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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 Information & 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

Giving Tuesday

What is Giving Tuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  … Read more

About Operation Gelding

Operation Gelding One of the UHC’s most successful programs, Operation Gelding, began in August 2010. Operation Gelding provides guidance, materials, promotional, and financial support to groups that wish to host low- or no-cost gelding clinics. The impetus for these clinics is that the castration of a stallion will help prevent overbreeding, in turn reducing the number of unwanted  … Read more

2016 Operation Gelding Information and Forms

Information and Forms for Clinics scheduled in 2016 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  … Read more

Vet OG Interest Form

Thank you for your interest in the UHC’s Operation Gelding Program. Without the assistance of veterinarians around the country, programs like this would not exist. Together, we can reduce the number of unwanted horses. Please fill out the form below, and we will contact you with details as soon as possible. 

Rescued Standardbred Heals Wounds: Myrna’s Story

The UHC Blog: Guest ColumnBy: Lisa Schadt, President Manito Life CenterMany years ago, when my riding school was fairly new, I received a phone call from a veterinarian who had met a Standardbred horse on one of her farm visits.  The horse was at risk of being euthanized or sold at auction, as she had  … Read more