Become a Member

Our members are the heart and soul of the United Horse Coalition, and they are the driving force behind the work we do. By becoming a member, industry-based organizations can participate in making decisions about the Coalition’s nationwide efforts to help reduce the number of unwanted horses.

Organizational membership in the UHC is available at several levels.  If you are interested in becoming a member, contact the UHC Director for details, or apply online.

Full Membership: $5,000
Allows an organization to participate in all meetings, committees, activities, and decisions of the Coalition. Full members have two votes on matters requiring decision or recommendation.

Associate Membership: $2,500
Allows an organization to participate in meetings, committees, activities, and decisions of the Coalition. Associate members have one vote on matters requiring a decision or recommendation.

(Full and Associate memberships are only open to equine organizations that are organizational members of the American Horse Council at the $1,500 level and above.)

Supporting Membership: $1,000
Allows an organization to participate in meetings, committees, and activities of the Coalition. Supporting members do not have a vote.

NEW for 2018: Non-Profit Membership: $25
The UHC recognizes the need to provide resources and information for equine care facilities, rescues, and sanctuaries around the country. As such, we have created a “Nonprofit Membership” for these types of organizations that wish to be a part of the UHC, at a very minimal cost. Members should be organizations that are actively committed to advocating for “Owning Responsibly,” organizations that strive to provide collaborative partnerships with the horse industry. and be a registered 501(c)(3).

A special THANK YOU to A Home for Every Horse for their support of this membership!

THE UHC WOULD LIKE TO THANK ITS MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT AND LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOUR ORGANIZATION IN THE FUTURE!

The UHC does not have individual-level memberships at this time.  If you are interested in supporting the mission of the UHC, please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the UHC through the American Horse Council Foundation, a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity.  Help prevent unwanted horses today!

Owning Responsibly:

The United Horse Coalition is a broad alliance of equine organizations that have joined together under the American Horse Council to educate the horse industry about the problem of horses at-risk or in transition. We seek to provide information for existing and prospective owners, breeders, sellers, and horse organizations regarding the long-term responsibilities of owning and caring for horses, as well as focusing on the opportunities available for these horses.

Our Mission:

Through industry collaboration, the UHC promotes education and options for at-risk and transitioning horses.

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