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Towing Safety and Horse Trailer Maintenance

April 01, 2015

Our equine emergency safety blogger offers tips to ensure your horse trailer is fit for the road.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 04, 2015

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

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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

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14 More Considerations for Preventing Horse Barn Fires

February 02, 2015

What steps have you taken to prevent fires in your barn?... Read More

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Snow Blizzard 2015: Are You Prepared?

January 26, 2015

One Connecticut horse farm gets ready for a predicted blizzard. Are your horses ready?... Read More

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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

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Six Ways to Better Prevent and Respond to Barn Fires

January 12, 2015

What fire-prevention methods have you used in your barn?... Read More

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In Case of Emergency on the Road

August 27, 2014

This trailer-safety checklist will ensure you're prepared to deal with emergencies if they arise when hauling horses.... Read More

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Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

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

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Best Practices in Trailer Overturn Emergencies

June 03, 2014

There are a number of dos and don'ts when responding to horse trailer overturns. Don't make these mistakes!... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 02, 2014

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

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Buy Reflective for You as well as Your Horse

December 30, 2013

An inexpensive reflective vest could save your life when trying to catch a loose horse on a roadway.... Read More

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Firewise Tips for Horse Owners

July 02, 2013

Here are a few points to help you identify and minimize wildfire risks for your horse property.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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