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Horse Adoption, Welfare, and Charities

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 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.

Fundraising

The KyEHC is on GoodSearch.com and GoodShop.com!It's easy to spend hours surfing the web without realizing it. Next time you log on, visit www.GoodSearch.com to help the KyEHC while you point and click. For every search, GoodSearch will donate...
Each year more than 30,000 Thoroughbreds are registered with the Jockey Club. Out of that annual foal crop, one will go on to fame as a Kentucky Derby winner at age three. A few more will accomplish notable racing...
An off the track Thoroughbred (OTTB) can have a difficult time transitioning from the high pressure routine of the racetrack to the more leisurely lifestyle of a second career. With patience and a little planning, an OTTB can be...
New horses continue to arrive at the KyEHC and are looking for new homes. Check out a few of the recent arrivals and read their stories below....
Photo Courtesy Georgetown Equine Scholars ProgramFormer KyEHC Horse of the Week Lotawana is going to college!  Lotawana is a 4-year-old, off-the-track Thoroughbred that two Georgetown College Equine Scholars, Jeanne Shearer and Ashlyn Andserson-Keelin (both Freshman), will be fostering through the remainder...

Good Samaritans

There are plenty of ways to help local rescues. Adopting or fostering a rescue horse is one way, and while many of us would love to do so, it usually is not practical. Volunteering is a great way to...
You would be hard pressed to find a little girl who would not be thrilled to have a pony. For some, an interest in horses is a passing fancy, eventually replaced by another hobby. For others, that first pony...
The Associated Press...
Jennifer Williams has been rescuing horses since 1998 when she worked with fellow Texans to form a rescue.  At that time, horse rescues were practically unheard of and no other horse rescues operated in Texas.  Few resources existed to...
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