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Best Practices in Trailer Overturn Emergencies

June 03, 2014

There are a number of dos and don'ts when responding to horse trailer overturns. Don't make these mistakes!... 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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Buy Reflective for You as well as Your Horse

December 30, 2013

An inexpensive reflective vest could save your life when trying to catch a loose horse on a roadway.... 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

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Hagyard Ships Supplies to Oklahoma's Equine Tornado Victims

June 11, 2013

Clinic staff and volunteers loaded donated supplies onto a horse van scheduled to depart on June 11.... Read More

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Florida Rains Displace Foals

June 07, 2013

A group of foals was relocated to drier quarters after rain flooded their pen near West Palm Beach. ... Read More

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Los Angeles County Wildfires Displace Horses

May 31, 2013

A wildfire forced the evacuation of horses from the Green Valley community in Los Angeles, Calif.... Read More

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Prepare Horses, Livestock, and Pets for Hurricane Season

May 31, 2013

Protecting livestock--including horses--and/or family pet is an important task during Hurricane season.... Read More

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Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

May 26, 2013

Being prepared in advance is crucial for helping horses survive potentially life-threatening storms.... Read More

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Reported Equine Deaths Exceed 150 in Oklahoma

May 24, 2013

More than 150 horses reportedly perished in the tornadoes that hit Moore and the Oklahoma City area May 20.... Read More

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Georgia Horses Removed from Flood Zone

May 23, 2013

The horses were brought to higher ground last weekend after water from heavy rains threatened their stable. ... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Aids Horses Affected by Severe Weather

May 23, 2013

The AAEP offers help through its Equine Disaster Relief Fund.... Read More

This photo from May 21 shows the Main Barn at the Orr Family Farm. The Main Barn was used for group events, wedding receptions, and other events associated with the Orr Family Farm.

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Oklahoma Horse Owners Face Tornado Devastation

May 21, 2013

Horse owners in Oklahoma are assessing their losses while bracing for yet another round of strong storms. ... Read More

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Calif. Wildfire Season Begins; Horse Owners Urged to Prepare

May 10, 2013

Horse owners residing in wildfire-prone areas in California are preparing for another fire season. ... Read More

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Managing Emergencies (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

The vet's role during barn fires; managing dehydration and exhaustion; and preventing medication mishaps.... Read More

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10 Therapy Horses Dead in Ohio Barn Fire

March 22, 2013

Fire officials investigating the incident rule the cause of the blaze undetermined.... Read More

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Thoroughbreds Perish in Florida Barn Fire

March 13, 2013

Authorities say an overloaded circuit caused the fire that killed seven horses and injured four more.... Read More

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Florida Barn Fire Claims Pregnant Mare

March 09, 2013

A fire at a breeding farm claimed the life of a pregnant mare and caused more than $425,000 in other damages.... Read More

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Barn Fires: The Veterinarian's Role (AAEP 2012)

March 06, 2013

A well-thought-out approach to triage after a barn fire can save horses' lives.... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Farms Can Apply for Disaster Relief

February 18, 2013

Kentucky horse breeding farms are now eligible to apply for federal relief from agriculture-related disasters.... Read More

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Weather Emergencies and Horses

February 13, 2013

Dr. Rebecca Gimenez discusses dealing with weather disasters.... Read More

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Texas Stable Fire Claims 11 Horses

February 05, 2013

Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire that left 11 horses dead and several others injured.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Association Donates to Sandy Relief

November 05, 2012

NYRA will contribute $100,000 to the Hurricane Sandy disaster relief effort.... Read More

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Sandy Forces Few Immediate Equine Evacuations

October 30, 2012

The storm's actual impact on horse owners might not be realized for days, some emergency responders say.... Read More

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East Coast Horse Owners Brace for Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012

Horses in some states have already been evacuated to safer locations to wait out the storm.... Read More