Recent News for Disasters


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


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


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


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


Planning for Equine Evacuations During Hurricanes

June 24, 2012

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


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


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


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


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


Thwarting Horse Thieves

June 01, 2012

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


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