Hurricane Harvey has wrecked havoc on the state of Texas, leaving families and animals fighting for their lives and in dire need of help. Below is a list of trusted non-profit organizations helping Hurricane Harvey horses with disaster relief. Whether you can donate $10 or $1,000, no donation is too small. Please consider donating to help horses affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Having originated during the aftermath of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, the Equine Disaster Relief Fund was formed to help ensure the safety and well-being of horses during trying times. Money donated to the Equine Disaster Relief Fund is used to prepare for disasters and assists equines of any breed who are victims of disasters including but not restricted to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, blizzards, and fires. Money donated to the fund is held by US Equestrian in an account dedicated for this purpose and distributed only upon authorization of the US Equestrian Chief Executive Officer. Any donation to the Equine Disaster Relief Fund is a timely and efficient benefit for horses and horse owners.
The AAEP Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization created in 1994, serves as the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) to improve the welfare of the horse
National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association
The National HBPA Foundation (NHBPAF), a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) fund, was developed as a safety net for horsemen when other forms of assistance are unavailable or have been exhausted after disaster strikes
PATH International Disaster Relief Fund
Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.), a federally-registered 501(c3) nonprofit, was formed in 1969 as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association to promote equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) for individuals with special needs