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

Community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses:*Missing
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Our organization operates programs or activities involved with animals other than horses.*Missing

POLICIES

Acquisition
Horses/equines are acquired from the following sources: *Missing
Donation *Missing
Free Lease *Missing
Purchase/Adoption from Owner *Missing
Purchase from auction, kill pen or feedlot *Missing
Return *Missing
Surrender *Missing
Seizure *Missing
Abandonment *Missing

Our organization will accept the following:
Geldings*Missing
Mares*Missing
Pregnant Mares*Missing
Foals*Missing
Stallions*Missing
Only Stallions to be castrated*Missing
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.


Our organization will accept the following breeds:
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    Appaloosa*Missing
    Donkey/Mule/Burro*Missing
    Arabian*Missing
    Draft*Missing
    Mustang*Missing
    Friesian*Missing
    Hackney*Missing
    Miniature Horse*Missing
    Morgan*Missing
    National Show Horse*Missing
    Paint*Missing
    Quarter Horse*Missing
    Standardbred*Missing
    Tennessee Walking Horse*Missing
    Thoroughbred*Missing
    Warm Blood*Missing
    Mixed Breed*Missing
    Other*Missing
    Andalusian/Lusitano*Missing
    Icelandic Horse*Missing
    Haflinger*Missing
    Norwegian Fjord*Missing
    Gypsy Vanner*Missing
    Feral/Wild*Missing
    Paso Fino*Missing
    Pinto*Missing
    Appendix Quarter Horse*Missing
    Rocky Mountain Horse*Missing
    Missouri Fox Trotter*Missing

Intake, Assessment & Training
Following arrival of the equine at the facility, the following is performed:
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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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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: