Disaster Recovery

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Hay Stores Sparked Fire at UC Davis Horse Barn

August 31, 2015

Hay was destroyed when fire swept through a storage structure, but an adjacent horse barn was untouched by the blaze.... Read More

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Recent Kentucky Floods Leave Behind a Trail of Debris

August 29, 2015

Keep human and environmental health in mind when cleaning up the remnants of natural disasters.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

August 26, 2015

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire.... Read More

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Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

August 25, 2015

Smoke can cause serious respiratory problems for horses. Here's how to protect your herd in case of wildfires.... Read More

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N.J. Launches Animal Emergency Response Website

August 20, 2015

The website is designed to provide residents with information needed to protect pets and livestock in emergencies.... Read More

Horse owner Karen Steenhof prepares to evacuate her Murphy, Idaho, property in the face of the massive Soda fire, which has already destroyed more than 287,000 acres .

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Idaho Wildfire Impacts Horse Owners, Wild Horses

August 16, 2015

Officials in southwest Idaho are combating a wildfire that's threatening both wild and domestic horses. ... Read More

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California's Wragg Wildfire Forces Horse Evacuations

July 24, 2015

More than 20 horses were evacuated and more are expected to follow in the wake of the fire in Napa and Solano counties.... Read More

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Storm Claims Horse at Virginia Rescue

June 24, 2015

The mare was euthanized after being injured by flying debris from high winds and a strong thunderstorm.... Read More

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TAHC: Prepare to Protect Animals Before Disaster Strikes

May 29, 2015

Proper planning and preparedness are key in preventing or minimizing the loss of horses, livestock, and pets. ... Read More

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Storms Vex Texas, Oklahoma Horse Owners

May 29, 2015

While no official equine evacuation orders have been issued, some owners are moving their horses out of harm's way.... Read More

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Early Season Tornado Damages Florida Horse Farm

April 27, 2015

Thirteen horses are safe after a tornado tore down fences and ripped the roof off a Manatee County boarding farm's barn.... Read More

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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze, while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... 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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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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Massachusetts Firefighters Save Horses After Roof Collapse

March 02, 2015

None of the 15 horses rescued from the barn were injured in the collapse.... Read More

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Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More

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Oklahoma Farm Owner Rebuilds After Fire

January 23, 2015

A farm owner in Norman, Oklahoma, is rebuilding after a barn fire claimed the lives of three horses.... Read More

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Heater Blamed for Deadly Ohio Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

A portable heater used to heat water is being blamed for the barn fire that killed 15 horses in Tallmadge, Ohio.... Read More

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Three Yearlings Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

Three Thoroughbred yearlings died in a Central Kentucky barn fire just before midnight on Jan. 10.... Read More

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Delaware Fire Claims 12 Horses

December 23, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Hockessin barn blaze that killed a dozen horses; one horse survived.... Read More

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Researchers Seek Input on Barn Fire Survey

December 01, 2014

The team is seeking information on human or animal losses or injuries, the fire's cause, and the emergency response.... Read More

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Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

November 26, 2014

Account for the unusual and unexpected when making disaster plans for your horse farm.... Read More

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Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

Thirty-two horses died in the fire, while at least five escaped injury.... Read More

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Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More

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Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More