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Katy Carter

March 15, 2013

Madman Or Mad Genius?

Ahh, the pageantry and beauty of the hunt meet are a sight to behold.

Mr. Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds have been gathering since 1912 in the pristine country near Unionville, Pa. They are 90 or so horse-and-rider combinations strong on a Saturday morning—spotless, spit-shined and anticipating a great day of sport.

Ninety or so horses, riders and one self-proclaimed lunatic in running shoes, that is.

Michael W. Dickinson hunts on foot. In the first field.

May 16, 2008

The Unwanted Horse Council Is Tackling A Growing Problem

Organizations of all breeds and disciplines are joining the campaign for responsible horse ownership.

In recent months, attention by major newspapers has shed national light on the issue of the unwanted horse. Headlines in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, along with regional papers such as the Denver Post and others, continue to report on the apparent increase in the number of unwanted, neglected or abandoned equines across the country.

May 16, 2008

Unwanted Horse Coalition Member Organizations

  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Paint Horse Association
  • American Quarter Horse Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • The Califor

May 16, 2008

Available Resources for Unwanted Horses

The Unwanted Horse Coalition

The Problem Of The Unwanted Horse brochure (UHC)

Own Responsibly: Guidance For Current And Potential Horse Owners (UHC)

Own Responsibly informational flyer (UHC)

American Horse Council’s Care And Handling Guidelines for Horse Owners (AHC)

Charitable Contributions Of Horses (AHC)

What To Expect When Owning A Horse (AAEP)

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