Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation

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Gambling On Health Care

March 01, 2003

While only a small percentage of you are involved in the industries that have legalized gambling, many of you live in states with legalized racing, and all of you benefit from those industries. A tremendous number of the research projects from... Read More

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Morris Animal Foundation Funds Eight New Studies for Equine Health in 2003

November 13, 2002

Morris Animal Foundation has announced eight new studies for 2003, aimed at advancing equine veterinary medicine. The new studies examine issues including laminitis, endotoxemia, colic, genetics, immunology, and foal diseases. Nine continuing... Read More

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Fairplex to Rescue for Equine Fire Evacuees

September 26, 2002

As wildfires raged in nearby canyons, Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., became an emergency evacuation center for 90 horses forced from their homes.

At the request of the Los Angeles Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Fairplex... Read More

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Salvation from Slaughter

September 01, 2002

There are numerous horse auctions in the United States. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has commissioned a private study of some auction houses to learn: Where are these horses coming from? How many are there? What is their... Read More

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Mare Rescued from Creek

August 19, 2002

A 26-year-old mare named Josie survived a harrowing creek rescue in Pennsylvania on Aug. 2 with the help of area residents, horse owners, fire department personnel, and a veterinarian, according to an article in the Tribune Review.... Read More

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Results of Four Months of "Matchmaking"

June 19, 2002

Each week, for the past four months, TheHorse.com has featured a different horse in the Matchmaking: Adoptable Horse section of The Horse Health E-newsletter (sign up at http://www.TheHorse.com). This sectio... Read More

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Rescued Alumnus Drives For A Cause

November 02, 2001

Six years ago, a starved Morgan colt was rescued from the brink of death by the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He was taken to Nevins Farm and Equine Centre, where he underwent a year of rehabilitation. After... Read More

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Relief Comes to Abandoned Horses in Pakistan

November 01, 2001

The first wave of outside assistance has reached the Karachi Race Course in Pakistan. On July 1, the Associated Press reported that 250 abandoned horses were at the racetrack and had not been moved... Read More

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Heads Up!

October 02, 2001

Don’t know about you, but I am asked to work with a number of worthwhile causes each year—human and horse. I’ve gotten better over the years at saying no, just because if you get involved in... Read More

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Moroccan Animal Hospital Recipient of Equine Ambulance Program

June 29, 2001

The Equine Centre at the MSPCA Nevins Farm, a pioneer in equine rescue and ambulance services, is expanding the reach of its services internationally. Recently, the Equine Centre, one of the nation’s only open-door shelters for horses and farm... Read More

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Rio Vista To Give Award To Outstanding Animal Rescue

June 22, 2001

Rescue agencies or individuals active in rehabilitating or saving mistreated horses and dogs are being encouraged to contact Rio Vista Products for details on nominating candidates for their annual Hank Award program. Deadline for entries is... Read More

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Slings for Horses--Getting A Lift

June 01, 2001

Rescuers can employ equine-specific manufactured slings, or fabricate a temporary sling from rope or a fire hose. A sling gives rescuers mechanical advantage--it can help them move a horse up an inclined plane (dragging up a ramp) or get a horse out ... Read More

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June Declared Disaster Preparedness Month

May 01, 2001

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has declared June National Disaster Preparedness Month for Animals. HSUS is launching programs to educate America on the need and the details for disaster preparedness for horses. These developments... Read More

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MSPCA Launches Search For Loving Homes

April 20, 2001

The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) Nevins Farm has launched a search for permanent homes for Clydesdales Surprise, Joe and Prince; Tulip the Pygmy Goat; and a host of brown Swiss Cows. The... Read More

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Ryerss Farm For Aged Equines Debuts New Web Site

February 09, 2001

Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines is proud to announce the debut of their new web site at www.ryerss.com. The site features information on the farm's history, its current equine residents, how to volunteer and how to donate to the farm's mission.... Read More

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Rescuers Honored

September 01, 2000

Winners have been announced in the first annual Rio Vista Fund contest to recognize outstanding equine and canine rescue agencies.

Victoria Goss and Last Chance Corral of Athens, Ohio, won the Agency award for their work saving 200... Read More

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Priming for Trailer Emergencies

August 01, 2000

Emergency preparedness is becoming a top priority in the agenda of many horse owners. Rescue and emergency response organizations are responding to the need of educating those working with horses so that individuals will be ready to deal with th... Read More

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MSPCA Prevention, And More

August 01, 2000

One goal of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) is to rescue, rehabilitate, and find homes for all animals in need. The group also is in the business of educating owners, and they specifically are working t... Read More

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N.M. Fire Rescues

July 01, 2000

The Los Alamos, N.M., wildfire that blazed during most of May not only ravaged the homes of residents, but also affected the lives of many horses.

The fire, which was deliberately set May 4 by the U.S. Park service, grew out of control and... Read More

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Rio Vista Products Unites Rescue Agencies

March 01, 2000

James B. Towle, president of Rio Vista Products, announced March 13 that he will offer all equine rescue agencies as much space necessary on the company's web site and in its Journal, so they may list their horses that are available for... Read More

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1977 Champion Filly Our Mims Enters ReRun Program

September 24, 1999

Thanks to Bourbon County Times writer Jeanne Mirabito, 25-year-old Our Mims now has a chance to live out her life in a manner befitting a racehorse who was once at the pinnacle of our sport.

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Informant Named In Sponging Case

May 29, 1998

George Isaacs, a 60-year-old former Kentucky owner and trainer, is the man, according to a story in the Louisville Courier-Journal, who helped officials gather evidence against William Michael McCandless, the Tennessee... Read More

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California Considers New Rescue Efforts

May 23, 1998

A proposal to establish a formalized, statewide structure for financing the care, placement, and possible retraining of retired racehorses is under consideration by several California Thoroughbred organizations, led by the De... Read More

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Farnam Companies And Zimecterin Donate Plastic Horse To 'Equine Evac'

January 16, 1998

Farnam Companies Inc. and Zimecterin (ivermectin) Advanced Technology Dewormer recently donated a life-sized plastic horse, retail value of $1,200, to Santa Barbara Equine Assistance and Evacuation, Equine Evac, a volunteer emergency equine... Read More

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Why It's Important to Get Involved in Government

October 01, 1996

What do you mean I can't keep my horse in a barn next to my house?
Why can't we get the medicine for my horse that we used last year?
Nobody is going to tell me how to... Read More