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Media Roundup

The UHC continues to spread the word about unwanted horses through its monthly Media Roundup. The news summary is sent out via e-mail and contains articles that detail what organizations in the community are doing to understand and help solve the problem. It also reports on the activities within the UHC.Media Roundup resumed in March  … Read more

Current Clinic Schedule

Current clinic scheduleApril 23, 2016Gentle Spirit Horses, Harrisburg, SD  Texas A&M Student Chapter of AAEP, College Station, TX  April 30, 2016LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Student Chapter of AAEP, Baton Rouge, LA May 7, 20163 Sisters Equine Refuge, Sisters, ORMay 14, 2016Minnesota Horse Council, Stillwater, MNCyclone Veterinary Service, Williston, FLMay 21, 2016Animal Hospital of Omak, Omak,  … Read more

Host a Clinic

Host a Clinic Submit a Funding Application Any organization, association, or group can participate in the UHC’s Operation Gelding program. The UHC wants to involve as many groups as possible. Past groups have included veterinary schools, equine rescues, and 4-H clubs, among others A Funding Application should be submitted to the UHC at least 30  … Read more

Operation Gelding Forms

Operation Gelding Forms and Documents Operation Gelding Funding Application Online Form × Submit a Funding Application Operation Gelding Funding Application Operation Gelding Participant Application Operation Gelding Signed Consent Form Operation Gelding Veterinary Statement How to Conduct a Clinic Operation Gelding Participant Info Aftercare Instructions

Additional Info

Additional Info Before You Buy What to Expect When Owning a Horse So you have decided that you want to take the leap and the join millions of others who own a horse? Much like any large animal, horses rank high in the category of responsibility. With improvements in nutrition and health care, horses are  … Read more

UHC Materials

UHC Materials UHC handbook, Own Responsibly: Guidance for Current and Potential Horse Owners from the Unwanted Horse Coalition A handbook that includes detailed chapters on the responsibilities of horse ownership. UHC handbook, Best Practices: How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Horses A handbook that details initiatives and activities organizations can undertake to help reduce the  … Read more

Issues – Additional Info

Additional Info The “Unwanted” Horse in the U.S. The issue of the large number of unwanted horses in the U.S. first came to light following the 2001 Foot and Mouth disease epidemic in Europe. The European consumer’s concern with eating beef resulted in an increase in their consumption of horsemeat. This change drew media attention  … Read more

Unwanted Horses

Unwanted Horses In 2007 it was estimated that approximately 170,000 horses go unwanted each year. These so-called “unwanted horses” may be sick, injured, or old. They may be unmanageable, unridable, or dangerous, or may have otherwise failed to meet their owner’s expectations. In many cases, unwanted horses are healthy horses that become more of a  … Read more

Member Organizations

Member OrganizationsThe UHC is funded by its member organizations and by donations from caring individuals and groups.Current members include:Full MembersAmerican Association of Equine PractitionersAmerican Quarter Horse AssociationAmerican Veterinary Medical AssociationThe Jockey ClubNational Thoroughbred Racing AssociationUnited States Equestrian FederationUnited States Trotting AssociationAssociate MembersAmerican Paint Horse AssociationArabian Horse AssociationMinnesota Horse CouncilNational Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective AssociationThe Equine  … Read more