Recent News for Equine Rights & Welfare

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Horses Removed From Pennsylvania Veterinarian’s Property

February 09, 2016

A veterinarian and his wife are facing multiple charges for allegedly maltreating 16 horses and other animals.... Read More

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Horses Seized From Connecticut Breeders

February 08, 2016

More than 30 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after being seized by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.... Read More

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NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of TAA

February 07, 2016

The TAA provides grants to 56 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations across the United States and Canada. ... Read More

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600 Working Equids Receiving Emergency Feed Each Day

February 05, 2016

As Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 50 years, the Brooke is providing food and water to affected working equids.... Read More

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Horses Removed From Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

February 05, 2016

Two allegedly malnourished horses have been removed from rented stalls at the fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio.... Read More

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Equitarian Essentials: Packing, Planning For Volunteer Trips

February 04, 2016

Trips to provide health care for working equids are beneficial but are not without unique organizational challenges. ... Read More

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Alleged New York Horse Shooter Arrested

February 04, 2016

Robert Webster Jr. is facing multiple charges in connection with the shooting death of a horse last year.... Read More

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Sentence Pending for Florida Man Accused of Killing Horse

February 03, 2016

Christopher Todd, accused of killing a Tennessee Walker and injuring a rider, could face up to 35 years in prison.... Read More

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Horses Working in Mexican Garbage Dump to Receive Assistance

February 01, 2016

The Brooke USA is helping horses working in a garbage dump and recycling center in San Martin, Mexico. ... Read More

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Horses Removed from North Carolina Rescue Operation

January 29, 2016

Forty horses are receiving rehabilitative care after they and more than 500 other animals were seized by authorities. ... Read More

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New Equine Welfare Code Takes Effect in New Zealand

January 28, 2016

The code includes standards for food and water requirements, husbandry practices, equine health, and more.... Read More

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Future of Thoroughbred Jump Racing in Australia Uncertain

January 28, 2016

Thoroughbred jump racing remains in the spotlight of welfare debates despite safety improvements in recent years.... Read More

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TCA Named Thoroughbred Club of America Beneficiary

January 24, 2016

TCA will use the funds to support organizations that work on behalf of Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.... Read More

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Houston Task Force Battles Equine Cruelty Crimes

January 21, 2016

Monty's Task Force aims to provide education, increased access to low-cost veterinary services, and more.... Read More

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Is Sustainability a Heritable Trait in Thoroughbreds?

January 21, 2016

While environmental factors, such as nutrition and training, shape sustainability, genetics influence it, as well.... Read More

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Ocala Stud, FTBOA Join Grayson-Jockey Club Ocala Initiative

January 20, 2016

The Ocala Initiative is designed to build support for equine health and welfare research in Florida.... Read More

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NYC Mayor, Carriage Cabbies Reach Agreement

January 20, 2016

The agreement would reduce the number of carriage horses in New York City and relocate the stables to Central Park.... Read More

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Polo Player Roldan Named Brooke USA Ambassador

January 17, 2016

Nic Roldan is also the first polo player to become an ambassador for the Brooke USA.... Read More

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Ontario Barn Blaze Claims 12 Horses

January 15, 2016

Authorities said one horse escaped the blaze. The cause remains under investigation.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants More Than $1 Million to Assist At-Risk Horses

January 15, 2016

in 2015 the ASPCA awarded more than $1 million in grants to support 124 organizations across the country.... Read More

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Data Shows Decrease in Breaches of British Racing Whip Rules

January 15, 2016

A new report revealed a 9% decrease in offences in 2015 compared to 2014.... Read More

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Police Seek Tips in New York Horse Shooting

January 13, 2016

An alleged drive-by shooting left a Kirkland horse dead late last month.... Read More

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Rehoming Your Horse? Remember These Tips

January 13, 2016

Finding a safe home for a horse is not an easy process. Do your homework to ensure your horse lands in a good place.... Read More

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Indiana Horse Death Probed

January 12, 2016

Authorities are investigating the death of a Quarter Horse attacked in a barn at a riding stable in Decatur.... Read More

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Surrendered Horse Herd Receiving Rehabilitative Care

January 08, 2016

Twenty horses are recovering after they were surrendered to animal welfare authorities in Orangeburg, South Carolina.... Read More