Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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Taking the 'Un' Out of Unwanted Horses

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

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BLM: Reduced Fee for Second Horse at Wisconsin Adoption

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

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Focus Turns to Conformation Horse as Group Forms

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

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Wild Horse and Burro Adoption to be Held in Georgia

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

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Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society Conducting Adoption Drive

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

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Driver Who Struck Horse-Drawn Carriage Sentenced

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

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KHP Hosting Adoption Event May 26

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

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Federal Government to Hold Horse Auction In Michigan

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

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Iowa Horse Industry Impacts State Economy

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

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Sharpsburg Horses Now Available for Adoption

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

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BLM Hosting Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in Michigan

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

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Accident on the Way to the Slaughterhouse Ends Up Rescuing a Handful of Horses

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

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World's Largest Horse Sculpture Proposed in Scotland

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.

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The Kentucky Equine Humane Center Opens

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

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New Kentucky Shelter for At-Risk Horses Opens April 16

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

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Equine Research Scientist Appointed Associate Dean (Research) at Hartpury

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

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Oregon State Fairgrounds Hosting BLM Horse Adoption, Clinics

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

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Extensive Equine Library Donated to Kentucky Horse Park

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

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Plea Agreement Releases Seized Maryland Horses for Adoption

April 05, 2007

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BLM Hosting Wild Horse and Burro Adoption in Indiana

April 02, 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 Indiana. More than 60 horses and a few burros will be available.

Animals will be available for... Read More

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Throat Abscess Blamed for Discreet Cat's Poor Performance

April 01, 2007

A recently-discovered throat abscess in Discreet Cat has been cited as the probable reason for the millionaire racehorse's poor showing in the Dubai World Cup yesterday (March 31), according to a Read More

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Firemen Train for Horse Rescue in UK

April 01, 2007

Sparsholt College and Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are enrolling firemen throughout the UK in equine handling and awareness courses, according to a Horse &... Read More

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Kentucky Governor Authorizes Horse Park Funds

March 30, 2007

Gov. Ernie Fletcher has authorized $900,000 to design a new stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Fletcher gave Commerce Cabinet Secretary George Ward the go-ahead on Thursday to use money that had been set aside for a statewide campground... Read More

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Homes Sought for Rare Fillies Removed from Shackleford Banks

March 28, 2007

The herd on Shackleford Banks is cooperatively managed by the Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc., and Cape Lookout National Seashore. This herd is considered one of the most pure. Removed foals are available for adoption.... Read More

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Dubai International Horse Fair Begins April 1

March 25, 2007

For the third consecutive year, the Dubai International Horse Fair (DIHF)  will serve as a forum for international manufacturers and traders, and regional distributors, retailers, and equestrian enthusiasts. Over 200 companies will bring... Read More