Recent News for Disasters


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Bond Conditions Set in McConnell Soring Case

March 26, 2012

McConnell is not allowed to train client horses while awaiting his trial for alleged HPA violations.... Read More


Texas Horse Attacker Sought

March 17, 2012

Texas authorities are seeking whoever is responsible for beating a horse before setting it ablaze.... Read More


'Luck' Filming Suspended After Third Horse Dies

March 14, 2012

The animal was being led back to its barn after a veterinary check when the horse reared and fell backwards.... Read More


FEI Launches Pictogram Design Competition

March 10, 2012

The FEI is seeking participants to create new "pictograms" to represent each of its disciplines.... Read More


Input to Canada's New Equine Code of Practice Needed

March 06, 2012

The NFACC is renewing the equine care and welfare guidelines and is seeking industry stakeholder input.... Read More


AHP Launches Second Equine Industry Survey

March 05, 2012

American Horse Publications has launched a second industry survey to gauge trends in the U.S. equine industry.... Read More


Horse Owners Assess Tornado Damage, Losses

March 05, 2012

Forty-two confirmed tornadoes tore through Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio on March 2.... Read More


Caring for the Disciplines: Western Performance

March 01, 2012

Champion Western riders succeed through careful selection and management of their horses.... Read More


Assateague Wild Horse Shooter Sentenced

February 22, 2012

A Maryland man convicted in connection with last year's shooting death of a wild mare at the Assatea... Read More


Texas Children's Camp Horses Stolen

February 06, 2012

The animals--two 9-year-old Quarter Horse mares named Finally Got Zipped and Blaze--were used in lessons.... Read More


British Showjumping Implements Microchip Rule

February 03, 2012

The rule requires newly registered horses and ponies competing in national competitions to be microchipped.... Read More


New Mexico Man Charged in Horse Thefts

January 26, 2012

Benny Padilla is facing charges for allegedly stealing 41 horses from multiple owners over a 12-month period.... Read More


MHIB Recognizes National Champion Pony Sire

January 23, 2012

Blue Rain, the USEF National Champion Pony Sire from 2004 to 2011, received the award on Jan. 21.... Read More

Article Nominated for Three ESMA Awards

January 17, 2012

Nominations landed in the Top 10 in Best Use of Facebook, Best Publication, and Most Informative.... Read More


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