Recent News for Disasters

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It's All Academic Until it Happens to You

September 21, 2017

TheHorse.com reporter Pat Raia shares her experiences preparing for and weathering Hurricane Irma.... Read More

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Could Horses Aid in Invasive Plant Control?

September 16, 2017

Researchers say horses could help control some invasive species while maintaining good body weight.... Read More

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Feeding the Evacuated Horse

September 10, 2017

Our equine nutrition expert shares tips for feeding horses during natural disasters. ... Read More

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Social Media Scenes: Hurricanes and Horses

September 08, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are bringing equestrians together to ensure horse safety as Mother Nature takes a toll.... Read More

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10 Severe Weather Preparation Resources on TheHorse.com

September 08, 2017

Learn how to prepare your horses and farm for natural disasters before they occur.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Equine Evacuation Plans

September 05, 2017

Of the 263 respondents, 137 (52%) said they have an evacuation plan for their horses in case of a natural disaster.... Read More

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New South Wales Officials Seek Input on Horse Identification

September 05, 2017

Officials are seeking opinions on the possible introduction of mandatory identification for horses in that state.... Read More

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Horse Owners, Rescuers Surveying Harvey's Impact

August 30, 2017

Flooding continues to challenge Texas horse owners while those in Louisiana prepare to cope with the storm's rain.... Read More

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Harvey Still Displacing Texas Horses

August 28, 2017

Sam Houston Race Park's stable manager is still fielding calls from owners hoping to relocate their horses there.... Read More

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After the Flood: Cleaning Your Horse Farm

August 28, 2017

Here's how to get your farm back to normal so your horses have a safe and comfortable place to, once again, call home.... Read More

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Texas Horse Owners Prepare for Hurricane Harvey

August 25, 2017

Some owners have already evacuated horses from areas in the storm's path while others are still making plans.... Read More

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Emergency 911: Horse Show Edition

August 25, 2017

Critical conditions can strike when you're at a competition with your horse. Here's how to handle them. ... Read More

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Texans Should Prepare for Flooding, High Winds from Harvey

August 24, 2017

Find tips on preparing farms, ranches, horses, and livestock, ahead of Hurricane Harvey's arrival.... Read More

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California Rescue Operator Charged With Fraud

August 20, 2017

Susan Guillot is facing charges for allegedly selling unborn Friesian foals but never delivering the animals to buyers.... Read More

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Don't Let Your Horse Hay Go Up In Flames

August 14, 2017

Learn how to avoid combustion and barn fire caused by your stored hay.... Read More

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August KENA Meeting to Focus on Equine Emergencies

August 04, 2017

The dinner and lecture will take place Aug. 15 at Fasig-Tipton, in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More

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Protecting Against Wildfire

July 07, 2017

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

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

June 15, 2017

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

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 11, 2017

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

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Missing Florida Horses Found

June 01, 2017

Two horses taken from their Florida barn in May have been found abandoned in a nearby field.... Read More

"Reynolds" went missing from a 50-acre pasture in Galveston County, Texas on May 29.

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Horse Stolen From Texas Rescue Farm

June 01, 2017

The 6-year-old bay gelding went missing from a 50-acre pasture in Galveston County, Texas, on May 29.... Read More

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Animal Resource Exercise Will Help Prepare for Emergencies

May 28, 2017

The event will help prepare first responders for dealing with animals, including horses, in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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From Sterilization to Stitches: Handling Horse Wounds

May 18, 2017

Veterinarians weigh in on the do's and don'ts of wound care, from discovery to recovery. ... Read More

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Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

April 28, 2017

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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2017 NIAA, USAHA Equine Forum White Paper Now Available

April 24, 2017

The forum focused on advancing equine identification methods, traceability, and electronic health records.... Read More