Adoption

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Life Is Short: Just Get the Horse

December 24, 2014

After 10 horseless years, The Horse's editor-in-chief is back in the saddle on her own gelding. ... Read More

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10 Horse Rescue Resources on TheHorse.com

November 20, 2014

Get horse rescue resources to help with everything from finding a reputable rescue to refeeding a starved horse.... Read More

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Rehabilitating, Refeeding, and Rehoming Rescue Horses

November 19, 2014

Rescued horses require special care to bring them back to health. Learn how you can help during our live event.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Sale Selections

November 11, 2014

Of the 738 respondents, 440 (60%) said they prefer to sell horses using online or print classifieds and flyers.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Selling Rescue Horses

October 14, 2014

Of the 1,183 respondents, 889 (75%) said yes, it is appropriate to sell or charge a rehoming fee for a rescued horse.... Read More

World Horse Welfare Islay (known as Ali by his rehomer) had previously served in the police force for a short time.

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WEG Reflections: Rehomed Horses Shine

October 01, 2014

Horses cast from other careers competed and entertained at the 2014 World Equestrian Games.... Read More

Article

Poll Recap: How Much is a 'Rescue' Horse Worth?

September 30, 2014

Most respondents said referring to a horse as a 'rescue' does not make him more or less valuable than a nonrescue horse.... Read More

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ASPCA Celebrates Five Years of 'Rescuing Racers'

July 30, 2014

The ASPCA has granted over $1.7 million to rescue groups since launching the Rescuing Racers Initiative.... Read More

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ASPCA Equine Fund Awards 1,000th Grant

July 15, 2014

The $5,000 award will fund repairs to the roof of a horse rescue's feed room, which was destroyed in a storm.... Read More

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Blue Horse Charities Merging Efforts with TAA

July 13, 2014

The charities provides funds help organizations rehabilitating, retraining, and adopting out Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Veterinarian-Recommended Horse Adoption Tips

June 06, 2014

An equine veterinarian offers horse adoption tips in response to a Florida horse rescue fraud case.... Read More

Icabad Crane, Preakness Stakes 2008

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Why Aren't There More Icabad Cranes?

May 14, 2014

If you could turn any famous racehorse into a sport horse, who would it be and why?... Read More

Blog

How We Can Help Senior Horses Seeking Homes

April 15, 2014

Have you ever given a home to an aging equid in need?... Read More

Article

Charles Town Races to Make Donation to CANTER

March 22, 2014

The $10,000 donation will be made April 19 when the West Virginia track hosts Charles Town Classic night.... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

Article

New Vocations Launches Ambassador Program

January 29, 2014

Those who have adopted a New Vocations horse can assist the organization in promoting retired racehorses.... Read More

Article

Study Looks at Racehorses' Transitions to Second Careers

January 10, 2014

The study indicates indicates a large percentage of horses are acquired from their owners, not auctions.... Read More

Article

TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

December 29, 2013

TCA supports Thoroughbred retirement, rescue, research, and helps the people who work with ex-racehorses. ... Read More

Article

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Awards $1M in Grants

December 15, 2013

More than 20 accredited racehorse retirement facilities will share in $1 million in grants. ... Read More

Article

20 New Facilities Accredited by TAA

December 08, 2013

There are now 23 accredited facilities eligible to receive grants for the care of retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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TCA to Honor Oxleys, RRTP at Season Auction

December 07, 2013

The Oxleys will receive the Leadership Award and the Industry Service Award will be presented to the RRTP. ... Read More

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Challenges to Adopting Equids from Developing Countries

November 21, 2013

Dr. Bob Mealey describes the roadblocks to adopting working equids from developing countries. ... Read More

Article

ALDF Eyes National Animal Abuser Registry

November 13, 2013

Horse rescues could soon be able to consult a nationwide animal abuser registry before adopting animals out. ... Read More

Article

Rescue Horses and Veterans: A Good Fit

November 11, 2013

Several organizations help military soldiers and veterans as they give new life to horses in need. ... Read More

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Giving Back to Horses on Veteran's Day

November 11, 2013

This Veteran's Day, consider honoring the war horses that sacrificed it all for us by helping horses in need.... Read More