Learn how to help a horse in need

Attend the American Horse Council webinar highlighting resources for helping at-risk horses.

Join the American Horse Council on Thursday May 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET to learn about some of the many resources available to help owners, horses at risk, and horses in transition.

Register in advance for this meeting no later than May 26, Noon ET.


The United Horse Coalition works to develop a safety net of nationwide programs to help horses and horse owners in need of assistance.

Ashley Harkins, Program Director for the United Horse Coalition will demonstrate the UHC Equine Resource Database, explore safety net programs available nationwide to help owners in need of assistance, share the UHC’s COVID Resource site, and reveal new initiatives planned for 2021.

The mission of the UHC is to advocate Responsible Ownership through education. One of the many facets of this mission is to inform owners about assistance options, not only during the pandemic, but in any type of hardship.

Included in the discussion will be Emily Stearns, Program Manager of the Equine Welfare Data Collective (EWDC). The EWDC is a program of the UHC to collect, analyze, and report data on at-risk equines, those in transition, and the multitude of equine welfare organizations working diligently to help those in need.

The webinar will conclude with updates coming from UHC Members A Home For Every Horse (AHFEH), the ASPCA/Right Horse Initiative, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) about some of the programs and initiatives they have been working on to help owners, at-risk horses, and horses in transition.

About the American Horse CouncilAs the national association representing all segments of the horse industry in Washington, D.C., the American Horse Council works daily to represent equine interests and opportunities.

About the United Horse CoalitionThe United Horse Coalition is a broad alliance of equine organizations that have joined together under the American Horse Council to educate the horse industry about the issues facing horses at-risk or in transition. We seek to provide information for existing and prospective owners, breeders, sellers, and horse organizations regarding the long-term responsibilities of owning and caring for horses, as well as focusing on the opportunities available for these horses. 




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