Shannon Allison and Dodie in the trail class competition.


Mustang Mania in Idaho

September 21, 2015

The 2015 Nampa, Idaho, Extreme Mustang Makeover featured 5- and 6-year-old mustang mares.... Read More


Oklahoma Racetrack Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy

August 24, 2015

Remington Park has adopted a policy that denies stall space to those who sell retired racehorses for slaughter.... Read More


NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Summit on Sept. 1

August 06, 2015

The summit will feature Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare leaders, accredited organizations, and more... Read More


New Vocations to Build New Racehorse Retraining Facility

May 30, 2015

The new facility will include two 15-stall barns, indoor and outdoor arenas, and multiple pastures and paddocks.... Read More


NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Finger Lakes

May 04, 2015

The New York track received "best practice" grading in the area of aftercare and transition of retired racehorses.... Read More

In honor of "Help a Horse Day" on April 26, we asked our readers to share photos and success stories of horses they've rescued or adopted. Here are a few of their stories.


Helping Horses Through Rescue or Adoption

April 24, 2015

Here are a few of the stories and photos from our readers about horses they have rescued or adopted.... Read More


Poll Recap: Adopting a Wild Horse

March 31, 2015

Of the 620 poll respondents, 266 (43%) said they would like to adopt a wild horse, but have not yet. ... Read More


Awakening to Thoroughbred Aftercare

January 15, 2015

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief explains how the TCA's creation raised both money and awareness.... Read More


Life Is Short: Just Get the Horse

December 24, 2014

After 10 horseless years, The Horse's editor-in-chief is back in the saddle on her own gelding. ... Read More


10 Horse Rescue Resources on

November 20, 2014

Get horse rescue resources to help with everything from finding a reputable rescue to refeeding a starved horse.... Read More


Rehabilitating, Refeeding, and Rehoming Rescue Horses

November 19, 2014

Rescued horses require special care to bring them back to health. Learn how you can help during our live event.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

November 11, 2014

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers.... Read More


Poll Recap: Selling Rescue Horses

October 14, 2014

Of the 1,183 respondents, 889 (75%) said yes, it is appropriate to sell or charge a rehoming fee for a rescued horse.... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.


WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More


Poll Recap: How Much is a 'Rescue' Horse Worth?

September 30, 2014

Most respondents said referring to a horse as a 'rescue' does not make him more or less valuable than a nonrescue horse.... Read More


ASPCA Celebrates Five Years of 'Rescuing Racers'

July 30, 2014

The ASPCA has granted over $1.7 million to rescue groups since launching the Rescuing Racers Initiative.... Read More


ASPCA Equine Fund Awards 1,000th Grant

July 15, 2014

The $5,000 award will fund repairs to the roof of a horse rescue's feed room, which was destroyed in a storm.... Read More


Blue Horse Charities Merging Efforts with TAA

July 13, 2014

The charities provides funds help organizations rehabilitating, retraining, and adopting out Thoroughbreds.... Read More


Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

Icabad Crane, Preakness Stakes 2008


Why Aren't There More Icabad Cranes?

May 14, 2014

If you could turn any famous racehorse into a sport horse, who would it be and why?... Read More


How We Can Help Senior Horses Seeking Homes

April 15, 2014

Have you ever given a home to an aging equid in need?... Read More


Charles Town Races to Make Donation to CANTER

March 22, 2014

The $10,000 donation will be made April 19 when the West Virginia track hosts Charles Town Classic night.... Read More


CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More


New Vocations Launches Ambassador Program

January 29, 2014

Those who have adopted a New Vocations horse can assist the organization in promoting retired racehorses.... Read More


Study Looks at Racehorses' Transitions to Second Careers

January 10, 2014

The study indicates indicates a large percentage of horses are acquired from their owners, not auctions.... Read More