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Appaloosa  Gelding Age: 23 Height: 14.1 hands
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Offered by Kentucky Equine Adoption Center
Nicholasville, KY
Best career/placement option for repurposing Apache:
    Non-Sport-Related Work
    Pasture Mate

Where is Apache located?

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Apache is located at Kentucky Equine Adoption Center, 1713 Catnip Hill Rd, Nicholasville, KY 40356.

Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 70
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 1  Run-in sheds: 11
Pastures: 11  Paddocks/Pens: 1
Covered Outdoor Rings: 1
Horses have assigned stalls in the structure(s).
Horses are stalled for 1-3; hours per day, on average.
The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    All pastures are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
    Pastures have natural protection for equines (i.e., trees)
    Pastures have man-made protection for equines (i.e., shelters)

The following describes the turnout areas other than pastures at this facility:
    All turnout areas are fenced to prevent escape or injury

How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
    Equines are out 24/7 except they are brought in to feed
    Equines are out 24/7 except when they are being trained
    Equines are out 24/7 except when they are used for the conduct of the organization's programs

The following items are consistent with our feed management plan and practices:
    Equines are provided with individualized feeding plans, including supplements, according to age and any health issues
    Feed plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Supplement plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Equines are fed in individual stalls
    Equines are fed in groups
    Staff and volunteers are trained in proper feed measurements and protocols and observed periodically to ensure they are feeding correctly
    The feed chart is centrally located and updated as needed
    The area(s) where hay, feed, grain, and supplements are stored are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals in rodent-proof and mold-proof containers and grain bins
    Feed, supplements and hay types are clearly labeled
    Water sources, i.e., buckets, troughs, automatic waterers, etc. are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals
    Medications are kept in a locked, climate-controlled area

Horses have access to clean drinking water at all times
Hoof Care: How often is hoof care provided for each horse? Every 4-8 weeks and when an issue arises
Dental Care: How often is dental care provided for each horse? Annually and when an issue arises
Horse checks: How often are horses visually and physically checked by personnel at the facility? Every day or 6 days a week
Parasite Control: Our organization has the following worming protocols in place:
    The protocol for each equine is determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    A de-wormer is used without fecal testing

Fly/Insect Control: What remedies are used to control flies and insects? :
    Fly parasites
    Fly Spray Repellent
    Fly Masks
    Fly Sheets

Last Updated: 2023-08-22

Our Rehoming Policies

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Our organization has the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) policies and procedures in place:
    All potential adopters/purchasers complete a written contract which constitutes the agreement between our organization and the new owner
    The agreement reflects that any individual or organization in possession of the equine as of the date of the agreement and any time thereafter is bound to not sell the equine at auction for slaughter or allow the equine to be sold, transferred, released, or otherwise placed into possession of any person or organization that will cause or allow the equine to be sold at auction for slaughter.
    The agreement states that should the adopter decide to re-home the equine, our organization must be notified of the name, address, and telephone number of any individual or organization intending to take possession of the equine for any reason prior to the equine being placed into the possession of such individual or organization.
    The agreement states that re-homed equines cannot be bred
    The agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make unannounced visits
    The agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make scheduled visits
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return an equine to our organization free of charge
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for one year

Our organization requires references from the following:

Transfer of ownership occurs:   After one year

The average equine re-homing (adoption/purchase) fee received by your organization:  $501 to $750

Additional information about our rehoming policies and practices:
Our organization requires that an adopter cannot breed, race, or sell a horse at any auction, even legitimate ones. Our organization reserves the right to make unannounced or scheduled visits during the first year.

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Last Updated: 2023-08-22

More About Us

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Kentucky Equine Adoption Center
1713 Catnip Hill Rd
Nicholasville KY 40356
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Public Charity

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of the KyEAC is to provide humane treatment and shelter while seeking adoptive homes and providing second chances for Kentucky's equines, regardless of breed. The KyEAC is also committed to educating the public and raising awareness for responsible horse ownership so that fewer horses end up in crisis. Our goal is to work with and serve as a model for organizations with the same mission in other states: to save America's equines from inhumane treatment.

Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

Our organization's primary activity is equine rescue & adoption.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.

Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Services (EAS) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Services (EAS)).

Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.

100% of our total programs and services are equine-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

EIN: 20-5883736
Founded: 2007

Equine Welfare Network Guardian
Effective Date
May 31, 2023

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