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Equine Welfare Data Collective

New Equine Welfare Data Collective Launching Project to Understand the Metrics of Horses in Transition Goal is to enhance programming for transitioning and at-risk horses (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce the creation of the Equine Welfare Data Collective (EWDC), a collaborative effort to accumulate, analyze and apply data to  … Read more

UHC’s Operation Chip Program to Expand

April 19, 2018 “Chipping Clinics” to be introduced (Washington, DC)- The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Operation Chip program to equine rescues wishing to chip horses in their care. “We have seen a wonderful response to the Operation Chip program with equine organizations hosting Operation Gelding  … 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

Voucher Program

The Voucher Option Thank you for your interest in the UHC’s Operation Gelding program. Funding for gelding clinics and vouchers are on a first come – first serve basis. As of  April 23, 2018 the UHC has committed all available funds for the first half of 2018.  We are hopeful to resume funding additional clinics  … Read more