South Carolina Horse Owner Sought

November 24, 2011

Authorities are seeking the owner of a horse found standing unattended on a street near Duncan this week.... Read More


TRF Expands Foster Care Options

November 13, 2011

For $5 a day, you are the virtual owner of your horse and the sole supporting sponsor of an ex-racehorse.... Read More


New York Bill Would Make Horse Abuse a Felony

November 09, 2011

The bill would make it a felony to maltreat a horse used for recreation or those being rehabilitated.... Read More


Not Guilty Plea Entered in New York Cruelty Case

November 04, 2011

A woman accused of maltreating horses on her Saratoga County property has pleaded not guilty to the charges.... Read More


California Rancher Faces 70 Animal Cruelty Charges

November 02, 2011

Dwight Bennett allegedly starved more than 50 horses on his ranch; Faces 70 counts of animal cruelty. ... Read More


Indiana Thoroughbred Trainer Handed 10-Year Abuse Suspension

October 31, 2011

Janey Adams is fighting a 10-year suspension resulting from the alleged maltreatment of a horse in her care.... Read More


Rancher Convicted on Mustang Cruelty Charges Paroled

October 30, 2011

Jason Meduna, who was convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts, has been granted parole.... Read More


TRF Issues Plea for Thoroughbred Foster Care Partners

October 27, 2011

The TRF is urgently seeking farms and individuals to foster some of their retired racehorses.... Read More


ASPCA Celebrates 145 Years of Equine Protection

October 26, 2011

The ASPCA will host educational presentations, meet and greets, and a parade of rescued and adoptable horses.... Read More


UHC National Speaker Program Educates Nationwide

October 25, 2011

The UHC's National Speaker Program has provided a speaker for 15 events in 2011 to date.... Read More


New York Horse Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

October 24, 2011

A New York woman is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of hors... Read More


CANTER Receives Funding from West Virginia Race Track

October 21, 2011

Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort will award $2,500 in grant funding to CANTER to continue its mission.... Read More


Expanding OTTB Markets Discussed at Seminar

October 19, 2011

Topics from wise spending at aftercare facilities to off-the-track-Thoroughbred psychology were discussed. ... Read More


Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Retired Racehorses

October 13, 2011

Breeders' Cup participants will pledge a percentage of their earnings to support retired racehorses' care.... Read More


More Charges Filed in Maryland Neglect Case

October 06, 2011

A Maryland farm operator has been charged with additional cruelty counts for allegedly neglecting her horses.... Read More


Rescue Groups Join Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative

October 03, 2011

Eight thoroughbred rescue organizations have joined the ASPCA Million Dollar Rescuing Racers Initiative. ... Read More


Jockey Club Announces Thoroughbred Connect Enhancement

September 27, 2011

Thoroughbreds in need of homes will now be listed publicly on, the Jockey Club said.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE on Horse Adoption and Rescue Now Archived

September 23, 2011

The recording from's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Horse Adoption and Rescue is now available.... Read More


Horse Adoption/Rescue

September 21, 2011

How can you find the right horse to rescue or adopt? Our experts offer advice about rehomed horses.... Read More


Horse Adoption Part 1: Before You Adopt

September 01, 2011

Adoption is often an attractive alternative to buying; however, it requires a serious human commitment. ... Read More


Horse Adoption Part 2: The Transition Period

September 01, 2011

After completing the adoption process & bringing your new horse home, help him adjust to his new surroundings.... Read More


Horse Adoption: The Transition Period

September 01, 2011

After completing the adoption process and bringing your new charge home, help him adjust to his new surroundin... Read More


New York Rescue Operator Faces Fraud, Cruelty Charges

August 29, 2011

An equine rescue is facing charges for allegedly defrauding financial contributors and maltreating horses.... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE: Horse Adoption and Rescue September 21

August 24, 2011

Join us for a free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A about Horse Adoption and Rescue on Sept. 21, from 8-9 p.m. ... Read More


Standardbred Retirement Foundation Announces Win*Win Program

August 18, 2011

The SRF announced a program to allow Standardbred owners to share in racehorses' earnings with horses in need.... Read More