Disaster Preparedness Resources for Horse Owners

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With the threat of flooding upon a large portion of the state, it is important for horse owners to develop a plan for their barn and animals and make an evacuation plan before severe weather strikes. Below are some resources to help assist with this process:

Disaster Preparedness Resources for Horse Owners

Cameron Lowe, Currituck County Extension Director, wrote this article on preparing for Hurricanes and Floods:

https://currituck.ces.ncsu.edu/2015/09/horse-owners-should-be-prepared-in-the-event-of-a-hurricane-or-flood-event/

NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine had developed a list of resources related to disaster preparedness:

https://cvm.ncsu.edu/outreach/resources/disaster-preparedness/

24 Step Disaster Plan for Horse Owners:

http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/livestock/horse/documents/24StepDisasterPlan.pdf

NCAGR Horse Disaster Preparedness:
http://www.ncagr.gov/disaster/Livestock.htm

NCAGR 24 step horse disaster plan:
http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/livestock/horse/documents/24StepDisasterPlan.pdf

NCAGR Equine Disaster Responce Alliance:
http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/livestock/horse/EquineDisasterResponseAlliancePartners.htm

Emergency Boarding Facilities in NC accepting horses for evacuation:
http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/livestock/horse/directory/directory.asp?TOS=4

University of Florida Equine Hurricane Preparedness document:
http://www.floridahorse.com/HurricanePreparednessHorses.pdf