Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation

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Old Friends Earns GFAS Verified Status

April 01, 2012

To be awarded Verified Status an organization must meet GFAS's peer-reviewed animal care standards.... Read More

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Proposed N.Y. Bill would Create Abuser Registry

April 01, 2012

Erie County would become the fourth New York county to establish a registry for convicted animal abusers.... Read More

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Canadian Veterinarian Convicted on Cruelty Charges

March 29, 2012

Mark Marohn, DVM, was convicted of maltreating six horses, one of which he tried to use to pull an automobile.... Read More

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Musician Willie Nelson Adopts Rescued S.C. Horses

March 27, 2012

Two allegedly maltreated horses will soon be heading to a new home at singer Willie Nelson's Texas ranch.... Read More

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Kentucky Equine Health and Welfare Council Convenes

March 21, 2012

Group discussed horse rescue, retirement, and rehab facility certification and welfare complaint stats. ... Read More

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Iowa Horse Owner Faces Charges

March 20, 2012

Following a veterinary examination at the scene, the surviving horses were placed with a horse rescue.... Read More

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Miss. Authorities Seek Owner of Injured, Abandoned Horse

March 20, 2012

The 4- to 5-year-old sorrel male Tennessee Walking Horse was discovered on March 2, standing on a roadside.... Read More

This 3-year-old stallion allegedly had a mixture of kerosine and spent motor oil poured on his back, Steed said. She believes the owner might have been trying to treat rain rot with the mixture.

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South Carolina Man Charged in Horse Cruelty Case

March 10, 2012

Two allegedly malnourished horses were removed from the property, one of which has severe chemical burns.... Read More

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Mississippi Horse Shootings Probed

March 02, 2012

Police are seeking whoever is responsible for shooting three horses; two are dead while the other recovers.... Read More

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Plea Entered in Maryland Arabian Horse Case

February 29, 2012

Marsha Parkinson has pleaded no contest to 10 of 133 animal cruelty charges for alleged horse neglect.... Read More

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Georgia Farm Operator Charged

February 28, 2012

Rebecca Bannister is facing cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of nearly 100 horses.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants More Than $1.5 Million to Equine Groups in 2011

February 28, 2012

The ASPCA provided $1,682,352 in the form of 183 grants to support equine rescue groups in 38 states in 2011.... Read More

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Homes Sought for Arabian Horses

February 24, 2012

A herd of more than 40 Arabian horses belonging to a deceased breeder in West Virginia are now in the care of ... Read More

FEI President HRH Princess Haya, who gave the opening address at the 2011 WEVA Conference in India on Nov. 2.

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Demographics of Equine Donation and Adoption Examined

February 19, 2012

The USDA recently funded a study to determine who is relinquishing horses to rescues and who is adopting them.... Read More

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Roehl and Pittman Join Thoroughbred Aftercare Subcommittee

February 18, 2012

The goal of the aftercare subcommittee is to work toward a national solution to industry-wide issues.... Read More

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Successful Wild Horse Adoptions Characterized

February 18, 2012

Of surveyed adopters, 83% strongly agreed their expectations had been met in adopting a BLM mustang.... Read More

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Industry-Wide Campaign Launched to Help 'Unwanted' Horses

February 16, 2012

"A Home For Every Horse" seeks to place, foster, and sponsor America's 170,000 unwanted horses.... Read More

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Northern Ireland Drafts Equine Welfare Codes

February 02, 2012

A key change in the 2011 Act is that action can now be taken by authorities to prevent a horse from suffering.... Read More

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Feeding Starved or Malnourished Horses

January 30, 2012

Overfeeding these horses can cause them more harm than good. The best initial feed is often good-quality hay.... Read More

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TRF Plans to Relocate 600 Horses to Ranch

January 29, 2012

The horses will be sent to Thoroughbred breeder-owner Tom McKenna's 45,000-acre Cucharas Ranch in Colorado.... Read More

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Oregon Authorities Seize Thoroughbred Horse Herd

January 27, 2012

The horses' caretaker was charged with 18 counts of animal neglect in connection with the seizure.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Owner Issues Challenge to Benefit TRF

January 25, 2012

Saylor will match any gift to the "Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Saylor Challenge," up to $50,000.... Read More

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NYTB Donates $10,000 to Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation

January 24, 2012

The board of directors of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) voted to donate $10,000 to the TRF.... Read More

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Reward Offered in Georgia Horse Slashing Case

January 18, 2012

One horse was killed and another injured when their throats were slashed in their pasture last month.... Read More

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Minnesota Horse Breeder Charged in Cruelty Case

January 18, 2012

A total of 17 of the 64 horses residing on an East Bethel ranch were removed in 2011.... Read More