Help the Hampshire Herd! Abandoned Show Horses Need Homes
Horse Welfare News Friday 03 October 2014
75 registered Quarter Horses need rescuing

Calling all horse lovers! HorseClicks wants to help the Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society and Hands & Hooves Rescue to try and rehome seventy-five recently abandoned registered Quarter Horses located in Hampshire, Illinois. But we need your help. ...


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Animals in The Hobbit suffer for the film
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 20 November 2012
The Hobbit is part of the Lord of the Rings films, set before any of the films that have been released so far.

Horse Welfare News Wednesday 14 November 2012
Over 300 horses have be bought and trained by a Mexican Drug Cartel and are being auctioned in Oklahoma at Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale. Some of these horses that have been auctioned have b...
Hay Prices Rise and Horses Get Hungry
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 10 October 2012
Is there a hay shortage?  Horse owners are finding it hard to provide enough food for their horses, therefore leaving them hungry and malnourished. They price of hay has risen, and as w...
Rescue of Horses in Florida
Horse Welfare News Friday 05 October 2012
An investigation is being carried out in Florida due to the number of thin and malnourished horses present at the animal welfare authority, Guardian Angels Horse Rescue.  They kept 20 ho...
Wild Horses: Yes or no?
Horse Welfare News Thursday 20 September 2012
Wild horses finding their feet on private land could be fatal. There is a heated 'difference in opinion' as some landowners feel the need to send these wild horses to the slaughterh...
Popular Low-Cost Gelding Program Expanding Beyond CA
Horse Welfare News Thursday 23 August 2012
ENCINITAS, CA - National Equine Resource Network’s (NERN) low-cost gelding clinic drive that has already gelded over 150 CA horses in 2012 will be expanding to other states this Fall. ...
Horse rescue groups struggling to cope due to drought
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 21 August 2012
Horse rescue groups across the USA are struggling to care for the ever growing numbers of animals that are being abandoned. Since the Great recession hit four years ago, it seems that the number o...
Plans to open horse slaughter plant in Missouri put on hold
Horse Welfare News Monday 20 August 2012
  A plant that was set to slaughter horses in Missouri was preparing to open at the end of the summer, however, the plans have now been put on hold. The defunct beef processing plant was...
Stagecoach tipped over at Indiana State Fair
Horse Welfare News Thursday 16 August 2012
The Indiana State Fair took a turn for the worse on Sunday afternoon, when a six-horse stagecoach overturned injuring five people. The incident took place just one day before the one-year annivers...
More horses on Easton farm found in need of medical care
Horse Welfare News Monday 25 June 2012
Three more horses in need of medical care have been found on an Easton horse farm, the Connecticut Post reports.    Appollonio ‘Paul’ Vittorio, 76, the owner of the ho...
Federal judge temporarily bans helicopters in horse roundups
Horse Welfare News Friday 22 June 2012
  The U.S Bureau of Land Management has been temporarily banned from using helicopters to gather mustangs. The decision was made by a federal judge who said that they were no longer allo...
Horse industry numbs pain for abusers
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 20 June 2012
In two months of outcry over soring of Tennessee Walking Horses, a concerned public has seen the U.S. Department of Agriculture step up penalties and two veterinary associations call for a ban on ...
Middle school girl rehabilitates horse to full recovery
Horse Welfare News Monday 18 June 2012
A Lee Middle School student spent more than two years rehabilitating a horse to full recovery after a severe injury, when it could have been euthanized. Eighth-grader Harper Salley-Gray rescued...
Horses, mules die at refuge in Central Valley
Horse Welfare News Wednesday 13 June 2012
Officials say nine horses and mules owned by the National Park Service died from a lack of water at a wildlife refuge. The animals were found at the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge located a...
Mustang Advocates: Gather Jeopardizes Pregnant Mares, Foals
Horse Welfare News Monday 11 June 2012
A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustang gather intended to save animals from drought conditions jeopardizes the health and safety of pregnant mares and very young foals, according to some wild h...
Europe closer to ending long-haul horse abuse
Horse Welfare News Monday 11 June 2012
The European Commission now agrees that EU legislation on long-distance transport of animals to slaughter needs to be reviewed. Late last week,  the EU Commissioner for Health and Consu...
New USDA Rule to Provide Protection for Horses
Horse Welfare News Thursday 07 June 2012
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has amended regulations to require horse industry organizations that license certain people to assess minimum penalties for violations of the Horse Protection Ac...
Hindgut Microflora's Potential Role in Equine Obesity
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 05 June 2012
We know that keeping horses' hindguts healthy also helps the digestive tract function properly. But some researchers now believe the microflora residing in the hindgut could contribute to equi...
Two More Queensland Horses, Dog Test Positive for Hendra
Horse Welfare News Tuesday 05 June 2012
Two horses on the Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, property where a horse died of hendra virus last week returned positive test results today (June 5). Biosecurity Queensland Chief Veteri...
Starved horse on the trail to recovery
Horse Welfare News Friday 01 June 2012
A few short weeks ago, the brown mare was a bag of bones. Her fur was falling out in patches and her body looked frail and skeletal. The horse rescue group that took her in didn’t k...
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