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ASPCA Grants Help Equine Rescues Find Homes For At-Risk Horses Through Collaboration And Relocation Efforts

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it has granted more than $45,000 to four equine rescue organizations to assist their efforts to identify new homes for at-risk equines by collaborating with other groups to transport horses to new locations where they have a greater chance of being […]

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Equine Welfare Data Collective Releases Inaugural Report

The Equine Welfare Data Collective (EWDC) is proud to announce the release of its September 2019 Report. The inaugural report contains an assessment of data from 2017 and the first half of 2018 of at-risk and transitioning equines and the organizations assisting them. The EWDC analyzed responses from 253 nonprofit, 501(c)(3), and municipal organizations across […]

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Owner’s Lack Of Money And Time Key Reasons Horses Become ‘Unwanted,’ Study Finds

The equine population in the United States is falling: There are now  7.2 million horses in the U.S., down from the 9.2 million horses in the US in 2005, reports the American Horse Council. Estimates suggest the number of unwanted horses hasn’t changed much, and still hovers around 200,000 per year. However, one American Society […]

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ASPCA Offers Grant To Help Offset Transportation Costs Of Adoptable Horses

The ASPCA Help a Horse Home℠ Equine Adoption Challenge was created in 2013 to provide a day of recognition for equine organizations that help home at-risk horses; it also encourages community members to join in their equine adoption efforts. The 2019 event saw great collaboration between organizations participating in the challenge, crossing both state and […]

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Kentucky Equine Adoption Center Named Recipient Of ASPCA Rescuing Racers Grant

The Kentucky Equine Adoption Center (KyEAC), the foremost all-breed equine rescue in the state, is proud to announce they are a 2019 recipient of the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative Grant. Launched in 2010, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has awarded more than $2 million to prepare horses for new homes and second careers once their […]

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New Vocations Receives $30,000 In Grants From ASPCA Help A Horse Home Challenge

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program has received a total of $30,000 from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of its annual Help a Horse Home Challenge. The nationwide competition for equine rescues, shelters and sanctuaries is designed to increase equine adoptions around the country. New Vocations earned a $25,000 prize […]

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ASPCA Grants More Than $250,000 To Help Rehabilitate And Retrain Retired Racehorses

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced it has granted $250,500 to twelve equine rescue groups to assist their efforts to rehabilitate and retrain retired racehorses. Launched in 2010, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has awarded over $2 million to prepare horses for new homes and second careers once […]

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ASPCA Makeover Marketplace Will Feature Over 100 Restarted Thoroughbreds For Sale

In support of helping more retired racehorses find second careers and new homes as sport horses and recreational mounts, the Retired Racehorse Project is once again facilitating the ASPCA Makeover Marketplace at the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover, October 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Made possible by a generous grant from the ASPCA, the Makeover Marketplace […]

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SAFE Act To End Horse Slaughter Introduced In U.S. Senate

Sens. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced legislation today to permanently end the slaughter of American horses for human consumption in the United States and abroad. The John Stringer Rainey Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act is supported by leading animal welfare groups, including the Animal Welfare Institute, […]

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Zoetis Donates Vaccines To ASPCA Help A Horse Home Contestants 

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced an exciting partnership with Zoetis US LLC to reduce the medical costs for the agencies participating in the annual Help a Horse Home: ASPCA Equine Adoption Challenge. Zoetis will donate their new vaccine CORE EQ Innovator™ for every equine adopted during the two-month […]

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