Natural Disasters

The National Equine Emergency Evacuation Directory is a free online resource. It connects people needing to evacuate with a network of volunteers offering stabling, transportation, search and rescue, and other services, like veterinarians and farriers. www.nationalequineemergencydirectory.com

Fleet of Angels is a national nonprofit organization that provides assistance to horse owners in emergencies. It coordinates with FEMA and national agencies, state emergency offices, and other groups during a crisis to provide accurate information, advice, and effective services. www.fleetofangels.org

Disaster Planning for You and Your Horse from Ontario County, NY has excellent in-depth advice and more templates for recording everything you will need to keep track of. co.ontario.ny.us/DocumentCenter/View/19/Horse_Disaster_Plan?bidId=

Fire! Flood! Earthquake! What Do I Do With My Horse?! From the City of Los Angeles and the Mount Nebo Mountain Ridge Riders. Excellent guide for dealing with the disasters that are so familiar to Californians. www.hcbc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Fire-Flood-Eathquake-2015.pdf

Louisiana State Animal Response Team has several guides and checklists for preparedness and evacuation procedures. Those include several pages for recording important information. https://lsart.org/for-horse-owners.pml

Markel Insurance developed an excellent guide for preparing for hurricanes. https://bit.ly/3KBCncH

Colorado State Extension Service has this guide for wildfire preparedness. https://bit.ly/3nSM5xq

University of California at Davis provides excellent guides for dangers, symptoms, and treatment for horses exposed to wildfire smoke. https://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/news/guidelines-horses-exposed-wildfire-smoke

 https://ceh.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/health-topics/wildfire-smoke-and-horse

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