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Retrained and Remarkable

The New Vocations team is constantly trying to brainstorm ways we can adopt out more horses. With the assistance of the WaterShed Animal Fund, we launched a program dubbed the “Retrained & Remarkable Challenge,” designed specifically to help these harder-to-place horses find homes.

Harnessing Data To Help More Horses

First off, understanding data of the problem we’re tackling enables us to advance the entire equine welfare effort. All we know now is that there aren’t currently enough resources to help all the horses that need assistance. We can’t know that improvement is happening if we don’t know where we started.

Quantity vs. Quality

The simple truth is that numbers equals lives and therefore, increasing quantity of lives saved is a critical goal to chase. Every adoption results in another open spot for the next at-risk horse. In addition, it is…

My Right Horse

As you have likely heard by now, The Right Horse Initiative’s main goal is to massively increase horse adoption in the United States. We believe there are many reasons why only an estimated 10,000…

Associations as Stakeholders

The Arabian Horse Association joined The Right Horse Initiative as a partner in May 2018 and is proud to be part of a collaborative group of industry professionals working together to increase adoption…

Trainers as Stakeholders

My name is Yvonne Barteau and I am a lifetime horse trainer. My husband, Kim, and I own and operate KYB Dressage and Horses Without Humans out of Rock Bluff Ranch in Bell, Florida. Forty years with…