Equine Welfare



A brochure highlighting the importance of setting up your estate so that your equine is cared for in the event of your death.

Estate Planning - A Guide for Horse Owners Brochure (PDF)

Unwanted Horse Coalition Materials Link

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Spotting a Sketchy Rescue

We should support good horse rescues. Since humane societies are rarely equipped to take in equines, these private organizations fill a huge need. However, some “rescues” are really scams, hoarders, or horse dealers in disguise. Here’s how to tell the altruists from the underhanded.

Please click on the link below to read this informative article written by Laura Rose, WHC District 4 President, on how to spot a sketchy rescue.


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The Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program Status -
June 12, 2017

Please click on the link below to view a PDF document of the Wild Horse and Burro Program Status presenation put out by The Bureau of Land Management.


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About the Animal Welfare Council:  
The members of the Animal Welfare Council support the 
use of animals in recreation, entertainment,  sport and industry. AWC is 
dedicated to advancing the responsible and humane use of animals in these activities.


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UHC Announces Availability of How to Start and Run a Rescue

Click below for all of the details.

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Unwanted Horse Resources & Support


Please click on the link below to go to the Unwanted Horse Council's website page that lists horse rescue facilities in the United States. This list was created by the American Horse Council's Unwanted Horse Coalition.

Unwanted Horse Council - List of Horse Rescue Facilities


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Free Listings for Equine Care Facilities and Rescues on the Nation's Largest Transactional Horse Website

Click below to read all of the details and a link to the UHC website.

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Updates...

Click below to be redirected to the Unwanted Horse Coalition website.


Unwanted Horse Coalition Website Link

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GAO Releases Horse Welfare Report

Important new information, please read all of the details by clicking on the link below!

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Announces Operation Gelding

Click below to be redirected to the Unwanted Horse Coalition website page for all of the details.


Unwanted Horse Coalition Operation Gelding Website Link

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Unwanted Horse Coalition Releases Best Practices Handbook

Washington, DC - January 4, 2010. The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has published a handbook entitled Best Practices: How Your Organization Can Help Unwanted Horses. The handbook is part of the UHC's continuing effort to get the horse community more involved in solving the problem of unwanted horses.

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Announcements and Notices

WHC Calendar of Upcoming Events

Want to know what equine related events and activities are going on in your area? Please click on the heading above to access a list of up-coming events and a form that you can complete and send to us to have your equine related activity added to this new calendar!

WHC Classified Ads

Exclusively for Wisconsin Horse Council members........

We are offering FREE classified ads on our website and in the newsletter!

Recreational Trail Aids (RTA) Program

This is a federal program administered in all states. Municipal governments and incorporated organizations are eligible to receive reimbursement for development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail-related facilities for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail uses.

Legal Transportation of Horses Across State Lines

WHC would like to share this important information with you courtesy of TheHorse.com. Please click here to access this excellent article.

Attention All WHC Members

Important information for all WHC Members! Please click below to read the details.

Great News for WHC Members!

Did you know that if you are a member of the Wisconsin Horse Council (WHC), you are also eligible for the American Horse Council's (AHC) Advantage Plan?


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