As much as we would like to deny it, disasters happen every day.
Luckily the majority of them do not affect us directly, but that is no
excuse not to be prepared.
Many disasters cannot be prevented. Even the most advanced
technology cannot stop a tornado, hurricane, flood or earthquake from
occurring; however there are numerous ways to mitigate the adverse
affects of these calamities.
Disaster preparedness is important for all animals, but it with
horses there are unique circumstances to consider. Because most
disasters have similar consequences, such as loose and unidentified
animals, general animal well-being, and environmental impacts, an
emphasis will be placed on taking an “all-hazards” approach on
Please use these resources to help you with your planning to keep
your horses safe during diasters!
Horses in Disasters
Enjoy a printable, 35+ page booklet where you will learn how to
prepare your how to assess your risks, mitigate issues, create your
plan, and build you emergency kit. Also learn how to plan for an
evacuation and what to do if you cannot evacuate. Download
Horses in Disasters today!
Disaster Resources for Equines and Animals
FEMA On-Line Courses:
Livestock in Disaster
Skagit County Emergency