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:


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


24 Step Disaster Plan for Horse Owners:


NCAGR Horse Disaster Preparedness:

NCAGR 24 step horse disaster plan:

NCAGR Equine Disaster Responce Alliance:

Emergency Boarding Facilities in NC accepting horses for evacuation:

University of Florida Equine Hurricane Preparedness document:

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Photo of Lori StroudLori StroudExtension Asst. - Horse Husbandry (919) 515-5788 llstroud@ncsu.eduAnimal Science - NC State University
Updated on Oct 2, 2015
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