Recent News for Adoption & Rescue
June 20, 2007
The Unwanted Horse Coalition hopes to step up awareness and engage the entire horse industry in its "own responsibly" campaign.
The coalition, made up of industry organizations... Read More
June 15, 2007
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites you to head out to the Mequon Holding Facility in Mequon, Wisc., on June 30, to take home a horse or burro from America's public range lands.
Adopters can now get another horse for $25 through... Read More
June 09, 2007
More than 40 concerned halter horse owners, breeders and trainers from nine states gathered in Tioga, Tex., May 29-30 for a think tank strategy meeting to discuss issues facing the halter horse industry and methods for response, including the... Read More
June 02, 2007
The Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States (BLM-ES) will hold a special wild horse and burro adoption at the Chicopee AG Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, in Gainesville, Ga.
"A wonderful selection of animals will be... Read More
June 01, 2007
Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society (BEHS) has announced "Bluebonnet Adoption Days," to be held from June 15 to July 15, 2007.
In two years of operation, the organization has taken in almost 200 horses but nearly 100 of those horses are still... Read More
May 22, 2007
A man who drove his van into a horse-drawn carriage in downtown Indianapolis, Ind., has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated and other charges.
The crash sent two tourists from... Read More
May 21, 2007
The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., will be hosting a special adoption day May 26. Interested parties can check out adoptable horses from the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, Kentucky Equine Humane Center, and ReRun at the Maker's Mark... Read More
May 20, 2007
Dozens of Michigan horse lovers are expected to attend an auction this weekend at the Midland County Fairgrounds, where the U.S. Bureau of Land Management will offer wild mustangs and burros for as little as $125 each.
The bureau will have 60... Read More
May 16, 2007
Ask most people about animal agriculture in Iowa and they talk about pigs and cattle. But there are other animal species raised in the state that have a significant economic impact. One is the horse industry.
Peggy Miller-Auwerda, associate... Read More
May 13, 2007
The horses seized by the Humane Society of Washington County from a farm in Sharpsburg, Md., in December 2006 are now available for adoption.
Last month the owner of the horses relinquished ownership to the Humane Society of... Read More
May 07, 2007
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States will be hosting a horse and burro adoption event this month in Michigan. More than 60 horses and a few burros will be available.
Animals will be available for viewin... Read More
April 29, 2007
The new foal is so tall he has trouble tucking his long, white legs underneath him to nap.
Considering where he came from, the colt called Baby can rest easy.
New life has sprung from a gruesome middle-of-the-night wreck of a... Read More
April 26, 2007
A plan to create the world's largest horse sculptures is taking shape in the workshop of one of Scotland's leading artists.
April 15, 2007
Horses of all breeds in Kentucky who are currently in life-threatening situations will receive the gift of a second chance at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC), which will officially opens its doors on April 16.
“This is a... Read More
April 14, 2007
Horses of all breeds in Kentucky who are currently in life-threatening situations will receive the gift of a second chance at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC), which will officially open its doors on April 16.
"This is an... Read More
April 12, 2007
Hartpury College recently announced that leading Equine Research Scientist, David Marlin, BSc, PhD, has been appointed as associate dean (research). Marlin will be responsible for the enhancement of the college's research profile,... Read More
April 12, 2007
Nearly 40 wild horses will be offered for adoption this weekend in Salem, Ore. Those interested will have the opportunity to get out and see wild horses up close, learn about their history and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's... Read More
April 10, 2007
Mary Aiken Littauer was arguably the world's leading authority on horses of ancient times. After her death at the age of 93 in 2005, Littauer's family selected the International Museum of the Horse--a Smithsonian Affiliate--at the Kentucky Horse... Read More
April 05, 2007