Recent News for Disasters

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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

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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

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Texas Horse Attacker Sought

March 17, 2012

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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Caring for the Disciplines: Western Performance

March 01, 2012

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

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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

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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

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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

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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