Recent News for Disasters


Texas Horses Evacuated Ahead of Predicted Flooding

May 29, 2014

The horses are residing at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston after being evacuated ahead of predicted flooding.... Read More


Tranquilizers for Riding

May 22, 2014

Should tranquilizers be used to help calm a horse down so it can be ridden? ... Read More


California Man Arrested in Missing Horses Case

May 21, 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a pair of California Quarter Horses.... Read More


Southern California Wildfire Displaces Hundreds of Horses

May 15, 2014

Hundreds of horses were evacuated ahead of wildfires that spread though San Diego County this week.... Read More

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.


Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More


Tornadoes Foster Summer Storm Tips

April 30, 2014

Get tips on how to help your horses stay safe during tornadoes and other summer storms.... Read More


What to do if a Horse's Microchip Company is out of Business

April 21, 2014

My horse's microchip company is no longer in business. What should I do? ... Read More


Florida Racehorse Stolen

April 18, 2014

Authorities are seeking whoever allegedly stole a racing Quarter Horse from a boarding facility near Odessa.... Read More

Identifying a horse by their lip tattoo.


Poll Recap: Identification Methods

April 08, 2014

Readers share insights on the various identification methods they use to identify their horses. ... Read More


Mini-Microchips for Horses Get Thumbs Up

April 07, 2014

Researchers recently tested a "mini-microchip" that's roughly 70% the size of the standard microchip.... Read More


Volunteers Care for Horses after Washington Mudslide

April 02, 2014

Area volunteers care for horses impacted by a mudslide in Snohomish County.... Read More


Poll Recap: Weather Emergency Plans

March 25, 2014

Of the 388 respondents, 32% said they plan for "other" weather-related emergencies, including wildfires. ... Read More


Have a Plan in Place when Disaster Strikes

March 23, 2014

Having an emergency plan in place can help to keep our horses safe and out of harm's way.... Read More


Thoroughbred Dies in Indianapolis Barn Blaze

March 04, 2014

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred is dead after fire swept through the barn in which it was residing.... Read More


10 Severe Weather Preparation Resources on

March 03, 2014

Get 10 severe weather resources you can use to prepare your horses and farm for disasters before they occur.... Read More


Oklahoma Woman Accused in Quarter Horse Theft

February 25, 2014

The woman is accused of selling a horse not belonging to her and altering ownership documents of another.... Read More


Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More


Georgia Barn Fire Claims 18 Horses

February 01, 2014

Eighteen horses were killed in a barn fire at Brookwood Equestrian Center in Oconee County, Ga.... Read More


Horses Evacuated from California Wildfire

January 17, 2014

Eighty horses were evacuated from a ranch threatened by a wildfire burning near Glendora, Calif.... Read More


A Dozen Horses Perish in Alabama Barn Fire

January 14, 2014

Fire investigators are blaming a lightning strike for a barn fire that killed 12 horses.... Read More


Kentucky Police Investigate Horse Thefts

January 06, 2014

Barren County, Ky., law enforcement authorities are investigating the alleged theft of 10 Arabian horses.... Read More


The Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2013

January 02, 2014

Covering a variety of horse health topics, the following articles received the most views in 2013.... Read More


Protect Horses from Dying Ash Trees and Wildfire Threat

January 01, 2014

Horse owners might overlook wildfire threats from insect infestation on surrounding trees.... Read More


Few Horse Evacuations due to Severe Weather in Midwest

November 18, 2013

The storms' high winds forced some owners to remove horses from pastures due to downed fencing.... Read More


Missouri Barn Fire Kills Eight Horses

November 06, 2013

A barn fire that occurred late last month claimed the lives of eight stock horses housed in Cass County, Mo. ... Read More