Rescue & Welfare

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits 34 organizations

Accreditation, which makes groups eligible to receive financial grants to support the care of their Thoroughbreds, is awarded after an application and inspection process to ensure groups meet standards in five key areas.

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Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 4

Restoring a horse’s physical and mental health can be challenging but rewarding. The first step is to address the horse's immediate needs.

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Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 3

Restoring a horse’s physical and mental health can be challenging but rewarding. The first step is to address the horse's immediate needs.

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Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 2

Restoring a horse’s physical and mental health can be challenging but rewarding. The first step is to address the horse's immediate needs.

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Rescue Horse Rehab: Step 1

Restoring a horse’s physical and mental health can be challenging but rewarding. The first step is to address the horse's immediate needs.

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3 Skills Every Rescue Horse Needs

Restoring the physical and mental health of an abused or neglected horse can be a long process, but in the early stages it's important to teach him three basic skills.

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Horse Rescue 101: How and When to Take Action

That skin-and-bones horse in the junky pasture down the street is obviously ill-cared for. But is it neglect? Abuse? And if so, how should you handle it? We tell you when and how to safely step in--and how to avoid legal pitfalls.