Below are links to recordings of webinars presented by the Homes for Horses Coalition. Our webinars present information from experts related to equine rescue, care, advocacy, and more.
Start Your Year Right: Create a Business Plan in One Hour
Join the Homes for Horses Coalition and Jo Anne Miller to create your equine rescue business plan. Learn all the important parts to help you create a roadmap to attract donors, write grants, and help with your overall fundraising efforts, as well as plan for a successful future! Use a free template and example business plan to guide your process.
Advocating for Donkeys: The Ejiao Act
Join the Homes for Horses Coalition and Alfonso Lopez with Brooke USA Foundation to learn more about the trade of Ejiao and how you can advocate for the Ejiao Act.
Eco-Friendly Solutions for Equine Rescues
Join the Homes for Horses Coalition and Megan Fellows of Carbon Hoofprint to learn how you and your equine rescue can implement more eco-friendly practices. We discuss the exciting future of sustainability, its importance to the horse world, and specific ideas and solutions for your organization.
What To Do Until the Vet Arrives
Join the Homes for Horses Coalition and Dr. Jennifer Dunlap to learn equine emergency response skills. This webinar introduces the basics of technical large animal rescue and highlights how to be effective during an equine emergency situation. Also included is a section on how to respond to common equine ailments and injuries until the vet arrives.
Wild Horse Care for the Horse Professional
Freedom Reigns Equine Sanctuary cares for 546 horses, mostly former wild mustangs, on over 4000 acres in California. Equine Manager Carrie Echezarreta discusses how she cares for such a large herd and what makes mustangs so different.
Healing with Horses: Integrating Animals Into a Therapeutic Setting
Equine assisted activities are increasingly utilized for a variety of populations. Dr. Megan Mueller of the Tufts University Pets and Well-Being Lab highlights relevant terminology, factors to consider when developing a therapeutic program, and how horses may participate in these settings. In addition, potential benefits and limitations of equine therapeutic interventions are discussed.
Advocacy Strategies for Equine Rescues
If you are a 501(c)(3) equine rescue, you CAN advocate for the issues you care about! This webinar shares relevant equine bills and steps you can take to help get them passed. Speakers include Dr. Joanna Grossman, Equine Program Director at the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), Holly Gann Bice, Director of Government Relations at the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), and Michele Patterson, Grassroots Advocacy and Outreach Manager at AWHC.
When Violence Reaches the Paddock: Providing Safekeeping for Equine Victims of Domestic Violence
Dr. Mary-Lou Randour and Nancy Blaney of AWI, alongside Myra Rasnick, Executive Director of the Ahimsa House, discuss how equine rescues can act as safe havens for equine victims of domestic violence. The discussion focuses on the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty, PAWS Act and associated grant opportunities, and how Ahimsa House has developed services to support victims and their beloved animals through family violence.
“Hiding in Plain Sight” Dangers Around Equine Facilities
Dr. Rebecca Gimenez Husted, technical large animal emergency rescue expert, shares some of the issues and potentially dangerous components of everyday barn life, as well as solutions and ways to reduce risk.
Donkeys Are Not Short Horses With Long Ears
Donkey expert Marjorie Farabee of TMR Rescue provides valuable information on the unique dietary needs, hoof care, and emotional needs of donkeys/burros. In addition, burro pack racing pros Brad and Amber Wann talk about and demonstrate the exciting sport of burro pack racing and the fun that donkey lovers can have participating with their long-eared friends.
Emergency Preparedness for Equine Rescues
Dr. John Madigan, DVM, Julie Atwood, and Dr. Rebecca McConnico, DVM, share their expertise on emergency preparedness for equine operations. Learn what to do when a disaster is looming and how to keep your equines safe and healthy in emergency situations.
Equine Investigations: Enhance Your Case
Garret Leonard, large animal branch manager of Code 3 Associates, joins the Homes for Horses Coalition to discuss equine investigations. Topics include investigations of cruelty or neglect and how to use your equine expertise to build a case.