Registration opens for 2023 ASPCA Right Horse Summit

Deadline is Aug. 4 for September meeting of equine welfare leaders in Kentucky

The 2023 ASPCA Right Horse Summit, scheduled for September 19-21 in Lexington, Kentucky, will bring together industry pioneers and leaders in equine welfare for three days of discussion and ideation for the benefit of at-risk horses. The fifth annual summit, this year’s event continues to be a manifestation of the collective of partners and programs that give life to the equine adoption movement.


The summit is open to anyone with a passion for helping horses and advancing equine adoption. Previous conferences have been attended by equine advocates and rescue professionals, veterinarians and equine industry members.

ASPCA Right Horse Adoption Partners, active Warm-Up Ring groups and non-profit Industry Partners are eligible for travel reimbursement available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are encouraged to register here by August 4 to guarantee free conference swag items.

Opportunities and resources

Hosted by the ASPCA Right Horse program, the summit schedule includes opportunities to engage with and learn from a variety of industry professionals and equine shelters and rescues around key topics related to increasing equine adoption and building safety net options for horse owners.  

A variety of resources, experiences with live horses, networking opportunities, equine photography support and more will be offered. This year, attendees will also participate in a hands-on liberty training clinic featuring Patrick Sullivan of Gamilah Unbridled/Modern-Day Horsemanship.

Increasing equine adoption

“Partners of the ASPCA Right Horse program continue to make incredible strides in their respective communities and corners of the equine industry by helping more horses find homes, providing critical resources and spreading awareness to elevate the welfare of all equines,” said Christie Schulte Kappert, senior director of ASPCA Equine Welfare.

“The power of the ASPCA Right Horse program lies in our collaborations and we look forward to welcoming partners and newcomers alike in person this September to convene around our shared goal of increasing equine adoption.”

For more information, call (646) 291-4543 or visit the event page.




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