Recent News for Adoption & Rescue

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Thoroughbred Industry Forms Aftercare Alliance

February 09, 2012

The alliance will serve as the accrediting body for aftercare facilities that care for retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Northern Ireland Drafts Equine Welfare Codes

February 02, 2012

A key change in the 2011 Act is that action can now be taken by authorities to prevent a horse from suffering.... Read More

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Feeding Starved or Malnourished Horses

January 30, 2012

Overfeeding these horses can cause them more harm than good. The best initial feed is often good-quality hay.... Read More

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TRF Plans to Relocate 600 Horses to Ranch

January 29, 2012

The horses will be sent to Thoroughbred breeder-owner Tom McKenna's 45,000-acre Cucharas Ranch in Colorado.... Read More

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Oregon Authorities Seize Thoroughbred Horse Herd

January 27, 2012

The horses' caretaker was charged with 18 counts of animal neglect in connection with the seizure.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Owner Issues Challenge to Benefit TRF

January 25, 2012

Saylor will match any gift to the "Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Saylor Challenge," up to $50,000.... Read More

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NYTB Donates $10,000 to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

January 24, 2012

The board of directors of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) voted to donate $10,000 to the TRF.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Georgia Horse Slashing Case

January 18, 2012

One horse was killed and another injured when their throats were slashed in their pasture last month.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Breeder Charged in Cruelty Case

January 18, 2012

A total of 17 of the 64 horses residing on an East Bethel ranch were removed in 2011.... Read More

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Person of Interest Sought in SAU Horse Theft Case

January 17, 2012

Southern Arkansas University Police are seeking William Hamilton for questioning in connection with the thefts... Read More

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More Than 50 Horses Seized from Louisiana Breeding Farm

January 12, 2012

Investigators found 59 allegedly maltreated horses and the remains of 25 additional horses on the property.... Read More

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Applications Being Accepted for Free Vaccines Through UHVRC

January 12, 2012

The deadline for spring vaccines through the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC) is Feb. 1.... Read More

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Ohio Teen Pleads Guilty to Horse Abandonment Charge

January 10, 2012

An Amish teenager has pleaded guilty to abandoning a 9-year-old Standardbred horse outside a Wal-Mart store.... Read More

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More Than 30 Horses Seized from Colorado Ranch

January 10, 2012

The 34 allegedly maltreated horses, donkeys, and mules are receiving veterinary and other rehabilitative care.... Read More

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East Texas Horse Rescue Receives Grant from ASPCA

January 07, 2012

The $4,000 grant will be used to buy hay for the organization's rescued horses.... Read More

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Horse Connected to New York Cruelty Case Dies

January 06, 2012

The Morgan mare's exact cause of death remains under investigation. The horse died on Jan 3.... Read More

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New Vocations to Receive Donation from Breeders' Cup Winner

January 06, 2012

The donation honors the colt Hansen's win in the 2011 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Stakes.... Read More

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California Man Enters Plea in Animal Cruelty Case

January 05, 2012

Dwight Bennett is facing more than 60 cruelty counts in connection with the alleged neglect of a herd horses.... Read More

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Former Mustang Trainer Released on Parole

January 03, 2012

Meduna was convicted on 145 animal cruelty charges involving the mistreatment of BLM mustangs.... Read More

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Californian Facing Multiple Animal Cruelty Charges

January 02, 2012

A California man is facing felony animal cruelty charges for the alleged neglect of 32 horses and a donkey.... Read More

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Former Olympian Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

December 29, 2011

Gwen Stockebrand was charged in connection with the alleged maltreatment of a 28-year-old Thoroughbred mare.... Read More

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Retirement Home Sought for Thoroughbred Rapid Redux

December 29, 2011

The horse tied the record for most wins in a year and broke the U.S. record for consecutive wins.... Read More

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New York Panel Issues Plan for Retired Racehorses

December 27, 2011

A percentage of revenue from video lottery terminals and purse accounts could go to help retired racehorses.... Read More

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Horse Rescues Share Holiday Wish Lists

December 25, 2011

But when it comes to helping equine welfare groups, knowing what rescue operators need most is key.... Read More

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Californian Charged with Animal Cruelty

December 23, 2011

A California man is facing animal cruelty charges connected to the alleged neglect of 19 horses.... Read More