Disaster Recovery

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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

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Kentucky Barn Fire Claims Saddlebred Horses

June 14, 2016

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

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Horses Displaced by Calabasas Fire Return Home

June 08, 2016

Nearly 90 California horses were evacuated to the Pierce College Equestrian Center, in Woodland Hills.... Read More

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Horses Rescued From Texas Flood Waters

June 03, 2016

A half-dozen horses were rescued from rising flood waters from the Brazos River. ... Read More

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More Than 100 Horses Rescued From Houston Floods

April 20, 2016

Dozens of equids have been moved to higher ground while five endurance horses remain missing.... Read More

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10 Severe Weather Preparation Resources on TheHorse.com

March 13, 2016

Get 10 severe weather resources you can use to prepare your horses and farm for disasters before they occur.... Read More

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 12, 2016

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods, and with understanding your farm.... Read More

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Indiana Horses Removed From Flood Zone

December 29, 2015

Thirteen therapeutic riding horses were rescued this week after their Brownsburg, Indiana, pasture flooded.... Read More

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Horses Perish in Tennessee Barn Blaze

December 01, 2015

Fire authorities said an electrical connection caused the fire that killed 11 horses on Nov. 28.... Read More

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Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Creates Video on Evacuations

November 17, 2015

The video features tips on training horses for evacuation during natural disasters.... Read More

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Disaster Education From Extension Programs

October 18, 2015

Horse owners should rely on information refereed by experts and civic authorities for validity during disasters.... Read More

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(Un)certain Change: Climate Shifts and Horse Keeping

October 08, 2015

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

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

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Before You Volunteer at a Disaster Site

October 05, 2015

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

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East Coast Horses Weather the Storm

October 05, 2015

Despite heavy rain and wind, many East Coast horses appear to have made it through the storm as well as possible.... Read More

After fire swept through Amanda Eggleston's farm in January 2015, she's been rebuilding with safety in mind.

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When Disaster Strikes

October 05, 2015

After a tornado, fire, or other disaster hits your farm, how would you respond and rebuild? Here's what to remember.... Read More

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Idaho Horse Owners to Get Emergency Help

September 23, 2015

Volunteers have devised a plan that allows first responders to them in to help move horses to evacuation sites.... Read More

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Rescuers Cope With Influx of Horses Displaced by Wildfires

September 17, 2015

Horse rescuers and evacuation site personnel are managing hundreds of displaced horses in California.... Read More

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BLM Completes the Soda Fire Emergency Wild Horse Gather

September 08, 2015

The BLM gathered a total of 279 horses from the Hardtrigger, Black Mountain, and Sands Basin herd management areas. ... Read More

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Hay Stores Sparked Fire at UC Davis Horse Barn

August 31, 2015

Hay was destroyed when fire swept through a storage structure, but an adjacent horse barn was untouched by the blaze.... Read More

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Recent Kentucky Floods Leave Behind a Trail of Debris

August 29, 2015

Keep human and environmental health in mind when cleaning up the remnants of natural disasters.... Read More

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BLM to Conduct Emergency Gather of Idaho Wild Horses

August 26, 2015

The emergency gather aims to maintain herd health and protect rangelands that have been impacted by the Soda Fire.... Read More

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Wildfire Smoke and Horses' Respiratory Health

August 25, 2015

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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Be Your Horse's Hero: Proactively React to Wildfire Danger

August 24, 2015

Rebecca Gimenez shares tips for preparing for a wildfire evacuation.... Read More

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N.J. Launches Animal Emergency Response Website

August 20, 2015

The website is designed to provide residents with information needed to protect pets and livestock in emergencies.... Read More

Horse owner Karen Steenhof prepares to evacuate her Murphy, Idaho, property in the face of the massive Soda fire, which has already destroyed more than 287,000 acres .

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Idaho Wildfire Impacts Horse Owners, Wild Horses

August 16, 2015

Officials in southwest Idaho are combating a wildfire that's threatening both wild and domestic horses. ... Read More