Disaster Recovery


Report: Six Horses Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

February 25, 2015

Six horses were killed in an early morning fire that consumed two barns at Chanteclaire Farm near Midway on Feb. 25. ... Read More


Oklahoma Farm Owner Rebuilds After Fire

January 23, 2015

A farm owner in Norman, Oklahoma, is rebuilding after a barn fire claimed the lives of three horses.... Read More


Heater Blamed for Deadly Ohio Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

A portable heater used to heat water is being blamed for the barn fire that killed 15 horses in Tallmadge, Ohio.... Read More


Three Yearlings Die in Kentucky Barn Fire

January 12, 2015

Three Thoroughbred yearlings died in a Central Kentucky barn fire just before midnight on Jan. 10.... Read More


Delaware Fire Claims 12 Horses

December 23, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Hockessin barn blaze that killed a dozen horses; one horse survived.... Read More


Researchers Seek Input on Barn Fire Survey

December 01, 2014

The team is seeking information on human or animal losses or injuries, the fire's cause, and the emergency response.... Read More


Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

November 26, 2014

Account for the unusual and unexpected when making disaster plans for your horse farm.... Read More


Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

Thirty-two horses died in the fire, while at least five escaped injury.... Read More


Michigan Barn Fire Ruled Accidental

November 22, 2014

Seventeen horses in the barn at the time of the fire died in the blaze.... Read More


Horses Lost in Georgia Barn Blaze

November 18, 2014

Authorities are investigating the cause of a barn fire that claimed the lives of a group of horses in Clayton County.... Read More


Michigan Barn Fire Claims 17 Horses

November 13, 2014

Michigan fire authorities are probing the cause of a barn fire in Edwardsburg, Michigan, that killed 17 horses.... Read More


OSU Veterinary Center Hosts Disaster Relief Training

October 31, 2014

The two-day event focused on the horse and how to help equids in the event of a disaster.... Read More


Equine Guelph Holds Large Animal Rescue Courses

October 10, 2014

Speakers encouraged attendees to take what learned back to the industry to help improve emergency rescue success rate.... Read More


Ponies Perish in Kentucky Barn Fire

October 08, 2014

The blaze claimed the lives of 10 ponies residing near the Oldham and Shelby county line in Kentucky on Oct. 6.... Read More

On Sept. 17, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the King Fire burning in El Dorado National Forest.


Horses Removed from King Fire Path

September 25, 2014

While firefighters battle the California wildfire, more than 20 horses are receiving care at a county fairgrounds.... Read More


Barn Fire Claims Tennessee Walking Horses

August 22, 2014

Authorities are blaming an electrical malfunction for a barn fire that killed five Tennessee Walking Horses.... Read More


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


'Exploding' Manure Blamed for California Barn Fire

July 28, 2014

Fire authorities believe "exploding" manure could have started the blaze that killed four Friesian horses.... Read More


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

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire at a barn and adjoining annex located on Rice Road in Lexington across from the rear entrance to the Keeneland stable area.


Eight Horses Die in Barn Fire near Keeneland Race Course

May 09, 2014

Eight Thoroughbreds died in an early morning fire in a barn located near the Keeneland stable area.... Read More


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


Volunteers Care for Horses after Washington Mudslide

April 02, 2014

Area volunteers care for horses impacted by a mudslide in Snohomish County.... Read More


Thoroughbred Dies in Indianapolis Barn Blaze

March 04, 2014

A 2-year-old Thoroughbred is dead after fire swept through the barn in which it was residing.... Read More


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


Eight Horses Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

February 10, 2014

A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., killed eight horses.... Read More