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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

Operation Gelding Receives Grant from AAEP Foundation to Expand Program

Washington, D.C.—August 11, 2016. The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has awarded the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) a grant of $10,000 to support expansion of the Operation Gelding program.Operation Gelding provides funds and materials to help groups nationwide organize low-and no-cost clinics for owners who might not otherwise be able to afford to  … Read more

Reflections on a New Job

A small part of the job, but one of my favorites, is to discover and share good news about unwanted horses becoming wanted again.

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

UHC Roundup

Introducing the UHC Roundup The UHC Media Roundup is now the UHC Roundup, a publication with a new name and a broader scope.  In addition to  news articles and events, the UHC Roundup highlights member programs and success stories spanning all breeds, disciplines, and regions, plus it has a new photo feature.  If you wish to  … Read more

Current Clinic Schedule

Current clinic schedule   September 17, 2016 Lee Veterinary Clinic, Hawley, MN October 8, 2016 Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue, Mandan, ND Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue & Retirement, Winfield, KS October 15, 2016 Iowa State University Student Chapter of AAEP, Ames, IA October 23, 2016 Community Equine Outreach of Eastern Washington, Benton City, WA TBD  … Read more

Support Operation Gelding

Support Operation Gelding If you would like to help reduce the number of unwanted horses, please make a donation to Operation Gelding through the American Horse Council Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Please Click Here to donate via PayPal  You can also support Operation Gelding buy purchasing one of these amazing books. If purchased directly  … 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