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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

UHC Announces New Program ‘Operation Chip’

January 10, 2018 Program will be an addition to Operation Gelding (Washington, DC)- Starting in 2018, the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) will be offering a new service to its popular Operation Gelding program called “Operation Chip.” “The industry as a whole is moving towards microchipping as the preferred method of identification,” said UHC Director Ashley  … Read more

Operation Chip

Lack of identification is a major barrier to safe transitions for horses in the United States. By providing easy access to microchipping for horse owners and horse rescues, the UHC hopes to achieve the industry’s collaborative goal of Owning Responsibly and providing opportunities for at-risk horses.    There are two different ways in which organizations  … 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

UHC’s Operation Gelding Receives Grant from AAEP Foundation

$10,000 grant marks 7th year of support for the program (Washington, DC)- The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has awarded the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) a grant of $10,000 to support its Operation Gelding program. Operation Gelding provides funds and materials to help groups nationwide organize low-and no-cost clinics for owners who might  … Read more

UHC Releases New Educational Documents

July 25, 2017 Handouts provide information on finding a horse, horse care, and more (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce the addition of several new educational documents available to the industry and the general public. These handouts are available on the UHC’s website under Before You Buy and Options for  … Read more