Recent News for Disasters

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Flooding Displaces California, Nevada Horses

January 11, 2017

Heavy rains in California and flash floods in Nevada forced the evacuation of multiple horses.... Read More

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The State of the Microchip

January 10, 2017

More horse organizations are requiring owners to use this identification technology.... Read More

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South Carolina Man Accused of Horse Theft

December 29, 2016

Curtis Bostic was arrested in Kentucky for allegedly removing a horse from property in Breathitt County.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Free Reports of 2016

December 25, 2016

Popular topics included body condition, bisphosphonates, horse identification, hoof problems, deworming, and more.... Read More

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Take the Winter Solstice Chore Efficiency Test

December 21, 2016

Can you pass Alayne's test? Get advice for winterizing and making your horse property chore-efficient. ... Read More

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Kentucky Training Center Barn Fire Kills More Than 20 Horses

December 19, 2016

Lightning is being blamed for the fire at Mercury Equine Center that killed 18 yearlings and five horses of racing age.... Read More

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Horses Perish in Colorado Barn Fire

December 14, 2016

More than a dozen horses were killed when fire swept through their Adams County barn this week.... Read More

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Authorities Say No Wounded Horses Roaming Wildfire Region

December 07, 2016

Tennessee authorities said investigations have revealed no evidence to support such claims made on social media.... Read More

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Dozens of Horses Displaced by Smoky Mountain Wildfire

November 30, 2016

Some horses and ponies have been evacuated as their owners wait to see the full extent of the fire's damage.... Read More

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Louisiana Man Accused of Horse Theft

November 01, 2016

Jonas Gibson is accused of stealing at least three racehorses.... Read More

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The New Reality: Microchipping Horses

October 13, 2016

Microchips could offer benefits beyond identification for your horse. ... Read More

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Five Livestock Evacuation Centers Open in Alabama

October 06, 2016

With Hurricane Matthew approaching, five facilities are opening their doors to evacuated horses and other livestock.... Read More

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Virginia Horse Center Open to Evacuated Equids

October 05, 2016

The Lexington, Virginia, facility has stalls for horses that need to be removed from Hurricane Matthew's path. ... Read More

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Horse Owners Taking Proactive Approach for Hurricane Matthew

October 05, 2016

Owners on the East Coast are evacuating horses to locations away from the storm's potential path.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Introduces Barn Fire Prevention Tool

October 01, 2016

Users receive a personalized list of recommended improvements to help prevent barn fires at their facilities.... Read More

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Santa Cruz County, California, Horses Displaced by Wildfire

September 29, 2016

Several horses have returned to their homes, but others remain at the county animal shelter and fairgrounds.... Read More

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Stolen Georgia Thoroughbred Found

September 26, 2016

"Henry" was found in a North Georgia pasture, more than 140 miles away from where he was allegedly stolen.... Read More

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Stolen Georgia Horse Recovered in South Carolina

September 23, 2016

A 23-year-old Thoroughbred was taken with the recovered Quarter Horse. ... Read More

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(Un)certain Change: Climate Shifts and Horse Keeping

September 10, 2016

Learn how rising temperatures and extreme weather events are affecting horse keeping.... Read More

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After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

September 08, 2016

Tips on getting your facility back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More

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Oregon Emergency Wild Horse Gather Concludes Successfully

September 07, 2016

In total 155 horses--33 foals, 55 mares, and 67 stallions--were gathered and transported to an adoption facility.... Read More

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Horses Evacuated From Louisiana Flood Heading Home

August 31, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses have returned to their owners' farms, but 149 horses are still waiting to go home.... Read More

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BLM Vale District Conducting Emergency Wild Horse Gather

August 30, 2016

The gather comes in response to the Cherry Road Wildfire, which has burned 90% of the area in which a herd resides.... Read More

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GoFundMe Page Benefits Louisiana Animal Shelters

August 24, 2016

Contributions will be used to provide supplies and equipment necessary to care for horses and other animals.... Read More

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Horses Impacted by Floods in Louisiana in Need

August 20, 2016

Find out how you can assist with the rescue and care of horses impacted by the flooding in Louisiana.... Read More