Hurricane Katrina Equine Relief Efforts:

Horse People Helping Horse People!

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The United States Equestrian Federation

National Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association


The National Horse Protection Coalition - Hurricane Katrina help.


American Humane


The American Horse Council


American Quarter Horse Association

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You Can Help Equine Hurricane Victims

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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

If 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 , 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, on the right side of the homepage click on Hurricane Katrina Equine Relief.

National HBPA

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 Louisiana

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

The National 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:

American Humane’s Animal Emergency Services Heads in for the Animal Victims of Hurricane Katrina!

Help 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 animal victims.

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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.


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