Recent News for Disasters

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Vets, Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Natural Disasters

August 29, 2012

The AAEP implores horse owners and vets prepare for emergencies as Hurricane Isaac moves towards the coast.... Read More

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Walking Horse Group wants HSUS Soring Tipline Data

August 29, 2012

The Tennessee Walking Show Horse Organization has demanded the HSUS share tipline responses.... Read More

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Tropical Storm Isaac Drenches Florida, Threatens Gulf States

August 28, 2012

So far the storm has not forced any widespread horse evacuations.... Read More

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TAHC Announces Horseback Emergency Response Team

August 27, 2012

The team will assist with locating, rounding up, identifying, and moving livestock after disasters.... Read More

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Study Finds Equine Hot Brands Difficult to Decipher

August 26, 2012

An Austrian study finds brands used in horse identification difficult to read in some instances.... Read More

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Horses Injured in 2012 Italian Bareback Race

August 18, 2012

Six horses collided during the race. One sustained a slight fracture and is expected to recover.... Read More

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Judge Cancels Trial in Soring Rule Lawsuit

July 19, 2012

A Texas judge ordered both sides of the dispute to present evidence pertinent to the case.... Read More

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SAU Scholarship Honors Stolen, Slain Horse

July 15, 2012

Credit Card, a 15-year-old sorrel Quarter Horse, was stolen and killed last year.... Read More

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Horses Displaced by Colorado Wildfires

June 25, 2012

More than 200 horses have been evacuated from a wildfire burning near Manitou Springs, Colo.... Read More

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Planning for Equine Evacuations During Hurricanes

June 24, 2012

Preparing ahead for equine evacuations can be crucial to horses' survival.... Read More

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Horse Owners Urged to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

June 03, 2012

National authorities have cautioned horse owners to prepare for wildfires before they occur.... Read More

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Hurricane Season Resources for Horse Owners

June 01, 2012

Learn how to prepare yourself, your horse, and your farm for the hurricane season.... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

June 01, 2012

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

June 01, 2012

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Thwarting Horse Thieves

June 01, 2012

Reduce the risk of your horse turning up missing and increase recovery chances.... Read More

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Keeping Your Horse Farm Afloat

June 01, 2012

Set up a communications plan to help your farm or business survive in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Heated Debate Over Potential Hot Branding Ban in Germany

May 25, 2012

If the proposal passes German horse breeders will no longer be allowed to brand their horses with a hot iron.... 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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Equine Identification: Free Webinar

May 15, 2012

Presenter Monty McInturff, DVM, will detail why equine identification is vital to horse owners and vets.... Read More

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Crisis Communication Planning Resources for Equestrians

May 07, 2012

A catastrophic occurrence can cause nearly irreparable damage to a horse business, event, or brand.... Read More

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Feds Seek Forfeiture of Crundwell Horses

May 03, 2012

Horse breeder Crundwell was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $53 million from a small Illinois town.... Read More

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Horse Council Sets National Issues Forum

April 26, 2012

The forum will address marketing initiatives for the equine industry as well as changes in federal advocacy.... Read More

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KHC Seeking Information on Equine Tornado Victims

April 21, 2012

The number of horses lost or injured as a result of the storms is still uncertain.... Read More

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Horse Industry Impacted by Changes to H-2B Visa Program

April 18, 2012

Horse trainers and owners who cannot find American workers to fill semi-skilled jobs use the H-2B program. ... Read More

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Keeping Horses Safe During Thunderstorms

April 03, 2012

Many owners keep horses stalled during storms, but turning horses out to pastures might keep them safer.... Read More