Disaster Preparation

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Protecting Against Wildfire

August 06, 2014

Learn how to identify and reduce fire risk on your property.... Read More

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California Wildfires Drive Horses from their Homes

July 29, 2014

Eighteen horses were moved to a county fairground when wildfire threatened their Northern California homes.... Read More

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Planning to Save Horses

July 17, 2014

By planning for the worst, you lessen the chances of losing your horse in a disaster. Here's what to remember.... Read More

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Emergency Preparedness, Large Animal Rescue Courses Offered

July 13, 2014

Equine Guelph will host a workshop designed to help horse owners prepare for and handle emergency situations.... Read More

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Prevent Barn Fires with These Expert Tips

June 06, 2014

Stop barn fires before they start with these smart fire-prevention tips.... Read More

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Texas Official Urge Horse Owners to Prepare for Hurricanes

June 06, 2014

The Texas Animal Health Commission reminds horse, livestock, and pet owners to prepare now for hurricanes.... Read More

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Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners

June 02, 2014

Hurricane season is upon us, so horse owners ready themselves in advance for evacuation.... Read More

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Texas Horses Evacuated Ahead of Predicted Flooding

May 29, 2014

The horses are residing at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston after being evacuated ahead of predicted flooding.... Read More

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Southern California Wildfire Displaces Hundreds of Horses

May 15, 2014

Hundreds of horses were evacuated ahead of wildfires that spread though San Diego County this week.... Read More

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Tornadoes Foster Summer Storm Tips

April 30, 2014

Get tips on how to help your horses stay safe during tornadoes and other summer storms.... Read More

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Report: Animals after Disasters Conference

April 07, 2014

Do you have stories of disasters and how they have affected you and your horses?... Read More

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Poll Recap: Weather Emergency Plans

March 25, 2014

Of the 388 respondents, 32% said they plan for "other" weather-related emergencies, including wildfires. ... Read More

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Have a Plan in Place when Disaster Strikes

March 23, 2014

Having an emergency plan in place can help to keep our horses safe and out of harm's way.... Read More

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10 Severe Weather Preparation Resources on TheHorse.com

March 03, 2014

Get 10 severe weather resources you can use to prepare your horses and farm for disasters before they occur.... Read More

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Resolve to Prepare in 2014

February 06, 2014

Now is the perfect time to resolve to finally get disaster planning in place.... Read More

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A Dozen Horses Perish in Alabama Barn Fire

January 14, 2014

Fire investigators are blaming a lightning strike for a barn fire that killed 12 horses.... Read More

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Protect Horses from Dying Ash Trees and Wildfire Threat

January 01, 2014

Horse owners might overlook wildfire threats from insect infestation on surrounding trees.... Read More

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Prepare Horses, Livestock, and Pets for Bushfires

October 27, 2013

The Australian Veterinary Association is warning of serious impacts of bushfires on wildlife and pets. ... Read More

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Protect Your Horses from Predatory Wildlife

October 21, 2013

Keep your horse safe by learning what to do if you see or suspect wildlife threats.... Read More

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10 Barn Fire and Wildfire Resources from TheHorse.com

October 09, 2013

Fire remains a threat to equine operations worldwide. Learn how to protect yours from barn and wildfires.... Read More

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Colorado Horsecare Foodbank Receives $5,000 Grant

October 08, 2013

The nonprofit organization plans to use the funds to provide hay to horse owning families impacted by floods.... Read More

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AVA: Include Animals in Disaster Management Plans

October 06, 2013

If disaster hits, people should be prepared not only for their own safety but for their animals' as well. ... Read More

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Horse Owners: Be Prepared for Natural Disasters

October 01, 2013

Consider these tips for protecting equine companions in the event of a disaster.... Read More

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Impending Storm Forces Louisiana Racetrack Evacuations

August 15, 2013

About 1,000 horses are currently stabled at the Fair Grounds Race Course for a Quarter Horse racing meet.... Read More

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Firewise Tips for Horse Owners

July 02, 2013

Here are a few points to help you identify and minimize wildfire risks for your horse property.... Read More