The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has initiated a program called Operation Gelding, whereby the coalition will provide funds and materials to assist organizations, associations, and event organizers that wish to sponsor clinics to which horse owners can bring their stallions to be castrated. A number of associations have sponsored such clinics and the UHC wants to help more organizations, associations, and event organizers get involved in this effort.
This initiative is made possible by a special gift from the American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation (AAEP) and the UHC; both organizations have donated seed money to get the program started. Operation Gelding is patterned after several initiatives undertaken by horse associations, organizations, and event organizers around the country.
“The Coalition has focused on raising awareness about the unwanted issue for the first few years of its existence,” said David Foley, executive director of the AAEP. “We are now able to start offering some tangible programs that help address the problem. Hopefully this will be the first of many.” Read full article at TheHorse.com >>