Emergency Planning


The State of Microchip Use in Horses

January 09, 2018

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


Take Winter By Storm: On-Farm Emergency Preparedness

December 21, 2017

Use this list to help you become chore efficient and better equipped before the next winter storm.... Read More


Equine Farm-Sitting Peace of Mind

December 20, 2017

What should be included in a liability contract for farm sitters? ... Read More


Poll Recap: Trailer Loading During Emergencies

December 19, 2017

Of the 329 respondents, 257 (78%) said they're confident their horse would load into a strange trailer in an emergency.... Read More


Narrow Escape: Caring for Equine Barn Fire Survivors

December 12, 2017

Just because a horse survives a barn fire doesn't mean he's out of harm's way. Here's what you need to know.... Read More


Equine Emergency-Evacuation Kit Checklist

December 07, 2017

Print and use this checklist to ensure you have the basics for both humans and horses in case of an evacuation.... Read More


Tips for Developing a Firewise Evacuation Plan

December 01, 2017

Wildfire can become a real threat to horse farms.... Read More

Volunteers try to steer newly arrived donkeys into the stable area at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds large animal evacuation center in Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 11, 2017. More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country rushed to California to help battle infernos, which have left at least 41 people dead and thousands homeless.


Saving Horses From the Northern California Wildfires

October 17, 2017

As wildfires rage in California, owners in Sonoma County are working together to evacuate and care for horses.... Read More


How to Collect Your Lost Horse After a Natural Disaster

September 28, 2017

Learn what you'll need to ID and get your horse back after a disaster. Drs. Eric Davis and Becky McConnico explain.... Read More


Identification for Horses During Disasters

September 27, 2017

Drs. Eric Davis and Becky McConnico suggest ways to mark your horse during a disaster in case you get separated.... Read More


Horses and Lightning Storms

September 26, 2017

Are horses safest inside or outside during a thunder and lightning storm? Dr. Eric Davis shares his insight.... Read More


How to Help Horses in Areas Hit by Natural Disasters

September 25, 2017

Drs. Eric Davis and Becky McConnico offer advice for sending donations to areas after a natural disaster.... Read More

Some disaster areas, such as Moore, Oklahoma, after the 2013 tornado, can look like war zones.


Before You Volunteer at a Disaster Site

September 15, 2017

Consider these important factors before you volunteer in an emergency or disaster situation.... Read More


Surviving Natural Disasters With Your Horse

September 14, 2017

Learn how to prepare for the worst-case natural disaster scenarios during our live event.... Read More


Feeding the Evacuated Horse

September 10, 2017

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


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


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


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


Protecting Against Wildfire

July 07, 2017

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


Yes, Horse Owners Can Take Vacations

June 30, 2017

Planning a vacation? Here are some tips for finding the perfect farm-sitter to care for your horses while you're gone.... Read More


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


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


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


The Springtime Sweep for Horse Facilities

March 15, 2017

Get tips for cleaning and repairing your horse facility this spring. ... Read More


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