EQUINE WELFARE NETWORK GUARDIAN PROFILE

We are proud to be an EQUUS Foundation Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

MISSION & PROGRAMS

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POLICIES

Acquisition
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Purchase/Adoption from Owner *Missing
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Our organization will accept the following:
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Definitions:
Donated: The ownership and custody of the horse is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a donation document.
Free Lease: The ownership of the horse is maintained by the owner/trainer/responsible agent; the custody and responsibility for the shelter and care of the horse is transferred to the organization utilizing a free lease document.
Purchased: The ownership and custody of the horse is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a purchase document.
Surrendered: The ownership and custody of the horse is relinquished to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent without the use of a donation document.
Seized: The ownership and custody of the horse is transferred to the organization as a result of the horse being seized by law enforcement or another agency and removed from the owner.
Abandoned: The ownership and custody of the horse is transferred to the organization as a result of the horse being abandoned by the owner or the owner was unable to be located.
Returned: The horse was previously a part of the organization, was adopted, and ownership and custody of the horse has been transferred back to the organization.

Feral/Wild Horse: Free-roaming horses that are descendants of the domesticated horse and have no or limited human contact.

Foal: An equine up to one year old; a colt is a male foal and a filly is a female foal.
Mare: A female equine.
Stallion: A male equine that has not been castrated.
Gelding: A castrated male equine.


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Intake, Assessment & Training
The organization requires the following with respect to the health status of the horse prior to acceptance and arrival at the organization:
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The organization has the following policies in place prior to a horse being accepted and/or arriving at the facility:
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Horses are assessed for following skills and behaviors:
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Following arrival at the facility, the following is performed:
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The typical length of quarantine is:   *Missing

Horses provided formal training (groundwork or riding):   *Missing

Breeding
The organization has the following policies related to breeding and stallions:
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Euthanasia
The organization has the following policies related to euthanasia:
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Horses will be euthanized upon the recommendation of:
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The following are authorized to administer the procedure for your organization in accordance with state laws:
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The organization utilizes the following methods of euthanasia:
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Rehoming
Our organization has the following policies and procedures related to horses that need to be retired, are no longer useful, or are no longer manageable:
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Does your organization provide horses to any facility to use in research or medical training? *Missing

Does your organization sell, donate or give a horse to an auction? *Missing

FACILITY INFORMATION

Total facilities at which our organization cares for and shelters horses used in our programs: