Adoption and welfare are important to the equine industry. There are a number of horse charities that tackle issues in the equine industry. Horse Illustrated has covered news regarding horse adoption, horse welfare, and the work of various organizations working to better the industry. Adoptable horses are becoming a really great option for those seeking a new equine partner, for recreation or for competition. In addition, organizations, such as The Right Horse, adoption agencies, and others are making people aware of the benefits of giving horses new careers. We also cover timely topics in the news on horse welfare issues, new and changing laws, what national and local horse charities are working on, etc.