Unwanted Horse Coalition

The Unwanted Horse Coalition represents a broad alliance of equine organizations that have joined together under the American Horse Council to educate the horse industry about the unwanted horse issue.

The UHC grew out of the Unwanted Horse Summit, which was organized by the American Association of Equine Practitioners and held in conjunction with the American Horse Council’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in April 2005. The summit was held to bring key stakeholders together to start a dialogue on the plight of the unwanted horse in America. Its purpose was to develop consensus on the most effective way to work together to address this issue.

In June 2006, the Unwanted Horse Coalition was folded into the American Horse Council and now operates under its auspices.

Current Unwanted Horse Coalition Member Organizations
* American Association of Equine Practitioners
* American Paint Horse Association
* American Quarter Horse Association
* American Veterinary Medical Association
* Carriage Operators of North America
* The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association
* Emerald Downs
* The Jockey Club
* Maryland Horse Breeders Association
* Masters of Foxhounds Association of America
* Minnesota Horse Council
* National Horsemen’s Benevolent Protective Association
* National Thoroughbred Racing Association
* Oak Tree Racing Association
* Pinto Horse Association of America
* Sourcce Interlink Media
* Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
* AHC State Horse Council Committee
* Carriage Operators of North America
* Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
* United States Dressage Federation
* United States Equestrian Federation
* United States Polo Association
* U.S. Trotting Association
* Wisconsin Horse Council

Link: Unwanted Horse Coalition

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