Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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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

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ASPCA Awards Grants to Help Horses in Need in 2012

July 18, 2012

The ASPCA donated $268,000 to equine groups for emergency hay, feed, veterinary care, and capacity building.... Read More

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Florida Deputy Charged in Animal Cruelty Case

July 17, 2012

The deputy resigned after being charged with animal cruelty for allegedly neglecting Miniature Horses.... Read More

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Schneiderman Pushing Ahead in TRF Lawsuit

May 24, 2012

In state court filings Schneiderman accused the foundation of a pattern of equine abuse stretching nationwide.... Read More

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Proceeds from Book Sales will Support Operation Gelding

May 17, 2012

Proceeds from the sale of "How to Start and Run a Rescue" will go directly toward funding Operation Gelding.... Read More

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SAU Horse Theft, Killing Case to Proceed in Oklahoma

May 16, 2012

The case against a woman accused of stealing five horses Southern Arkansas University will go forward.... Read More

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NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

May 12, 2012

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24.... Read More

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Horse Rescuer Sues Suffolk Co. SPCA over Rights Violations

May 07, 2012

The complaint alleges the Suffolk Co. SPCA illegally exercised police power and violated civil rights.... Read More

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New York Attorney General Sues TRF

May 04, 2012

The complaint alleges that for years the TRF took in far more horses than it could afford to support.... Read More

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Neglect Charges Dismissed Against Oregon Horse Breeder

April 17, 2012

The farm owner had been declared incompetent and was under the care of a guardian in Washington state.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Georgia Horse Shooting Case

April 05, 2012

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia received $5,000 from an anonymous donor to establish the reward. ... Read More

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Investigation into Georgia Horse Shootings Launched

April 04, 2012

A Tennessee Walking Horse sustained five gunshot wounds and a Quarter Horse sustained one gun shot wound.... Read More

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Old Friends Earns GFAS Verified Status

April 01, 2012

To be awarded Verified Status an organization must meet GFAS's peer-reviewed animal care standards.... Read More

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Proposed N.Y. Bill would Create Abuser Registry

April 01, 2012

Erie County would become the fourth New York county to establish a registry for convicted animal abusers.... Read More

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Canadian Veterinarian Convicted on Cruelty Charges

March 29, 2012

Mark Marohn, DVM, was convicted of maltreating six horses, one of which he tried to use to pull an automobile.... Read More

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Musician Willie Nelson Adopts Rescued S.C. Horses

March 27, 2012

Two allegedly maltreated horses will soon be heading to a new home at singer Willie Nelson's Texas ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Health and Welfare Council Convenes

March 21, 2012

Group discussed horse rescue, retirement, and rehab facility certification and welfare complaint stats. ... Read More

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Iowa Horse Owner Faces Charges

March 20, 2012

Following a veterinary examination at the scene, the surviving horses were placed with a horse rescue.... Read More

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Miss. Authorities Seek Owner of Injured, Abandoned Horse

March 20, 2012

The 4- to 5-year-old sorrel male Tennessee Walking Horse was discovered on March 2, standing on a roadside.... Read More

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New York Thoroughbred Groups to Aid Retired Racehorses

March 16, 2012

The new group is designed to expand options for ex-racehorses and the demand for the breed in horse shows.... Read More