2011

After completing the adoption process & bringing your new horse home, help him adjust to his new surroundings.... Read More