Recent News for Disasters

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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

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Louisiana Teens Charged With Horse Theft

April 18, 2017

Five teenagers are facing charges after allegedly stealing two horses and assorted tack from a Louisiana stockyard.... Read More

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LSU Receives Grant to Support Large Animal Shelter Program

April 09, 2017

The ASPCA grant will help enhance disaster planning and response, and expand services in underserved areas, and more.... Read More

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UC Davis, CEH Advancing Disaster Prep for Horses

March 14, 2017

A partnership with the International Animal Welfare Training Institute will help California horses during disasters.... Read More

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Florida Wildfire Displaces More Than 100 Horses

March 13, 2017

More than 100 horses were displaced when wildfires swept through a neighborhood in Naples last week.... Read More

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Natural Disasters and Horses: Tips to Remember

February 16, 2017

Navigate natural disasters with proper planning and research ahead of time and patience during the aftermath.... Read More

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Narrow Escape: Caring for Equine Barn Fire Survivors

February 07, 2017

Just because a horse survives a barn fire doesn't mean he's out of harm's way.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Florida Show Horse Theft

January 27, 2017

An 11-year old Andalusian mare named Deseada was reported missing from a Miami-Dade property on Jan. 19.... Read More

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Flooding Displaces California, Nevada Horses

January 12, 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