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Uhc Releases New Operation Gelding Program Policies for 2017

November 3, 2016 – The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) released new policies and procedures for organizations wishing to host no- or low-cost gelding clinics through the Operation Gelding program. The new policies take effect January 1, 2017, and applications for 2017 clinics are now being accepted. The UHC voted in June 2016 to expand the  … Read more

2017 Operation Gelding CLINIC Forms

Information and Forms for Clinics scheduled in 2017 Beginning in January 2017, the UHC will offer organizations that host low- or no-cost gelding clinics up to $100 per horse gelded.   Thanks to the DeWitt Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, we will meet and surpass our original goals for this year! If  … Read more

2016 Operation Gelding Information and Forms

Information and Forms for 2016 Clinics  The deadline for 2016 clinics was November 30, 2016.  If you have an emergency situation, contact the UHC office at uhc@horsecouncil.org or 202-296-4031 to discuss. The UHC is accepting applications for 2017 at this time. Note: Organizations that hosted a clinic in 2016 are eligible to apply for funds to host a clinic  … Read more

UHC Meets During AHC’s Annual Meeting; Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Washington, DC—June 30, 2015. The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) met on Monday, June 15, during the American Horse Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum. Attendees heard presentations by member organizations, including The Jockey Club, The Equine Network, and the United States Trotting Association, on their current activities regarding unwanted horses. In addition, Matt  … Read more

UHC Publishes Estate Planning Guide

Provides valuable information on preparing for the future (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce a new publication, “Estate Planning: A Guide for Equine Owners,” is now available. “Unfortunately, the UHC receives quite a few calls about horses whose owners have passed away, and the next of kin or friend is  … Read more

UHC to Participate in #GivingTuesday

Unwanted Horse Coalition to Participate in #GivingTuesday   #UNselfie contest to take place for second year in a row Washington, D.C. —The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) will be celebrating #GivingTuesday by hosting an #UNselfie contest to promote giving and gelding on the global day of philanthropy.  Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on  … Read more

The Saving of Blake

The story of Blake was provided to the UHC by Anita Markiewicz, President, Hope for Horses, Inc. Hope for Horses, Inc. is dedicated to rehabilitating retraining if needed and rehoming or promoting displaced horses. Educating the general public and the equestrian public by holding or attending events, participating in shows and competitions, along with providing for  … Read more