Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation

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UHVRC Marks Third Year Donating Vaccinations

November 23, 2011

More than 8,100 rescued and retired horses have been vaccinated against dangerous diseases by the UCVRC.... Read More

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AAEP Honors Past President Doug Corey, DVM

November 22, 2011

Corey was honored for his dedication to the AAEP and his efforts to preserve equine welfare.... Read More

Ty Lester, left, pats his mare Gray, who was recovered along with three other stolen horses on Nov. 2. Dr. David Rankin, president of Southern Arkansas University, looks on.

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Southern Arkansas University Recovers Four Stolen Horses

November 16, 2011

Four of five horses stolen from stables at the university earlier this month were found in Oklahoma Nov. 15.... Read More

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Stolen Southern Arkansas University Horses Remain Missing

November 14, 2011

Authorities have since recovered a horse trailer, saddles, blankets and other tack taken during the incident.... Read More

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UHC Operation Gelding Continues with More Castration Clinics

November 13, 2011

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's Operation Gelding program has aided in gelding 276 colts and stallions to date.... Read More

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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

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Pennsylvania Man Charged in Police Horse Theft

November 11, 2011

A Lancaster, Pa., man is behind bars after stealing a police horse earlier this week.
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Charges Filed in Oklahoma Horse Dragging Incident

November 11, 2011

A man was charged with animal cruelty after allegedly using an all-terrain vehicle to drag a horse down a road... Read More

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South Carolina Horse Theft Investigated

November 10, 2011

Two other horses residing in the same pasture as the stolen horse were not disturbed during the incident.... Read More

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Carriage Horse Controversy Causes Veterinarian's Suspension

November 10, 2011

An ASPCA veterinarian was suspended without pay after providing conflicting information to media outlets.... Read More

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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

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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

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Southern Arkansas University Police Seek Horse Thieves

November 04, 2011

The thieves made off several horses from the stables at the school's Magnolia campus earlier this week.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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California Man Charged in Animal Cruelty Case

October 28, 2011

A California man is facing cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of more than 50 horses.... Read More

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Rally Protests Nevada Stray Horse Roundup

October 27, 2011

Equine welfare advocates rallied Oct. 25 against a plan to remove stray horses from a Northern Nevada range.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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Horses Unharmed After Ohio Exotic Animal Release Incident

October 24, 2011

A herd of horses remains unharmed after their owner released exotic animals from their cages last week.... Read More

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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

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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

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Louisiana Youths Charged in Horse Thefts

October 19, 2011

Two juveniles are facing charges for allegedly stealing seven horses from a Louisiana animal control shelter.... Read More