Unwanted Horse Coalition Media Roundup

Horse Castration: From Colt or Stallion to Gelding

According to Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, MS, castration is normally performed on colts to make them more tractable and easier to handle. The mature, intact male horse becomes progressively more difficult to train and more aggressive as it gets older.

New Career Barrels of Fun for Retired Giant

When 17hh gelding Colicchio retired from the stables of Caulfield trainer Clinton McDonald in late 2014, a second career in barrel racing isn’t what most astute judges predicted.

New Vocations Featured in The Chronicle of the Horse “Untacked” Magazine

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is honored and proud to be featured in a 4-page article that appeared in the May/June 2016 issue of The Chronicle of the Horse Untacked magazine.

EQUUS Foundation Announces 2016 Champion Scholarship Recipients

The EQUUS Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s Champions of Equine Service Scholarships to seven equine volunteers who logged hundreds of hours in support of organizations in the Equine Welfare Network.

Cathy Wieschhoff on Natural Horsemanship for OTTBs

As an eventer based in Lexington, Kentucky – the heart of Thoroughbred country – Cathy Wieschhoff has plenty of experience with OTTBs. Cathy and Sheldon were one of five Thoroughbred Makeover demo participants who wowed audiences at Rolex this year.

Extreme Mustang Makeover competition: 100 days to train a wild mustang

Wish Come True – it’s not just a random name, but how Wanette Wilson explains the wild mustang that she was given nearly 100 days to train in the Extreme Mustang Makeover competition.

Morris County Teen has a Knack for Taming Wild Horses

Cat Zimmerman was just 12 years old when she picked up her first mustang for the Extreme Mustang Makeover Youth Challenge. She and that horse, “Comacheria,” better known as Monche, ended up fourth overall out of 17 competitors. Now 14, Zimmerman, Morristown, is starting out with a new mustang to participate in this year’s challenge.

Horse Ownership is a Large Investment

Shelters take in a variety of horses. Some have been abused, some are sick or injured and some are left simply because their owners can’t take care of them anymore. That’s because people often get into horse ownership without fully understanding the commitment they are making.

Wild Horses Transformed in Extreme Mustang Makeover at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center was host to genuine American mustangs and their trainers as they showcased their newfound partnerships to a packed house.