Recent News for Disasters


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


Prepare Horses, Livestock, and Pets for Bushfires

October 27, 2013

The Australian Veterinary Association is warning of serious impacts of bushfires on wildlife and pets. ... Read More


Protect Your Horses from Predatory Wildlife

October 21, 2013

Keep your horse safe by learning what to do if you see or suspect wildlife threats.... Read More


Switzerland Ramps Up Horse Traceability Laws

October 18, 2013

To better manage disease outbreaks, Swiss owners must now register horses and report movement to officials.... Read More


Safety and Horse Snacks

October 17, 2013

Before you run out and pick up a bag, let's have a look at the various ingredients used to make treats.... Read More


South Dakota Blizzard Victims Continue Clean-Up

October 16, 2013

As of Oct. 15, ranchers have reported 36 horses dead in South Dakota alone.... Read More


10 Barn Fire and Wildfire Resources from

October 09, 2013

Fire remains a threat to equine operations worldwide. Learn how to protect yours from barn and wildfires.... Read More


Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Receives $5,000 Grant

October 08, 2013

The nonprofit organization plans to use the funds to provide hay to horse owning families impacted by floods.... Read More


Deadly Florida Barn Fire Probed

October 08, 2013

Miami-Dade County authorities are investigating a fire that claimed the lives of a man and three horses. ... Read More


AVA: Include Animals in Disaster Management Plans

October 06, 2013

If disaster hits, people should be prepared not only for their own safety but for their animals' as well. ... Read More


Montana Owners Reminded to Get Brand Inspections for Horses

October 03, 2013

The Montana Department of Livestock says horses must have a brand inspection before crossing county lines.... Read More


Horse Owners: Be Prepared for Natural Disasters

October 01, 2013

Consider these tips for protecting equine companions in the event of a disaster.... Read More


Help Horse Owners in Flood-Ravaged Colorado

September 24, 2013

Horse owners can aid affected horsemen and women by donating to the USEF Equine Disaster Relief Fund.... Read More


Flood-Affected Horse Owners Face Long Road to Recovery

September 19, 2013

As flood waters in Colorado begin to recede, affected horse owners are facing new challenges.... Read More


Colorado Horse Community Facing Flooding

September 18, 2013

Owners and volunteers are rescuing at-risk horses and caring for those displaced or stranded by flooding.... Read More


Survey: Passport Regulations Confuse Vets, Horse Owners

September 13, 2013

Eighty-four percent of participants find passport regulations obtuse or problematic to understand.... Read More


Impending Storm Forces Louisiana Racetrack Evacuations

August 15, 2013

About 1,000 horses are currently stabled at the Fair Grounds Race Course for a Quarter Horse racing meet.... Read More


Fire Destroys Barn Near Louisiana Downs

August 02, 2013

A fire at a small training center destroyed at least one barn and reportedly killed 19 horses. ... Read More


ASPCA Grant to Aid Horses Affected by Colorado Wildfires

July 04, 2013

The ASPCA issued an emergency grant for $30,000 to Front Range Equine Rescue in Larkspur, Colo.... Read More


Georgia Authorities Probe Deadly Saddlebred Barn Fire

June 24, 2013

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the lives of 35 Saddlebred horses last week. ... Read More


More than 600 Colorado Horses Evacuated Ahead of Wildfires

June 14, 2013

Officials report that more than 600 Colorado horses have been evacuated from wildfire zones.... Read More