Recent News for Disasters

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Early Season Tornado Damages Florida Horse Farm

April 27, 2015

Thirteen horses are safe after a tornado tore down fences and ripped the roof off a Manatee County boarding farm's barn.... Read More

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Washington State Barn Fire Kills Two Horses

April 17, 2015

A Miniature Horse died in the blaze, while another horse was euthanized the next day due to burns sustained in the fire.... Read More

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New York Woman Charged in Horse Theft

April 07, 2015

Wendy J. Holcomb has been charged for stealing a horse from a Hebron, New York, farm.... Read More

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Colorado Horse Owners Reminded to Get Brand Inspections

March 22, 2015

State statutes require a brand inspection if owners plan on buying, selling, adopting, gifting, or selling horses.... Read More

Lord De Mauley outlined the plans for the introduction of a strengthened, fit-for-purpose equine identification regime throughout Europe.

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Horse Identification Needs Discussed at British Forum

March 21, 2015

The need for a robust, workable equine identification system was discussed at the 2015 British National Equine Forum.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Flooding and Horse Facilities

March 17, 2015

Of the 585 respondents, 190 (32%) said they use preventive measures to prevent their barns from flooding. ... Read More

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In Disaster's Wake: Horses and the Devastation

March 06, 2015

After weathering a natural disaster, take steps to reduce your horses' chances of infection or injury.... Read More

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Preparedness is Key to Surviving Tornadoes with Horses

March 04, 2015

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

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20 Disaster Planning Questions

March 04, 2015

Community disaster planning begins at home and in neighborhoods. It begins with understanding your farm.... Read More

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Massachusetts Firefighters Save Horses After Roof Collapse

March 02, 2015

None of the 15 horses rescued from the barn were injured in the collapse.... Read More

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Navigating Natural Disasters with Horses

March 02, 2015

Prepare a disaster plan for keeping your horse safe during wildfires, hurricanes, and other emergencies.... Read More

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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

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Arizona Pair Accused of Horse Theft

January 27, 2015

Two Arizona women are facing felony theft charges after being arrested for allegedly stealing a Mohave County horse.... Read More

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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

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Are You Crash-Ready?

January 19, 2015

Here's what to do if you have a horse-hauling accident and how to avoid a wreck in the first place.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

November 26, 2014

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

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Illinois Horses Die in Barn Fire

November 25, 2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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