Adoption

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NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

May 12, 2012

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24.... Read More

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New York Attorney General Sues TRF

May 04, 2012

The complaint alleges that for years the TRF took in far more horses than it could afford to support.... Read More

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Neglect Charges Dismissed Against Oregon Horse Breeder

April 17, 2012

The farm owner had been declared incompetent and was under the care of a guardian in Washington state.... Read More

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Canadian Veterinarian Convicted on Cruelty Charges

March 29, 2012

Mark Marohn, DVM, was convicted of maltreating six horses, one of which he tried to use to pull an automobile.... Read More

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New York Thoroughbred Groups to Aid Retired Racehorses

March 16, 2012

The new group is designed to expand options for ex-racehorses and the demand for the breed in horse shows.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants More Than $1.5 Million to Equine Groups in 2011

February 28, 2012

The ASPCA provided $1,682,352 in the form of 183 grants to support equine rescue groups in 38 states in 2011.... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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Demographics of Equine Donation and Adoption Examined

February 19, 2012

The USDA recently funded a study to determine who is relinquishing horses to rescues and who is adopting them.... Read More

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Roehl and Pittman Join Thoroughbred Aftercare Subcommittee

February 18, 2012

The goal of the aftercare subcommittee is to work toward a national solution to industry-wide issues.... Read More

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Industry-Wide Campaign Launched to Help 'Unwanted' Horses

February 16, 2012

"A Home For Every Horse" seeks to place, foster, and sponsor America's 170,000 unwanted horses.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Industry Forms Aftercare Alliance

February 09, 2012

The alliance will serve as the accrediting body for aftercare facilities that care for retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Owner Issues Challenge to Benefit TRF

January 25, 2012

Saylor will match any gift to the "Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Saylor Challenge," up to $50,000.... Read More

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NYTB Donates $10,000 to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

January 24, 2012

The board of directors of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) voted to donate $10,000 to the TRF.... Read More

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Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More

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Ohio Teen Pleads Guilty to Horse Abandonment Charge

January 10, 2012

An Amish teenager has pleaded guilty to abandoning a 9-year-old Standardbred horse outside a Wal-Mart store.... Read More

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More Than 30 Horses Seized from Colorado Ranch

January 10, 2012

The 34 allegedly maltreated horses, donkeys, and mules are receiving veterinary and other rehabilitative care.... Read More

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East Texas Horse Rescue Receives Grant from ASPCA

January 07, 2012

The $4,000 grant will be used to buy hay for the organization's rescued horses.... Read More

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New Vocations to Receive Donation from Breeders' Cup Winner

January 06, 2012

The donation honors the colt Hansen's win in the 2011 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Stakes.... Read More

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Former Mustang Trainer Released on Parole

January 03, 2012

Meduna was convicted on 145 animal cruelty charges involving the mistreatment of BLM mustangs.... Read More

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Former Olympian Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

December 29, 2011

Gwen Stockebrand was charged in connection with the alleged maltreatment of a 28-year-old Thoroughbred mare.... Read More

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Retirement Home Sought for Thoroughbred Rapid Redux

December 29, 2011

The horse tied the record for most wins in a year and broke the U.S. record for consecutive wins.... Read More

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New York Panel Issues Plan for Retired Racehorses

December 27, 2011

A percentage of revenue from video lottery terminals and purse accounts could go to help retired racehorses.... Read More

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Horse Rescues Share Holiday Wish Lists

December 25, 2011

But when it comes to helping equine welfare groups, knowing what rescue operators need most is key.... Read More

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Equitarian Outreach Table Topic (AAEP 2011)

December 09, 2011

The Equitarian Initiative educates veterinarians interested in helpding working equids worldwide.... Read More

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UHC Welcomes KEHC and New Vocations as New Members

December 07, 2011

The UHC is pleased to welcome the Kentucky Equine Humane Center and New Vocations to the coalition. ... Read More

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HSUS Assists Horse Rescue in Wake of Storm Damage

December 04, 2011

The organization plans to use the funds to replace horses' winter blankets that were lost in the floods.... Read More