Want to get the most benefit from Help a Horse Day? This informative webinar will get you started on the right hoof and answer your questions about our equine-focused campaign.
As in years past, the fifth annual nationwide event on April 26, 2018, is held on behalf of homeless horses and those who care for them. Help a Horse Day is the perfect opportunity to supercharge your adoptions and improve equine welfare in your community. Plus, eligible organizations can win some of the $100,000 in prize money!
Why celebrate Help a Horse Day?
Increased visibility for your horses and organization
A national platform from which to spread your message
An opportunity to engage your community around adoption
A chance to win some of the $100,000 in grants
What’s different about the 2018 contest?
The official campaign launch is on Help A Horse Day, Thursday, April 26
You will NOT be required to host an event
The focus is on finding more homes for horses
This webinar is suited for any organization in the U.S. that helps equines and is interested in participating in Help a Horse Day 2018.
Dr. Emily Weiss, PhD, CAAB, oversees strategic direction of the ASPCA Equine Welfare program, a part of the ASPCA's Anti-Cruelty Group.
Weiss is a lifelong horse owner and trainer and has conducted research regarding adoption and rehoming of horses. Recently, she began leading the ASPCA's collaboration with The Right Horse Initiative, a collective of industry professionals and equine welfare advocates working to improve the lives of horses in transition by increasing training opportunities for horses and promoting adoption.
Weiss leads efforts such as a pilot program with veterinarians and global animal health company Zoetis to provide access to vital veterinary care and increase the likelihood horses can remain in their homes.
She also served as the ASPCA’s VP of Research & Development, overseeing research related to the animal sheltering field and developing assessment tools for shelter animals, including the SAFER assessment and Meet Your Match Canine-ality, Puppy-ality and Feline-ality. Before that she created training programs to improve husbandry and decrease stress for many zoo animals.
Weiss is co-editor of the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science and has published and lectured extensively in the field of applied animal behavior.