Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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UHVRC Distributes More Than 3,200 Vaccines to Horses in Need

April 22, 2017

The UHVRC has delivered more than 25,000 doses of core vaccines to protect horses in need since its inception in 2009.... Read More

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Rescues Will Compete to Help Horses on 'Help a Horse' Day

April 14, 2017

The ASPCA's contest will award $100,000 in grant prizes to equine organizations across the country.... Read More

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Adopting a Mustang: What It Takes

April 13, 2017

Considering adopting a mustang? Here's what you need to know. ... Read More

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The Veterinarian's Role in Equine Cruelty Prosecutions

February 16, 2017

The equine veterinarian is the prosecutor's most important resource and witness in these cases, one attorney said.... Read More

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How Veterinarians Become Involved in Equine Rescue Cases

February 07, 2017

Take a look at six ways vets might become involved as well as the legal considerations when dealing with these cases.... Read More

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Best Practices for Equine Rescues

February 02, 2017

Quality rescues practice good horse husbandry, maintain a realistic annual budget, seek continuing education, and more.... Read More

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Secretariat Center Places Record Number of Horses in 2016

January 07, 2017

The Kentucky-based organization placed 62 retired Thoroughbred racehorses in new homes for second careers.... Read More

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Monday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 06, 2016

Tweets and take-homes from sessions on biosecurity, equine collapse, MRI, industry issues, and more! ... Read More

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Wild Horse Sanctuary Must Rehome Horses Before Dec. 1

November 15, 2016

Any horses and burros not adopted by Dec. 1 will be sold at auction.... Read More

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New Beginnings Horse Rescue Operator Indicted

October 18, 2016

Cassy Newell-Reed was indicted on animal cruelty charges months after officials declined to prosecute previous charges.... Read More

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Poll Recap: If You Won the Lottery: Equine Edition

August 09, 2016

Of the 1,296 respondents, 571 (44%) said they would build their dream barn with lottery winnings. ... Read More

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Charges Against Virginia Horse Rescue Dropped

August 05, 2016

New Beginnings Horse Rescue operator Cassy Newell-Reed had been charged with three counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty.... Read More

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Kentucky Agriculture Officials to Study Equine Welfare Laws

July 22, 2016

Officials will explore ways it can help counties expedite how they carry out equine cruelty investigations.... Read More

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Investigation to Prosecution: Making an Equine Cruelty Case

July 21, 2016

Proving a case is legitimate, then levying charges and prosecuting those responsible, takes time and cooperation.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

July 15, 2016

The ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has granted more than $2 million to aid former racehorses since its inception.... Read More

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Charges Filed in 40-Horse Seizure Case in Virginia

July 08, 2016

Authorities also found the carcasses of four horses on the Nottoway County property.... Read More

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Peaceable Farm Horses Rescued Again

June 10, 2016

Six horses from the farm were among more than 40 allegedly maltreated horses seized from New Beginnings Horse Rescue.... Read More

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Five Sentenced in Ohio Fairgrounds Horse Abuse Case

May 26, 2016

The five were sentenced to probation in relation to the maltreatment of two horses at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Volunteering in the Horse Industry

May 24, 2016

Of the 633 respondents, 305 (48%) said they volunteer their time in the horse industry.... Read More

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'Lily' Adopted

May 23, 2016

Comedian Jon Stewart and his wife Tracey adopted the mare who recovered after being abandoned at an auction barn.... Read More

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Rhode Island Man Found Guilty of Abusing 'Lily'

May 20, 2016

The 20-year-old mare recovered after being abandoned at a Pennsylvania auction barn.... Read More

Congratulations to Jessica Gonzalez and “Revel,” whose story won our fan-voted Rescue to Rockstar contest. “Revel is the love of my life, my inspiration to rescue, and my best friend," said Gonzalez. Read Revel’s story <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheHorse/photos/pb.56880838282.-2207520000.1462537448./10153869700493283/?type=3&theater" target="_blank">here</a>.

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'Revel' Tops TheHorse.com's Rescue to Rockstar Contest

May 11, 2016

Jessica Gonzalez's story about her former carriage horse Revel garnered 691 reactions from TheHorse.com Facebook fans.... Read More

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Learning from the Corolla Wild Horse Adoption Program

May 11, 2016

Researchers attributed the program's success to a rigorous adoption process, pre-adoption gentling of horses, and more.... Read More

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Enter The Horse's 'From Rescue to Rockstar' Contest

April 19, 2016

Submit your rescue horse's story for a chance to be featured on TheHorse.com and entered to win a prize pack!... Read More

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How To Feed Your Newly Adopted Mustang

March 28, 2016

Our equine nutrition expert (and past mustang owner!) offers advice about feeding easy-keeping mustangs.... Read More