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Educational Material

This page contains links to the education material that we hope
 will assist anyone interested in protecting horses in Georgia.

What is GERL ?

This presentation will explain what GERL is and what we are involved in.

Do You Need to Find a New Home for Your Horse?
We often receive calls from people who are struggling in this current economy, requesting that we take their horses because they cannot afford to care for them any longer. In fact, there are so many such calls that it is impossible for all of the rescue organizations and/or the Georgia Department of Agriculture to be able to take them all. Here are some important facts that you should know and some suggested guidelines to follow if you are trying to find a new home for your horse:
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Equine Body Condition Scoring

The GDA uses The Henneke System for scoring a horse's body condition when they are called upon to investigate cases of abuse and neglect. The attached presentation was prepared by Robin Easley, Field Supervisor to help us understand what this system is and how it is used:

General Horse Care Guidelines

For anyone that is considering adopting one of GERL's available horses or purchasing one at a GDA auction but has never owned a horse before below is some general guidelines on horse care:

These guidelines only provide a high level overview and are not intended to cover all aspects of horse ownership and care.

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Georgia Equine Rescue League, Ltd.
P.O. Box  328
Bethlehem, GA 30620

The Georgia Equine Rescue League, Ltd. is a non-profit organization, certified 501(c)3 with the State of Georgia.