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2009 Unwanted Horses Coalition Survey (Unwanted Horse Coalition)
Results of a 2009 study conducted by the Unwanted Horse Coalition to determine the scope of unwanted horses in America.
The Problem of the Unwanted Horse: Own Responsibly (Unwanted Horse Coalition)
What it means to act responsibly regarding the long-term needs of your horse.
How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Horses (Unwanted Horse Coalition)
Initiatives and activities you can undertake to help alleviate the problem of unwanted horses.
Considerations in Supporting Equine Rescue Efforts (Kentucky Horse Council)
Some key things to consider before donating or placing your horse with an organization or individual.
Minimum Standards of Care (Kentucky Horse Council)
Kentucky guidelines for equine minimum care standards.
The Heneke System of Body Condition Scoring (Kentucky Horse Council)
Determine a horse’s overall body condition in six key areas: back, ribs, shoulder, withers, neck, and tail head.
Rehabilitating the Neglected Horse: A Caregivers’ Guide (Unwanted Horse Coalition)
Basic care guidelines for rehabilitating the neglected horse.
Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit (The Jockey Club)
2010 Panel: Transitioning Thoroughbreds to Second Careers (video)
Beyond the Homestretch (LOPE)
Lynn Reardon shares her experiences in transitioning more than 800 ex-racehorses into new homes.
Retraining Racehorses: Back to the Basics with Tom Curtin, DVD (LOPE)
In this DVD, Tom Curtin works with ex-racehorses in demonstrating key principles in helping the horses adapt to new careers.
Homes For Horses Conference (Animal Welfare Institute Homes for Horses Coalition)
Presentations from the 2009 Homes for Horses Conference
Standardbreds – Life After Racing (USTA)
Information from the USTA on its Standardbred Equine Program, Standardbred horse shows and classes and Standardbred pleasure horse organizations.
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness (AAEP)
The AAEP offers horse owner’s preparedness tips for disease outbreaks and other catastrophic events.
Equine Infectious Disease Outbreak: AAEP Control Guidelines (AAEP)
A discussion of the AAEP’s Infectious Disease Control Guidelines
Tattoo Identification Service – General Information (The Jockey Club)
A free tattoo research tool from the Jockey Club, including the code for thoroughbred tattoos, and help with difficult tattoos.
Halters for Hope (USTA)
Halters from the harness racing’s top racehorses are sold to benefit horse rescue organizations that cater to Standardbreds.
Good Works for Horses (AAEP Foundation, Partnering with Pfizer Animal Health)
Honor a veterinarian who embodies the spirit of service to horses with a nomination to the Good Works for Horses.
Sponsored by the AAEP and Pfizer Animal Health.
Learn more about the versatility of the breed and opportunities for you and your Standardbred.
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Click here to view organizations listed with the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Aftercare program.