equine rescue

Racehorse Rescued From Sinkhole On Fort Erie Backstretch

Earlier this morning, a horse was safely rescued from a sinkhole in the backstretch at Fort Erie Race Track. Mr Changue, trained by Ken Albu, was grazing this morning and the ground gave way, creating a sinkhole which was caused by a broken water main. Key members of our maintenance, security and race office staff have […]

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‘The Lucky Ones’: Thoroughbred Welfare Group Offers Look Inside The Aftermath Of I Care I Help

The National Thoroughbred Welfare Organization (NTWO), a 501(c)3 non-profit, is asking the public for help in caring for “the lucky ones” — a handful of the few living horses remaining from the aftermath of I Care I Help. The Paulick Report first began reporting on the activity of I Care I Help in April 2018, […]

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5 Helpful Practices To Aid In Equine Rescue Success

  Dr. Jennifer Williams, co-founder and President of the Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society in College Station, Texas, addressed the 2016 American Association of Equine Practitioners in Orlando, Florida this past December. Speaking on the rise of equine rescues, both large nonprofits and smaller mom-and-pop entities—Williams acknowledged that not every organization follows best practices for both […]

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Racing Executive Rescues Mare From Slaughter, Now Prized Show Horse

Suffolk Downs enacted a no-slaughter policy in 2008 ensuring that the connections of racehorses found at slaughter plants would be severely punished. Then the vice-president of racing, Sam Elliot got wind of several horses being held at the New Holland auction, a place frequented by kill buyers, according to offtrackthoroughbreds.com. The racing executive was able […]

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British Emergency Personnel To Get Equine Rescue Training

Members of the British Animal Rescue and Trauma Care Association (BARTA) will hold an emergency animal rescue and response conference on December 3, 4 and 5 of this year. The conference will be held in Prauge and will focus on the rescue of injured or trapped horses and safe handling techniques and protocols for fire […]

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Author To Raise Money And Awareness For Horses in Need

Author and horse enthusiast PJ O’Dwyer has always given 10 percent of the proceeds from her book sales to equine charities, but beginning the week of July 13, she’ll do even more: O’Dwyer’s “Horse Rescue Tales” blog will highlight an equine charity and one of its horses in need of a loving home. Utilizing social […]

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Texas Horse Rescued From Sinkhole After Flooding

Recent flooding in Texas is a danger for more than just people. Ginger, a horse owned for 25 years by Texas resident Carolyn Putney, was walking across a driveway when the drive collapsed. The failure was most likely from a drainage system that was undermined by the creek that flows through the property where she […]

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Rehabilitating Underweight Horses: Slow And Steady Wins The Race

When animal welfare workers find severely underweight horses in the course of an investigation, their rescue is often the part of their journey that makes headlines. For those hoping to restore a starved or otherwise skinny horse to good health however, getting them out of an abusive or neglectful situation is just the first step […]

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Offspring Of Rescue Mare Makes It To The Races

Howard Walton’s French Quarter is scheduled to make his 15th lifetime start and fifth at Gulfstream Park in Saturday’s 11th race, a six-furlong optional claimer for older horses on the main track. No matter what happens, the 4-year-old gelding is already a success story. A three-time winner, he is the last foal out of the […]

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Fallen Horses Rescue Falls On Hard Times

Thirty-three horses under the care of Fallen Horses Rescue, a 501c3 equine rescue and sanctuary located in Pinon Hills, California, have been found to be underfed and in need of intervention, according to an article published on the Victoriaville Daily Press on February 13. Victoria Hardesty, who leases a portion of her property to Fallen […]

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