Horse Rescue News

Front Range Equine Rescue, established in 1997, is working to prevent the abuse and neglect of horses through rescue and education.

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Recent Horse Rescue, Horse Slaughter, and Wild Horse News


BLM Reverses Sale With Limitation Policy

Posted: March 26, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management recently reversed its 2018 wild horse and burro sales policy change which allowed a single buyer to purchase up to 24 captured wild horses (or burros) per day — no questions asked and no waiting period.

Horse Racing Integrity Act Reintroduced in Congress

Posted: March 22, 2019

For many years, the drug crisis in the horse racing industry has led to the premature deaths of thousands of horses. The problem started in 1980 when Congress decided to leave it up to individual states to come up with their own rules on what drugs to allow in horse racing.

US Department of Agriculture Coddles and Excuses…

Posted: March 13, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to coddle and tolerate serious violations of the Horse Protection Act (HPA), meting out token and virtually meaningless penalties for people who’ve repeatedly harmed Tennessee Walking Horses in order to win ribbons at horse shows.

Shop to Save At Risk Horses

Posted: March 6, 2019

Join us in speaking up for America’s horses and ending their abuse. Wearing one of these special tees shows others you care about horses and their welfare.

Equine Therapy Programs Working Wonders

Posted: February 25, 2019

“Small steps, big results. This is what equine healing success looks like.” -The Healing Powers of HorsesEquine Facilitated Therapy (EFT) is a fast-growing, highly effective therapeutic mental health treatment being used across the nation. EFT is used for everything from trauma and addiction recovery to therapeutic riding for special needs, including autism.

Understanding Your Horse’s Body Condition Score

Posted: February 22, 2019

Body Condition Scoring is a great way to judge a horse’s shape and how it affects his/her overall health. Regardless of use, body condition influences all aspects of your horse’s life and well-being. A good score for most horses, including performing and growing horses, is between a five and a six.

Animal Cruelty to Become Federal Felony if…

Posted: February 5, 2019

The U.S. Senate appears to be on the verge of passing a bill called the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT Act), that would establish malicious animal cruelty as a federal felony.

Federal Legislation Announced to Ban Horse Slaughter

Posted: January 31, 2019

The legislation would prohibit the sale and transport of equines for slaughter which would prevent horse slaughter plants from operating in the U.S. and also ending the export of U.S. horses across our borders to Mexico and Canada for this purpose.

Tips To Safely Re-Home Your Horse

Posted: December 18, 2018

One of the most important things when re-homing a horse is to allow enough time to advertise for a new home in order to locate a safe, qualified placement.

Adoption Alumni Update – Anna

Posted: December 17, 2018

In June 2012, we saved a little paint filly we named Anna from a low-end auction in Colorado. In 2014, Anna was adopted to a wonderful home!