Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation
November 02, 2006
It all started with a blind horse.
Dianne Hooker said her daughter Fawn, now 14, went horseback riding for the first time when she was seven years old and became completely enthralled with the animal.
"She fell in love with... Read More
November 01, 2006
Was it for love, or money? H.L. Mencken wrote that when someone says "it's not about the money," it is about the money. This cynicism is more clever than true. For most of us, most of the time, it's about both. It has to be.
Let's be... Read More
November 01, 2006
October 25, 2006
A veterinarian who responded to the deadly trailer accident on Sept. 27 has described his experience with The Horse and how it has impacted him.
A truck carrying 42 horses bound for slaughter overturned early that morning on... Read More
October 23, 2006
After 28 years of loyal service, the most tenured USEF staff member, John G. Lengel, DVM, has decided to retire.
Lengel started working for the Equine Drugs and Medications Program as a testing technician and then testing veterinarian in th... Read More
October 16, 2006
Katherine Caldwell's husband, Tony, promised to buy her a horse when their children turned 5.
"The trouble is," she said, "we never had any kids."
So 12 years ago, the couple founded Indiana Horse Rescue, a nonprofit organization... Read More
September 21, 2006
The State Election Commission took no action against Hamilton County Election Commissioner Mike Walden over his offer of money to get competitors to withdraw from the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
Walden was suspended from... Read More
August 02, 2006
The House of Representatives has passed Congressman George Radanovich's "Right-to-Ride" bill (H.R. 586). The bill is intended to protect the use and access of pack and saddle stock animals on public... Read More
July 21, 2006
The BHS's pioneering Horse Trek in
July 19, 2006
The 35 horses removed from James DeNoyer's northwestern
July 17, 2006
Marion Maybank has been promoted to the position of Director of Hunter and Collegiate Activities for the United States Equestrian Federation. She assumes the position vacated by Andrea Ice, who had bee... Read More
July 14, 2006
May 09, 2006
On May 3, members of the Kentucky horse industry announced that they have united to form the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, a new shelter and adoption service for unwanted horses of all breeds. According to the group, The Kentucky... Read More
May 09, 2006
According to Stolen Horse International, horses sometimes appear under mysterious circumstances. The animals could have been seized by authorities because of abuse, they might have been rescued, they could have escaped their fields, or... Read More
April 25, 2006
Solitude IGR "Your flies are down" campaign clinches the prize
For the second year in a row, Brown + Associates and Pfizer Inc were the specialty winners of the National Agri-Marketing Association's (NAMA) top honor.... Read More
March 08, 2006
Help horse-owning Hurricane Katrina and Rita victims by contributing to groups earmarking funds.... Read More
February 01, 2006
On Jan. 13, prosecutors filed criminal charges against a northwestern California owner of 35 horses seized by animal control officials in December 2005. The bony, malnourished horses ranged from weanlings to geriatrics.
Mendocino County... Read More
January 16, 2006
Days End Farm Horse Rescue co-founder Allan Schwartz has accepted a position with the Humane Society of the United States, where he will serve on the United States Disaster Team. Although Allan continues to be committed to the mission of Days En... Read More
January 06, 2006
Investigators are searching for information pertaining to the shooting death of a pregnant wild horse found Dec. 27, 2005, on the Outer Banks of Currituck County, N.C. A local resident found the 2-year-old mare, who was six to seven months... Read More
December 27, 2005
Days End Farm Horse Rescue, a non-profit, volunteer-based animal welfare organization, is the 2005 recipient of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) equine welfare award, the Lavin Cup. Named for AAEP past president A. Gary... Read More
November 16, 2005
USRider Equestrian Motor Plan has teamed up with Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) to conduct large animal rescue training for the second consecutive year. The training was initially offered at EKU through two training sessions in March 2005.... Read More
November 01, 2005
Hard to imagine, isn't it? Two severe hurricanes hitting within a month of each other. Striking within miles of each other. People we know, people we've never met--their lives are changed forever. Their stories have touched us and made us cry.... Read More
November 01, 2005
More than 350 Louisiana horses and mules were rescued after Hurricane Katrina devastated parts of the Gulf Coast on August 29. Rescuers dealt daily with images of destruction--such as barns full of trapped horses that didn't survive the storm... Read More
October 10, 2005
The scene at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center during the past five weeks has been all business. Veterinarians, veterinary students, and volunteers have dutifully cared for the facility's residents--Katrina's equine refugees that were rescued from their... Read More
October 01, 2005
Independent Charities of America has awarded Days End Farm Horse Rescue in Lisbon, Md., with the "Best In America" seal of approval for adhering to high standards of accountability and successfully managing the organization's finances. For more... Read More
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Q. Q: I live in Florida, and I am researching private equine rescue facilities. I am interested in starting one in my area. I see a great need for it! Any info that you could send my way would be appreciated. Connie A: Rescuing horses is very rewarding work, but it's also very demanding work. And without a
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