January 29, 2013
Rescue Central will provide assistance and expertise to help animal rescue groups operate more efficiently and effectively, build coalitions, discover new tools and techniques for funding their operations and attain the highest levels of animal care.
January 18, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States is forming a Responsible Horse Breeders Council composed of horse breeders around the country who are dedicated to improving horse welfare.
January 17, 2013
The Homes for Horses Coalition, a resource and representative voice of the nation’s horse rescue and sanctuary community, announced the appointment of Cindy Gendron as the program’s new coordinator.
January 11, 2013
A young Percheron horse named Teddy Bear was being bullied and beaten by a group of older stallions in an unsheltered pasture. He is regaining strength at Duchess Sanctuary and preparing for a new adoptive home.
December 21, 2012
"Shadow Trade," an investigation into Thai dog trafficking, wins The HSUS's 2012 ACE Documentary Film Grant. "Horsepower," the runner-up, touches on a variety of equine issues.
December 5, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is launching a new program to help horses rescued from cruelty and neglect cases or natural disasters.
November 12, 2012
One of dozens of starving horses removed from a Montana property, George was one of the most handsome -- and most high-strung -- of the horses rescued. He will find freedom to roam among nearly 200 other rescued horses on hundreds of acres at Duchess Sanctuary.
October 29, 2012
Two mustang mares were saved from slaughter, bailed out of the Nevada feedlot by the Ark Watch Foundation only hours before the truck was to depart for Canada. Rescued just a couple of weeks apart, the mares were transported to safety at the Duchess Sanctuary.
August 16, 2012
Minnie and four other thoroughbred mares rescued from a cruelty case are gaining strength at the Duchess Sanctuary before moving to our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch for training and eventual adoption.
August 3, 2012
Fabienne McIntosh first came to the DDHRAC in November 2011 to adopt a horse. Because she had very little horse experience, she began volunteering while waiting for the perfect horse to come along. When Fabienne first saw Hank, it was love at first sight.