Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation


NYTHA Establishes Equine Retirement Program

April 16, 2013

The NYTHA has launched a retirement program for Thoroughbreds stabled at New York Racing Association tracks. ... Read More


Oklahoma Horse Herd Seized

April 10, 2013

More than 60 horses are receiving rehabilitative care after authorities removed them from a farm last week.... Read More


California Racetrack Probing Thoroughbred Auction Sale

April 10, 2013

Racetrack operators are investigating how a retired racehorse wound up for sale at a livestock auction. ... Read More


Queens, N.Y., Stables Shuttered

March 21, 2013

New York officials have temporarily closed a Queens stable after several horses died there in recent months. ... Read More


Penn National Race Course Working for Horse Adoption

March 16, 2013

The track's simulcast feed will run informational slots featuring retired racehorses available for adoption.... Read More


TAA Accepting Accreditation Applications

March 06, 2013

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations can now apply for Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) accreditation.... Read More

Tracks Protege, an OTTB who retired from Deleware Park, is owned by Allie Conrad  and ridden by Liza Horan.


CANTER Transitions 1,000+ Ex-Racehorses in 2012

March 03, 2013

CANTER is celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers.... Read More


North Dakota Man Charged in 100-Horse Seizure Case

February 21, 2013

A man is facing animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of more than 100 horses. ... Read More


USA Equestrian Trust Accepting 2013 Grant Applications

February 17, 2013

IRS-registered equine nonprofit organizations will have two opportunities to apply for funding in 2013.... Read More


UHC Partners with ACTHA to Help Unwanted Horses

January 31, 2013

The UHC and the ACTHA are joining forces in 2013 to help unwanted horses and equine care facilities.... Read More


CANTER Mid-Atlantic Has Record Year

January 28, 2013

CANTER Mid-Atlantic is celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers.... Read More


ASPCA Provided $1.8 Million in Grants to Equine Groups in 2012

January 23, 2013

The organization awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to support equine welfare groups. ... Read More


Responsible Horse Breeders Council Formed

January 21, 2013

Council members will work to discourage overbreeding and to promote responsible horse ownership.... Read More


Equine Welfare Advocates Wish Lists for 2013

January 01, 2013

Some advocates have ideas about how to keep at-risk horses safe and to improve equine welfare.... Read More


Florida Therapy Horses to Comfort Sandy Hook Community

December 28, 2012

A trio of Miniature Horses from Florida will begin the new year helping the community of Newtown, Conn., heal.... Read More


12 Christmas Wishes for Horses, Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25, 2012

Consider the following "wishes" equine experts made to help maximize your horses' quality of life. ... Read More


MHIB Awards Grants to Promote Horse Industry

December 24, 2012

Equine rehabilitation and rescue groups are among the 22 organizations to receive more than $25,000 in grants.... Read More


Churchill Downs Foundation Supports Equine Rescue Center

December 20, 2012

The foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center for general horse care.... Read More


Tennessee Horse Rescuer Issues Bogus Buyer Warning

December 07, 2012

A man claiming to be purchasing horses for the group is an imposter, the rescue's founder says.... Read More


HSUS Launches Safe Stalls Horse Rescue Network

December 06, 2012

The HSUS is launching the program to help horses rescued from cruelty and neglect cases or natural disasters.... Read More


BHS: "A Horse is for Life, Not Just for Christmas"

November 25, 2012

The BHS reminds those considering a gift horse for Christmas that these animals require care for life.... Read More


ASPCA Provides $250,000 for Hay in Equine "Bale-Out"

November 22, 2012

Funds will provide relief for horses impacted by hay's high cost and low supply in drought-stricken states.... Read More


Commentary: New Vocations Breeders' Cup Pledge a Success

November 22, 2012

Program director Anna Ford says that around $50,000 had been raised from the pledges so far this year.... Read More


UHC Director Judges 'Rags to Riches Rescue Competition'

November 08, 2012

Ten rescued horses and their riders competed against each other for top honors.... Read More


Using Learning Theory Techniques in Equine Welfare Cases

November 03, 2012

One welfare group uses learning theory techniques to keep feral or neglected horses and their handlers safe.... Read More