Basic Guidelines for Operating an Equine Rescue or Retirement Facility

Animal Welfare Institute (2011)

24 pages; $1

Caring for equines is a significant, time consuming, and long-term commitment not to be entered into lightly. This updated booklet is designed especially for use by non-profit equine rescue and retirement facilities, and provides basic standards of care for operating a high-welfare facility. Topics include conducting health assessments, maintaining proper enclosures and shelter, processing new arrivals, handling adoptions, diet, dental care, and more.