Emergency Planning


Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

August 03, 2016

Ways to prepare for, prevent, and handle potential emergencies on the trail.... Read More


My Horse's Vet Bill is How Much?

July 07, 2016

Understand the costs of veterinary care before you're faced with a sick or injured horse.... Read More


20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 12, 2016

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods, and with understanding your farm.... Read More


On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More


Poll Recap: Natural Disaster Planning

August 25, 2015

The majority of respondents said they've thought about disaster planning and have an idea of how they would respond. ... Read More


Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 06, 2015

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners should ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More


Poll Recap: Flooding and Horse Facilities

March 17, 2015

Of the 585 respondents, 190 (32%) said they use preventive measures to prevent their barns from flooding. ... Read More


In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

March 06, 2015

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More


Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

March 04, 2015

Being prepared in advance is crucial for helping horses survive potentially life-threatening storms.... Read More


Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More


Are You Crash-Ready?

January 19, 2015

Here's what to do if you have a horse-hauling accident and how to avoid a wreck in the first place.... Read More


Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... Read More


Hagyard Ships Supplies to Oklahoma's Equine Tornado Victims

June 11, 2013

Clinic staff and volunteers loaded donated supplies onto a horse van scheduled to depart on June 11.... Read More


Florida Rains Displace Foals

June 07, 2013

A group of foals was relocated to drier quarters after rain flooded their pen near West Palm Beach. ... Read More


Los Angeles County Wildfires Displace Horses

May 31, 2013

A wildfire forced the evacuation of horses from the Green Valley community in Los Angeles, Calif.... Read More


Prepare Horses, Livestock, and Pets for Hurricane Season

May 31, 2013

Protecting livestock--including horses--and/or family pet is an important task during Hurricane season.... Read More


Reported Equine Deaths Exceed 150 in Oklahoma

May 24, 2013

More than 150 horses reportedly perished in the tornadoes that hit Moore and the Oklahoma City area May 20.... Read More


Georgia Horses Removed from Flood Zone

May 23, 2013

The horses were brought to higher ground last weekend after water from heavy rains threatened their stable. ... Read More


AAEP Foundation Aids Horses Affected by Severe Weather

May 23, 2013

The AAEP offers help through its Equine Disaster Relief Fund.... Read More

This photo from May 21 shows the Main Barn at the Orr Family Farm. The Main Barn was used for group events, wedding receptions, and other events associated with the Orr Family Farm.


Oklahoma Horse Owners Face Tornado Devastation

May 21, 2013

Horse owners in Oklahoma are assessing their losses while bracing for yet another round of strong storms. ... Read More


Calif. Wildfire Season Begins; Horse Owners Urged to Prepare

May 10, 2013

Horse owners residing in wildfire-prone areas in California are preparing for another fire season. ... Read More


10 Therapy Horses Dead in Ohio Barn Fire

March 22, 2013

Fire officials investigating the incident rule the cause of the blaze undetermined.... Read More


Thoroughbreds Perish in Florida Barn Fire

March 13, 2013

Authorities say an overloaded circuit caused the fire that killed seven horses and injured four more.... Read More


Florida Barn Fire Claims Pregnant Mare

March 09, 2013

A fire at a breeding farm claimed the life of a pregnant mare and caused more than $425,000 in other damages.... Read More


Barn Fires: The Veterinarian's Role (AAEP 2012)

March 06, 2013

A well-thought-out approach to triage after a barn fire can save horses' lives.... Read More