To anyone who has worked with Miniature horses, it’s no surprise that these little horses can have mighty big personalities. This is especially true with Henry, Maggie and Hope. These three “minis,” as Miniature horses are often called, were more than a handful. These horses had never been trained, and after their owner died, they […]
At just two days old, Owen was left an orphan. Without a mother, the wobbly kneed foal had nowhere to turn. And without proper nutrition and love from his mother, his life was in danger. Thanks to our supporters, our Equine Team rescued Owen just in time. But the heartbroken foal was still terribly weak. He
Equine Program Earns Accreditation by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to the Kentucky Humane Society Equine C.A.R.E. Program as of June 20, 2019. Accreditation signifies that the Kentucky Humane Society Equine C.A.R.E. Program
KHS receives ASPCA Grant to Create Horse Help Line UPDATE JANUARY 2020: We are grateful to the ASPCA for their support of our Horse Help Line in 2019. The grant has ended, and we do not have funding to provide financial aid to struggling horse owners. However, we can still provide free advice and may
Grant will support the creation of a national equine transport program The Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) has won a $150,000 grant from The Right Horse Initiative to create a national equine relocation program. KHS was one of four finalists competing for The Right Idea Grant Challenge for the most innovative plan for boosting equine adoptions.
Many people are curious about the free-roaming horses in the Appalachian region of Eastern Kentucky. Why are they there? How many? What is KHS doing to help? We explain in this post. Horses on coal reclamation sites Q: Why are they there? A: There are hundreds, if not thousands, of horses that have been