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The United States Equestrian Federation
Equestrian group organizing homes for horses displaced by hurricane.
The United States Equestrian Federation is gathering a group of
possible farms and veterinarians willing to help any horses or
ponies displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Place Your Facility on the USEF Hurricane Equine Relief List
you have a facility or pasture which you can offer to house
refugee horses and ponies, victims of Hurricane Katrina, please
email your name, address, phone number and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org , or at 859-225-6993, (please
email if at all possible as we expect a heavy load of calls.)
If you can volunteer veterinary services please submit your
contact information. The USEF is posting a listing by state of
these facilities and services for horses and ponies on our website.
The list will be accessed by going to www.usef.org, on the right side of the homepage
click on Hurricane Katrina Equine Relief.
National HBPA creating network to assist
hurricane victims. With
word that some Louisiana horsemen have been displaced by Hurricane
Katrina, the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective
Association is putting together an action network of people and
farms willing to help.
Also the horsemen are looking for donations through the "National
HBPA Foundation/National Assistance Fund," which will be earmarked
for Hurricane Katrina Horsemen’s relief. Any donations to
the foundation, which are tax-deductible, by check should be noted
as Hurricane Katrina Fund on the memo line.
National HBPA Makes Appeal for Assistance
In an open letter to horsemen across the country, the National
Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association is making an
appeal on the behalf of displaced Louisiana horsemen. Read the
letter on Blood
More information can be obtained or donations can be sent to the National
HBPA Foundation / National Assistance Fund
4063 Iron Works Parkway, B- Lexington, KY 40511.
Calls can be made to:
Office: (859) 259-0451 or Fax: (859) 259-0452
Several Organizations Join Forces to Help Animal Victims
Horse Protection Coalition, Texas-based Habitat
for Horses, and the Louisiana Equine Council have
joined forces to provide aid for the animal victims of Hurricane
Katrina. Financial contributions are needed and can
be made through the group’s website:
Humane’s Animal Emergency Services Heads in for the
Animal Victims of Hurricane Katrina!
is on the Way! Update -- August 31, 2005.
The American Humane Association is deploying its rescue rig
to join its fleet of vehicles and volunteer responders
already staged in Mississippi, ready to respond to the
needs of Hurricane Katrina’s
American Horse Council
In light of Hurricane
Katrina, The American Horse Council Foundation is currently accepting
donations to assist the needs of horse owners and their horses
in the states which were affected by this natural disaster, particularly
Louisiana and Mississippi.
The current situation in these states
is dire; the people and their horses are in great need of our help.The
proceeds of this Hurricane Relief fund will assist horse owners
and their horses.
The American Horse Council Foundation,
under the leadership of its Board, will determine where the funds
will best be utilized to help these people and animals in need.
This catastrophe has captured the hearts of horse people everywhere.
We feel it is our responsibility as the American Horse Council
Foundation to help in any way we can. We
would like to thank to equine community for the generosity we know
it will be all too willing to bestow upon this extremely important
cause” said Jay Hickey, Foundation President.
The American Horse Council Foundation is a Section 501(3)
organization under the internal revenue code. Contributions
to it are tax-deductible as charitable contributions.
If you have any questions
or would like to make a donation, please call the American
Horse Council Foundation at 202-296-4031.