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UHC Hosts Annual Meeting, Operation Gelding to be Expanded

June 20, 2016 – Washington, D.C.  The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) held its annual meeting on Monday, June 13, 2016, during the American Horse Council’s Annual Convention and National Issues Forum at the Washington Court Hotel.Attendees included 31 members of the UHC as well as 21 representatives from other equine industry organizations interested in reducing  … Read more

Unwanted Horse Coalition Updates

Unwanted Horse Coalition Website     The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is excited to announce the launch of its new website. In addition to general information about the UHC and the unwanted horse issue, the site also features membership and donation information for those looking to contribute to the UHC’s mission. Like the old website,  … Read more

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 schedule September 17, 2016Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue, Ashland, KY  October 8, 2016Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue, Mandan, ND  

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* NOTE:  These forms are applicable for clinics held prior to December 31, 2016.  Organizations must apply prior to November 30, 2016.  Please contact the UHC first to determine if funds are still available.  New forms and guidelines will be posted in November for use in 2017.Operation Gelding Funding Application Online  … Read more

Books for Purchase

Books for Purchase How to Start and Run and Rescue The UHC offers Dr. Jennifer Williams’ book, How to Start and Run and Rescue. The book, which was donated to the UHC by member organization, The Equine Network, in 2012 is a valuable resource for those looking to start a rescue or for established equine  … Read more

What are my options if my horse dies or must be humanely euthanized?

There are several commonly used methods of equine carcass disposal including burial, landfills, composting, incineration, rendering, and biodigesters. Regulations regarding disposal vary greatly from state to state. In some locales, it is illegal to bury a chemically euthanized horse because the high levels of barbiturate make the carcass an environmental hazard. The average cost to  … 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