Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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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

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Search for Horses Displaced by Isaac Continues

September 05, 2012

Disaster response teams in Louisiana offer immediate help for horses lost during Hurricane Isaac.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $290,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

August 31, 2012

This grant program aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Horse Burning Case Probed

August 28, 2012

The animal survived the attack but sustained superficial burns and singeing over most of his body.... Read More

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Nutrition for Rehabilitating the Starved Horse

August 21, 2012

UC Davis researchers found that high-quality alfalfa hay is most effective for rehabilitating a starved horse.... Read More

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New Vocations Granted $50,000 to Help Retired Thoroughbreds

August 20, 2012

The grants will be used to aid the program's efforts to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired racehorses.... Read More

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Ky. Council Discusses Voluntary Equine Rescue Certifications

July 25, 2012

The council discussed voluntary certifications for rescue and retirement facilities in the commonwealth.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $7,000 to Hidden Springs Horse Rescue

July 22, 2012

The funding will help the rehabilitation of 14 neglected horses seized by local law enforcement last January.... Read More

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Louisiana Authorities Probe Malnourished Horse Abandonments

July 19, 2012

Four horses were found malnourished, neglected, and abandoned in St. Martin Parish, La.... Read More