Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More

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MHIB Awards Grants to Promote Horse Industry

December 24, 2012

Equine rehabilitation and rescue groups are among the 22 organizations to receive more than $25,000 in grants.... Read More

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Churchill Downs Foundation Supports Equine Rescue Center

December 20, 2012

The foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center for general horse care.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Rescuer Issues Bogus Buyer Warning

December 07, 2012

A man claiming to be purchasing horses for the group is an imposter, the rescue's founder says.... Read More

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HSUS Launches Safe Stalls Horse Rescue Network

December 06, 2012

The HSUS is launching the program to help horses rescued from cruelty and neglect cases or natural disasters.... Read More

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BHS: "A Horse is for Life, Not Just for Christmas"

November 25, 2012

The BHS reminds those considering a gift horse for Christmas that these animals require care for life.... Read More

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ASPCA Provides $250,000 for Hay in Equine "Bale-Out"

November 22, 2012

Funds will provide relief for horses impacted by hay's high cost and low supply in drought-stricken states.... Read More

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Commentary: New Vocations Breeders' Cup Pledge a Success

November 22, 2012

Program director Anna Ford says that around $50,000 had been raised from the pledges so far this year.... Read More

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UHC Director Judges 'Rags to Riches Rescue Competition'

November 08, 2012

Ten rescued horses and their riders competed against each other for top honors.... Read More

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Using Learning Theory Techniques in Equine Welfare Cases

November 03, 2012

One welfare group uses learning theory techniques to keep feral or neglected horses and their handlers safe.... Read More

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NYTHA Contributes $10,000 to Thoroughbred Aftercare

November 01, 2012

The donation was made via the Breeders' Cup's new "Text to Donate" to Thoroughbred aftercare campaign.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 29, 2012

Trainers and owners of Breeders' Cup contenders have pledged a percentage of earnings to support aftercare.... Read More

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Wandering Horses Spotted in New York State Park

October 26, 2012

The three horses were spotted by college students earlier this month in Mallet Pond State Park.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup 'Text to Donate' Benefits Retired Racehorses

October 25, 2012

The campaign will allow donations benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to be given via text.... Read More

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Training Program Aims to Improve Irish Horse Welfare

October 23, 2012

The training taught attendees how to accurately assess the welfare state of and care for seized horses.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare One of Main Topics at Welfare Seminar

October 19, 2012

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance was a main focus during a session entitled "Totally Aftercare."... Read More

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Potential Oregon Horse Processing Plant Opposed

October 15, 2012

Civic leaders will challenge the location of a horse processing plant proposed for development in Hermiston.... Read More

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Jockey Club Fee Increase to Support Aftercare Alliance

October 11, 2012

The Jockey Club's increased fees will support the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.... Read More

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Florida Horse Rescue Investigated

October 03, 2012

Authorities are seeking those who have placed or adopted from the rescue as part of an ongoing investigation.... Read More

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Equine Cruelty Investigations

October 01, 2012

Vets and animal welfare organizations teach law officers how to recognize signs of equine neglect.... Read More

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Event will Raise Funds for Off-Track Horses

September 29, 2012

A show and sale will raise awareness for the opportunities available for off-track Thoroughbreds.
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More than 30 Horses Seized in Washington State

September 28, 2012

More than 30 horses were removed from filthy conditions at a Pierce County breeding farm.... Read More

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Judge Refuses to Dismiss Suit Against TRF

September 18, 2012

The lawsuit alleges a host of complaints, including that horses were mistreated under the group's care.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Shooter Sought

September 13, 2012

Two horses and a lion were shot in separate instances that may or may not be related.... Read More

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Arizona Authorities Probe Attacks on Horses

September 12, 2012

One horse was shot and three others doused with chemicals while they grazed in their Phoenix pasture.... Read More