October 4, 2006, Washington, D.C. - This week, the Unwanted Horse Coalition elected Dr. Tom Lenz to serve as Chairman and named Katy Carter as the Coalition's Coordinator.
...A past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Dr. Tom Lenz is well known and highly regarded for his work in the veterinary and horse community.During his 30-year veterinary career, Dr. Lenz has worked in private practice, academia and corporate business.A 1975 graduate of the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Lenz became a Diplomat of the American College of Theriogenologists (veterinary reproduction) in 1986 and received a Master of Science degree in equine reproduction from Texas A&M University in 1988. Active in the equine industry, Dr. Lenz is a member of the American Horse Council's Animal Welfare Committee and serves on the Research Committee of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).Dr. Lenz
has been involved in the Unwanted Horse Coalition
since its inception."It is a privilege to continue to serve this group and the horse industry in fulfilling our responsibilities to address this issue," Dr. Lenz
Any specific informational/educational materials outlining and describing the available options for horse owners who find themselves in possession of an equine they are no longer able to care for would be particularly helpful," Dr. Lenz