Recent News for Disasters


The New Reality: Microchipping Horses

October 13, 2016

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Stolen Georgia Horse Recovered in South Carolina

September 23, 2016

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


(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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Flooding Challenges Humans, Horses in Louisiana

August 17, 2016

Owners are working to locate horses displaced by the flood and evaluate property damage as waters subside in some areas.... Read More


Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

August 03, 2016

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


Hundreds of Horses Displaced by California Wildfire

July 27, 2016

More than 300 horses and other animals were evacuated ahead of a raging wildfire in Los Angeles County.... Read More


Lightning Strike Kills Horse at North Carolina Trailhead

July 21, 2016

A lightning strike is being blamed for death of a horse tied to a trailer at a popular trail riding destination.... 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


AHC Issues Forum: Time to Ride, Microchipping, and More

July 05, 2016

The American Horse Council's (AHC) Annual Meeting wrapped up on June 14 with the National Issues Forum.... Read More


More Than 200 Horses Displaced by California Wildfires

June 24, 2016

Most of the evacuated horses are residing at the Fairplex fairgrounds, while some are stabled at Santa Anita Park.... Read More


Kentucky Barn Fire Claims Saddlebred Horses

June 14, 2016

The farm owner unsuccessfully attempted to save 13 horses inside the barn.... Read More


How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

June 12, 2016

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More


Equine Guelph Introduces Fire Prevention Outreach Program

June 10, 2016

Equine Guelph will hold outreach events this summer to educate Ontario's racing community about barn fire prevention.... Read More