United Horse Coalition Equine Resource Database

United Horse Coalition Equine Resource Database


UHC would like to encourage those who have found the Equine Resource Database to be helpful to become a UHC Member by clicking [here] or consider making a donation [here] to help support and continue the important work being done to help at-risk horses and those in transition.

To use the database, click any affiliations you prefer an organization to have (or to broaden your search, leave blank.)  UHC recommends you do your own research and reference our educational materials on "questions to ask a rescue or sanctuary" before contacting a local rescue or sanctuary.

Select any type of resource, safety net, or organizational services you are looking for, or leave blank to see all resources available in your state.

Does your organization offer resources to horse owners in need?  Be sure to add yourself to the directory [HERE].  Any questions on how to use the United Horse Coalition Equine Resource Database can be directed to UHC@horsecouncil.org.

National Miscellaneous Resources:

Alabama Horse Council
Molly McGraw, Secretary
Elizabeth Wagner, President
P.O. Box 553
Columbiana, AL 35051
Phone: (205) 678-2882
Email: info@alabamahorsecouncil.org
Website: www.alabamahorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alabama-Horse-Council/160426430656672
Publication: Newsletter to Membership on even numbered months
Annual Meeting: March 5, 2017, Montgomery, AL

Arizona Horse Council
Walter “Chip” Wilson, President
P.O. Box 1283
Maricopa, AZ 85139
Phone: (602) 361-6135 Fax: (480) 891-8197
Email: walterchip@aol.com
Website: www.arizonahorsecouncil.org
Publication: Arizona Horse Council News

Arkansas Horse Council
Michael L. Steenbergen
2254 Wildcat Creek Blvd.
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone: (479) 255-0010 Fax: (479) 361-5088
Email: msteenbergen@msn.com
Website: www.arhorsecouncil.org
Publication: Warhorse Newsletter

Bay State Trail Riders Association, Inc.
Becky Kalagher, President
24 Glenn St.
Douglas, MA 01516-2410
Phone: (508) 476-3960 Fax: (508) 476-7507
Email: bstra@charter.net
Website: www.bstra.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Bay-State-Trail-Riders-Association/102194659837729
Publication: The Bugle

California State Horsemen’s Association
Debby Dean, Administrative Assistant
P. O. Box 1228
Clovis, CA 93613-1228
Phone: (559) 325-1055 Fax: (559) 325-1056
Email: csha@att.net
Website: www.californiastatehorsemen.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CSHA-California-State-Horsemens-Association/201724046064?fref=ts
Publication: The New Horseman

Colorado Horse Council
Bill Scebbi, Executive Director
22 S. 4th Ave., Suite 106
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: (303) 292-4981 Fax: (303) 293-2412
Email: bill@coloradohorsecouncil.com
Website: www.coloradohorsecouncil.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colorado-Horse-Council/175089342565672
Publication: Colorado Horse Contact

Connecticut Horse Council
Frederick Mastele, President
P.O. Box 57
Durham, CT 06422-0057
Phone: (860) 349-1200 Fax:
Email: fred.mastele@gmail.com
Website: www.cthorsecouncil.org/

Delaware Equine Council, Inc.
Stan Vonasek, President
P. O. Box 158
Harrington, DE 19952
Phone: (302) 684-3966
Email: stan22146@hotmail.com
Website: www.delawareequinecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delaware-Equine-Council/111541982233750
Publication: Delaware Equine News
Annual Meeting: Monthly Meetings, Harrington, DE

Horsemen’s Council of Illinois
Paula Briney, President
PO Box 181
White Hall, IL 62092
Phone: (217) 689-4224
Email: hci@horsemenscouncil.org
Website: www.horsemenscouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Horsemens-Council-of-Illinois/304295758102
Publication: Horse Council News (bi-weekly email)

Idaho Horse Council
Debra Amsden, Executive Director
16114 Idaho Center Blvd., #5
Nampa, ID 83687
Phone: (208) 465-5477 Fax: (208) 465-5480
Email: idahohorsecouncil@yahoo.com
Website: www.idahohorsecouncil.com
Publication: Idaho Horse Council Newsletter

Indiana Horse Council, Inc.
Jenn Wilson Reagan, President
Communications Building
1202 E 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone: (317) 599-0720
Email: jennwilsonreagan@gmail.com
Website: http://www.indianahorsecouncil.org/

Iowa Horse Council
Linda Spain, President
3234 Nevada St
St. Charles, IA 50240
Phone: (515) 205-6983
Email: rollwood.ls@gmail.com
Website: www.iowahorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Iowa-Horse-Fair/162278880477514?fref=ts
Publication: Iowa Horse Industry Council News

Kansas Horse Council
Pattie Stalder, Executive Director
8831 Quail Lane, Suite 201
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 776-0662 Fax: (785) 539-2928
Email: director@kansashorsecouncil.com
Website: www.kansashorsecouncil.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kansas-Horse-Council/115499271830394
Publication: Kansas Horse Council E-News

Kentucky Horse Council
Katy Ross, Executive Director
Erin Woodall, President
4037 Iron Works Pkwy, Suite 120
Lexington, KY 40511
Phone: (859) 367-0509 Fax: (866) 618-3837
Email: katy@kentuckyhorse.org
Website: www.kentuckyhorse.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyhorsecouncil
Publication: Kentucky Horse Council Annual Equine Directory

Louisiana Equine Council
Neely Heidorn, Secretary LSU
111 Dairy Science Bldg.
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (337) 788-7531 Fax: (337) 296-6819
Email: nheidorn@agcenter.lsu.edu
Website: www.louisianaequinecouncil.com
Publication: Hoofbeat News

Maryland Horse Council
Carrie Hull, Executive Director
Neil Agate, President
PO Box 606
Lisbon, MD 21765
Phone: (844)-634-6773
Email: admin@mdhorsecouncil.org
Website: www.mdhorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maryland-Horse-Council/295404364448

Michigan Horse Council
Don Packard, President
P.O. Box 22008
Lansing, MI 48909-2008
Phone: (734) 878-1249
Email: packardcoloneldon74@gmail.com
Website: www.michiganhorsecouncil.com
Publication: Over the Fence

Minnesota Horse Council
Dawn Moore, Secretary
P.O. Box 96
Monticello, MN 55362
Phone: (763) 755-7729
Email: dawnmoore@mnhorsecouncil.org
Website: www.mnhorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Minnesota-Horse-Council/156171281086934
Publication: For Horse’s Sake

Mississippi State Equine Association
James H. Watts, Executive Director
P. O. Box 5888
Brandon, MS 39047
Phone: (601) 750-1560 Fax: (601) 487-6968
Email: jam_watts@yahoo.com

Missouri Equine Council
Shelia C. Short, President
P. O. Box 346
Wright City, MO 63390
Phone: (800) 313-3327
Email: sheliacs@centurytel.net
Website: www.mo-equine.org
Publication: Horse Sense

Montana Horse Council
Renee Daniels-Mantle, Secretary/Tresurer
9700 Clarkston Rd.
Three Forks, MT 59752
Phone: (866) 764-6773
Email: info@montanahorsecouncil.org
Website: www.montanahorsecouncil.org

Nassau-Suffolk Horsemen’s Association
Valentina Coviello, 1st VP
253 Woodland Avenue
Manorville, NY 11949
Phone: (516) 852-8612
Email: val@nshaonline.org
Website: www.nshaonline.org
Publication: NSHA Newsletter
Annual Meeting: First Wednesday of every month, Bethpage, NY
Nebraska Horse Council
Jamie Sich, President
P. O. Box 81481
Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone: (308) 379-3368 Fax:
Email: info@nebraskahorsecouncil.org
Website: www.nebraskahorsecouncil.org

New England Horsemen’s Council
Cindy Travers, Administrator
23 Love Lane
Sandown, NH 3873
Phone: (603) 887-6342 Fax: (603) 887-5252
Email: cindy@nehc.info
Website: www.nehc.info

New Jersey Horse Council, Inc.
Dottie Allen, Vice President
25 Beth Drive
Moorestown, NJ 08057-3021
Phone: (856) 234-6117 Fax: (856) 234-1081
Email: njhorse@aol.com
Website: www.njhorsecouncil.com
Publication: NJHC News

New Mexico Horse Council, Inc.
Danette McGuire, Executive Secretary
P. O. Box 10206
Albuquerque, NM 87184
Phone: (505) 345-8959
Email: danette@dmacalliance.com
Website: www.nmhorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NMHorseCouncil
Publication: New Mexico Horse Council News

New York State Horse Council
Stephen Ropel, President
P.O. Box 290
New Woodstock, NY 13122
Phone: (518) 962-2316
Email: sropel@outdrs.net
Website: www.nyshc.org
Publication: NYSHC Newsletter

North Carolina Horse Council
Sue Gray, Executive Director
4904 Waters Edge Dr., Ste. 290
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 854-1990 Fax: (919) 854-1989
Email: suegray@nchorsecouncil.com
Website: www.nchorsecouncil.com
Publication: NCHC Newsletter

Ohio Horseman’s Council
Thomas Green, Vice President
PO Box 344
Middlebranch, OH 44652
Phone: (740) 763-3860
Email: vicepresident@ohconline.com
Website: http://www.ohiohorsemanscouncil.com/
Publication: Newsletter

Oklahoma Horse Industry Council, Inc.
Sam Hamlin, President
P. O. Box 1133
Enid, OK 73702-1133
Phone: (580) 233-2538
Email: ohic@fullnet.net
Website: www.oklahomahorseindustrycouncil.com
Publication: OHIC Newsletter

Oregon Horse Council
Brandi Ebner, Executive Director
PO Box 1664
Prineville, OR 97754
Phone: (971)224-5879
Email: brandi@oregonhorsecountry.com
Website: www.oregonhorsecouncil.com

Pennsylvania Equine Council
Skip Seifert, President
P. O. Box 303
Windsor, PA 17366
Phone: (888) 304-0281
Email: skipaleta@aol.com
Website: http://pennsylvaniaequinecouncil.org/index.php

South Carolina Horsemen’s Council
Wanda Wood, President
902 Berkeley Drive
Clemson, SC 29631
Phone: (803) 547-1138
Email: wanda.wood@schorsemenscouncil.org
Website: www.schorsecouncil.org
Publication: SCHC Update

South Carolina Upstate Equine Council AHC LOGO
Donna Patterson, Chairman
Linda Symboski, Vice-President
P.O. Box 391
Sandy Springs, SC 29677
Phone: (864) 506-5436
Email: scuec3@gmail.com
Website: www.scupstateequine.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/South-Carolina-Upstate-Equine-Council-197551366926233/
The purpose of the South Carolina Upstate Equine Council is to encourage, promote and advance the quality of life through the development of the equine industry in the South Carolina Upstate Region, to provide educational opportunities for those interested in equines and the equine industry, and to encourage conservation of open space.

South Dakota Horse Council
Gene Carr, President
PO Box 25
Hayti, SD 57241
Phone: (605) 783-3832
Email: santee@dailypost.com
Publication: SDHC Newsletter

Texas State Horse Council
Laura Whitfield, President
P.O. Box 9294
Spring, TX 77387-9291
Phone: (281) 431-4868
Website: www.texasstatehorsecouncil.com

Utah Horse Council
Matt Bartlett
5093 S. 1500 W.
Riverdale, UT 84405
Phone: (801) 627-6471 Fax: (801) 612-0417
Email: bartlett_law@hotmail.com

Vermont Horse Council
Heidi Krantz, President
Meg Costello, Vice President
675 Hatton Heights Road
Morgan, VT 5853
Phone: (802) 895-4322
Email: hkrantz57@gmail.com
Website: www.vthorsecouncil.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VermontHorseCouncil/
Publication: Vermont Horse Council Newsletter
Annual Meeting: January 2017, TBD

Virginia Horse Council
16157 Pug Swamp Lane
Beaverdam, VA 23015
Phone: (888) 467-7382 Fax: (888) 467-7382
Email: info@virginiahorsecouncil.org
Website: www.virginiahorsecouncil.org
Publication: Virginia Horse Council News – ads

Washington State Horse Council
Sandy LeaVell, Secretary/Treasurer
12240 Shadowbrook Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Phone: (360) 769-8083 Fax: (360) 769-8164
Email: wastatehorsecouncil@gmail.com
Publication: CanterWSHC Newsletter

Wisconsin Horse Council
Darla Schack, Administrative Assistant
P. O. Box 72
Columbus, WI 53925
Phone: (920) 623-0393 Fax: (920) 623-0583
Email: info@wisconsinhorsecouncil.org
Website: www.wisconsinhorsecouncil.org
Publication: CounciLetter

Wyoming Horse Council
Candice Frome Carden, DVM, President
537 Sussex Lane
Kaycee, WY 82639
Phone: (307) 634-1743
Email: candincecardendvm@gmail.com
Website: http://www.wyominghorsecouncil.com/

Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Ron Williams, Extension Head
Alabama A&M University
19714 Alabama Highway 20
Hillsboro, AL 35643
Phone: (256) 353-9770
Email: willi40@aces.edu
Website: www.aces.edu

Fred Schlutt, Director
Fairbanks State Office
1751 Tanana Loop, Room 101
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775
Phone: (907) 474-5211 Fax: (907) 543-4552
Email: fred.schlutt@alaska.edu
Website: www.uaf.edu/ces

Elizabeth Ann Greene, Extension Horse Specialist
University of Arizona
School of Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Vet Science Building,
1117 E. Lowell St., Room 201
Tucson AZ 85721
Phone: (520) 626-3673
Email: betsygreene@email.arizona.edu
Website: http://extension.arizona.edu/

Dr. Mike Looper, Department Head
University of Arkansas
Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
1120 West Maple Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (501) 671-2190 Fax: (501) 671-2185
Email: looper@uark.edu
Website: www.uaex.edu

Lorrene Ritchie, Director & Cooperative Extension Specialist
University of California Cooperative Extension
Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources
1111 Franklin Street, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 987-0523
Email: lritchie@ucanr.edu
Website: http://uncanr.edu
Program Website: http://npi.ucanr.edu

Wade Ingle, Extension State Specialist
Colorado State University
4040 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-6281 Fax: (970) 491-6208
Email: wade.ingle@colostate.edu
Website: http://extension.colostate.edu

Jenifer A. Nadeau, State Extension Specialist
University of Connecticut
College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources
U-4040, 3636 Horsebarn Rd. Ext.
Storrs Mansfield, CT 6269
Phone: (860) 486-4471 Fax: (860) 486-4375
Email: jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu
Website: www.extension.uconn.edu

Susan Garey, Extension Agent Animal Science
University of Delaware
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
531 South College Avenue
113 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716-2103
Phone: (302) 831-2504
Email: truehart@udel.edu
Website: http://extension.udel.edu

Office of Dean for Extension & Florida Cooperative Extension Service
1020 McCarty Hall
P.O. Box 110210
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-1761 Fax: (352) 846-0458
Email: extadm@ifas.ufl.edu
Website: http://ifas.ufl.edu
Program Website: http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu

Laura Perry Johnson, Associate Dean for Extension
University of Georgia
111 Conner
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-3824 Fax: (706) 542-8815
Email: lpj4h@uga.edu
Website: http://extension.uga.edu

Nicholas Comerford, Dean and Director Extension
University of Hawaii- Manoa
College of Tropical Agriculture
Gilmore Hall 203B
Phone: (808) 956-8397 Fax: (808) 956-9105
Email: comerfordn@ctahr.hawaii.edu
Website: www.ctahr.hawaii.edu
Program Website: https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/site/Extprograms.aspx

Barbara Petty, Associate Dean & Director
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844
Phone: (208) 885-5883 Fax: (208) 885-6654
Email: bpetty@uidaho.edu
Website: https://www.uidaho.edu/extension

University of Illinois Extension
College of ACES
Angie Barnard, Executive Director Illinois 4-H Foundation
1301 W. Gregory Dr.
203 Mumford Hall
Urbana, Il 61801
Phone: (217) 333-0333 Fax: (217) 333-9287
Email: abarnard@illinois.edu
Website: http://extension.illinois.edu

Jason Henderson, Associate Dean and Director
Purdue University Extension
615 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494-8489
Email: jhenderson@purdue.edu
Website: http://extension.purdue.edu

John Lawrence, Vice President for Extension & Outreach
Iowa State University
Department of Animal Science
2150 Beardshear
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: (515) 294-5390
Email: jdlaw@iastate.edu
Website: http://www.extension.iastate.edu

John Floros, Director of Research & Extension
Kansas State University
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-6147
Email: floros@ksu.edu
Website: https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/

Dr. Bob Coleman, State Extension Specialist
613 W. P. Garrigus Building
Department of Animal and Food Sciences
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546
Phone: (859) 257-4302 Fax: (859) 257-3501
Email: rcoleman@uky.edu
Website: www.ca.uky.edu

William Richardson, Director Cooperative Extension Service
Louisiana State University
101D J. Norman Efferson Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-4161
Email: brichardson@agcenter.lsu.edu
Website: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/

John Rebar, Executive Director
University of Maine
5741 Libby Hall, Room 102
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2811
Email: john.rebar@maine.edu
Website: https://extension.umaine.edu/

Craig Beyrouty, Dean & Director
University of Maryland Extension
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-2072
Email: beyrouty@umd.edu
Website: http://extension.umd.edu

Jody Jellison, Director UMass Extension
University of Massachusetts
319 Stockbridge Hall
80 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: (413) 545-4800
Email: jjellison@cns.umass.edu
Website: http://ag.umass.edu

Jeff Dwyer, Director MSU Extension
Michigan State University
446 W. Circle Drive, Room 108
Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-2308
Email: jdyerje@msu.edu
Website: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/

Krishona Martinson, Equine Extension Specialist
University of Minnesota
Department of Animal Science
155C Haecker Hall
1364 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: (612) 625-6776 Fax: (612) 625-5755
Email: krishona@umn.edu
Website: www.extension.umn.edu
Program Website: https://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/horse/

Dr. John Blanton, Professor & Head
Mississippi State University
Animal & Dairy Sciences
Box 9815
4025 Wise Center Drive
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: (662) 325-3516 Fax: (662) 325-8873
Email: john.blanton@msstate.edu
Website: http://extension.msstate.edu/agriculture

Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension
University of Missouri
108 Whitten Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-2394 Fax: (573) 882-1955
Email: stewartmars@missouri.edu
Website: http://extension.missouri.edu

Cody Stone, Director of Extension
Montana State University
Extension Service
PO Box 172230
Bozeman, MT 59717
Phone: (406) 994-3293
Email: cstone@montana.edu
Website: www.msuextension.org

Chuck Hibberd, Dean & Director Cooperative Extension Division
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
211 Agriculture Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: (402) 472-2966
Email: hibberd@unl.edu
Website: http://epd.unl.edu/

Lindsay Chichester, Extension Educator
University of Nevada
1664 North Virginia street
Mail Stop 404
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 887-2252
Email: chichesterl@unce.unr.edu
Website: www.unce.unr.edu

Ken La Valley, Dean and Director of Extension
University of New Hampshire
Taylor Hall
59 College Road
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-4343
Email: ken.lavalley@unh.edu
Website: http://extension.unh.edu/

Karyn Malinowski, Equine Extension Specialist
Rutgers University
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
88 Lipman Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (848) 932-4220
Email: karynmal@njaes.rutgers.edu
Website: https://njaes.rutgers.edu/es/

Dr.Shanna Ivey, Extension Interim Department Head
New Mexico State University
P. O. Box 30003, MSC3AE
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-4650 Fax: (575) 646-5441
Email: sivey@nmsu.edu
Website: http://extension.nmsu.edu/

Christopher Watkins, Director
Cornell Cooperative Extension
366/127 Roberts Hall
Plant Science
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801
Phone: (607) 255-8546
Email: chris.watkins@cornell.edu
Website: http://cce.cornell.edu/

Dr. Todd See, Department Professor & Head
North Carolina State University
Department of Animal Science
Polk Hall 121, Box 7621
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: (919) 515-2755 Fax: (919) 515-6884
Email: tsee@ncsu.edu
Website: https://ncaces.ces.ncsu.edu/
Program Website: https://ans.cals.ncsu.edu/extension/

Greg Lardy, Interim Director Extension
North Dakota State University Extension Service
NDSU Dept 7000
100c hultz Hall
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108
Phone: (701) 231-7660

Roger Rennekamp, Extension Director
The Ohio State University
2120 Fyffe Road
Room 3 Ag Admin Building
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 292-6181
Email: rennekamp.3@osu.edu
Website: https://extension.osu.edu/

Oklahoma State University
139 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: (405) 744-5398 Fax: (405) 744-5339
Website: http://www.oces.okstate.edu/

Richard Riggs, Regional Director
Oregon State University
OSU Extension Service
101 Ballard Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-2713 Fax: (541) 737-4423
Website: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/

Danielle Smarsh, Director Penn State Extension
The Pennsylvania State University
323 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-4028
Website: http://extension.psu.edu
Program Website: https://extension.psu.edu/animals-and-livestock/equine

Marcia Morreira, State 4-H Leader
University of Rhode Island
75 Peckham Farm
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: (401) 874-2959 Fax: (401) 874-2435
Email: marciam@uri.edu
Website: http://web.uri.edu/coopext

Pamela Ardern, State 4-H Program Leader
Clemson University
Cooperative Extension
2054 Barre Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
Phone: (864) 650-0295 Fax: (864)656-7595
Email: pardern@clemson.edu
Website: http://www.clemson.edu/extension/index.html

Karla Trautman, Extension Interim Director
South Dakota State University
Berg Agricultural Hall 154
Box 2207D
Brookings, SD 57007
Phone: (605) 688-4792
Email: karla.trautman@sdstate.edu
Website: wwww.sdstate.edu/sdsu-extension

Dr. Robert Burns, Extension Dean
University of Tennessee
121 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-7112
Email: rburns@utk.edu
Website: http://extension.tennessee.edu

Dr. Douglas Steele, Director
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Agriculture & Life Sciences Building
600 John Kimbrough Boulevard
Suite 509, 7101 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
Phone: (979) 845-7967 Fax: (979) 845-9542
Email: douglas.steele@ag.tamu.edu
Website: http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu

David K. Price, Equine Extension Specialist
Utah State University
Phone: (435) 797-2162 Fax: (435)797-2118
Email: david.price@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu

Chuck Ross, Director
The University of Vermont
23 Mansfield Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 656-2990
Email: chuck.ross@uvm.edu
Website: www.uvm.edu/extension

Edwin J. Jones, PhD, Director
Virginia Cooperative Extension
101 Hutcheson Hall (0402)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-5299 Fax: (540) 231-4370
Email: ejones1@vt.edu
Website: http://ext.vt.edu

Michael J. Gaffney, Extension Director
Washington State University
P. O. Box 646248
Hulbert Hall, Room 411
Pullman, WA 99164
Phone: (509) 335-2933 Fax: (509) 335-2926
Email: extension@wsu.edu
Website: http://extension.wsu.edu

Steve Bonanno, Dean & Director
West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6031
29 Beechurst Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: (304) 293-4221
Email: sbonanno@wvu.edu
Website: http://extension.wvu.edu

Karl Martin, Dean & Director Extension
University of Wisconsin
Extension Building
432 N. Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 263-2775
Email: karl.martin@uwex.edu
Website: www.uwex.edu

Dr. Anthony G. Frazier, State Veterinarian
Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
1445 Federal Drive
Montgomery, AL 36107
Phone: (334) 240-7255 Fax: (334) 240-7198
E-mail: tony.frazier@agi.alabama.gov
Health Certificate Email: sharon.fulmer@agi.alabama
Website: http://www.agi.state.al.us/
Program Website: http://www.agi.alabama.gov/animal_industries

Dr. Robert Gerlach, State Veterinarian
Department of Environmental Conservation
5251 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone: 907-375-8215
Fax: 907-929-7335
Email: bob.gerlach@alaska.gov
Health Certificate Email: decosv.akanimals@alaska.gov or Minnie.keller@alaska.gov
Program Website: http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/vet/index.htm

Dr. Peter Mundschenk, State Veterinarian
Arizona Department of Agriculture
1688 West Adams Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-4293 Fax: (602) 542-4290
Email: PMundschenk@azda.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi@azda.gov

Dr. Brandon Doss, State Veterinarian
Arkansas Livestock & Poultry Commissions
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8505
Little Rock, AR 72205
Office Address:
#1 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-907-2400 Fax: 501-907-2435
Email: bdoss@alpc.ar.gov
Health Certificate Email: sspann@alpc.ar.gov
Program Website: www.arlpc.org

Dr. Annette Jones, State Veterinarian and Director
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Animal Health and Food Safety Services
Mailing Address:
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Office Address:
2800 Gateway Oaks
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 900-5000 Fax: (916) 900-5332
Email: annette.jones@cdfa.ca.gov
Health Certificate Email: evet@cdfa.ca.gov
Website: www.cdfa.ca.gov
Program Website: www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/

Dr. Keith Roehr, State Veterinarian
Colorado Department of Agriculture
305 Interlocken Parkway
Brookfield, CO 80021
Phone: (303) 869-9130 Fax: (303) 466-8515
Email: Keith.Roehr@state.co.us
Health Certificate Email: coanimals@state.co.us or scott.leach@state.co.us
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/aganimals

Dr. Mary Jane Lis, State Veterinarian
Connecticut Department of Agriculture
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 702
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860)713-2505 Fax: (860)-713-2548
Email: mary.lis@ct.gov
Health Certificate Email: ctstate.vet@ct.gov
Website: www.ct.gov.doag

Dr. Heather Hirst, State Veterinarian
Delaware Department of Agriculture
2320 S. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 698-4500 Fax: (302) 697-4451
Email: heather.hirst@state.de.us
Health Certificate Email: Robert.moore@state.de.us
Website: http://dda.delaware.gov/

District of Columbia
Dr. Vito DelVento, Executive Director
District of Columbia Department of Health
899 North Capitol St. NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 724-8813 Fax: (202) 724-8977
Email: vito.delvento@dc.gov

Dr. Michael Short, State Veterinarian and Director of Animal Industry
Florida Department of Agriculture
407 South Calhoun Street
Mayo Building Room 329B
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
Phone: (850) 410-0900 Fax: (850) 410-0915
Email: michael.short@freshfromflorida.com
Health Certificate Email: FlaOCVI@freshfromflorida.com
Website: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/
Program Website: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/a/

Dr. Robert Cobb, State Veterinarian
Georgia Department of Agriculture
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Room 106
Atlanta, GA 30334-4201
Phone: (404) 656-3671 Fax: (404) 657-1357
Email: robert.cobb@agr.georgia.gov
Health Certificate Email: gaylynn.watts@agr.georgia.gov
Website: http://agr.georgia.gov

Dr. Raquel Wong, Administrator
State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture
99-941 Halawa Valley St.
Aiea, HI 96701
Phone: (808) 483-7100 Fax: (808) 483-7110
Email: raquel.l.wong@hawaii.gov
Health Certificate Email: hdoaic@hawaii.gov or rabiesfree@hawaii.gov
Website: www.hawaii.gov/hdoa

Dr. Bill Barton, State Veterinarian
Idaho Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7249
Boise, ID 83712
Office Address:
2270 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID 83712
Phone: (208) 332-8540 Fax: (208) 334-4062
Email: bill.barton@isda.idaho.gov
Health Certificate Email: jeni.marple@isda.idaho.gov
Website: www.agri.idaho.gov

Dr. Mark Ernst, State Veterinarian
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 19281
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
Office Address:
801 E. Sangamon Avenue, State Fairgrounds
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
Phone: (217) 782-4944 Fax: (217) 558-6033
Email: mark.ernst@illinois.gov
Health Certificate Email: agr.cvi@illiois.gov
Website: www.agr.state.il.us

Dr. Bret Marsh, State Veterinarian
Indiana Board of Animal Health
Discovery Hall, Suite 100
1202 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone: (317) 544-2400 Fax: (317) 974-2011
Email: bmarsh@boah.in.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi@boah.in.gov
Website: http://www.in.gov/boah/

Dr. David Schmitt, State Veterinarian
Animal Industry Bureau, Agriculture & Land Stewardship
502-East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-5305 Fax: (515)281-4282
Email: david.schmitt@iowaagriculture.gov
Health Certificate Email: Karla.Crawford@iowaagriculture.gov or Ren.Davenport@iowaagriculture.gov
Website: http://www.iowa.agriculture.gov/animalindustry.asp

Dr. Justin Smith, Animal Health Commissioner
Kansas Department of Agriculture
1320 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 564-6601 Fax: (785) 564-6778
Email: Justin.smith@ks.gov
Health Certificate Email: icvi@kda.ks.gov
Website: http://agriculture.ks.gov/animalhealth

Dr. Robert Stout, State Veterinarian
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
109 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-0282 Fax: (502) 573-1020
Email: robert.stout@ky.gov
Health Certificate Email: paula.holmes@ky.gov
Program Website: http://www.kyagr.com/statevet/

Dr. Brent Robbins, State Veterinarian
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1951
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Office Address:
5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1262
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: (225) 925-3962 Fax: (225) 237-5555
Email: stateveterinarian@ldaf.state.la.us
Health Certificate Email: VetReports@ldaf.state.la.us
Website: www.ldaf.state.la.us

Dr. Michele Walsh, State Veterinarian
Maine Department of Agriculture
State House, Station 28
Augusta, ME 04333-0028
Phone: (207) 287-7615 Fax: (207) 624-5040
Email: michele.walsh@maine.gov
Health Certificate Emails: Melissa.Freeman@main.gov
Website: www.maine.gov/agriculture

Dr. Michael Radebaugh, State Veterinarian/NPIP Coordinator
Maryland Department of Agriculture
50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 841-5810 Fax: (410) 841-5999
Email: michael.radebaugh@maryland.gov
Health Certificate Email: animalhealth.mda@maryland.gov or ahops.mda@maryland.gov
Website: http://www.mda.state.md.us/

Dr. Lorraine O’Connor, State Veterinarian
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114-2151
Phone: (617) 626-1795 Fax: (617) 626-1850
Email: lorraine.oconnor@state.ma.us
Health Certificate Email: esther.wegman@state.ma.us
Website: www.mass.gov/agi

Dr. James Averill, State Veterinarian
Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 30017
Lansing, MI 48933
Office Address:
525 W. Allegan
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (800) 292-3939 Fax: (617) 626-1850
Email: averillj1@michigan.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi@michigan.gov
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mdard

Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director and State Veterinarian
Minnesota Board of Animal Health
625 North Robert St N
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 296-2942 Fax: (651) 296-7417
Email: beth.thompson@state.mn.us
Health Certificate Email: trace@state.mn.us
Website: www.mn.gov/bah

Dr. James Watson, State Veterinarian
Mississippi Department of Animal Health
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3889
Jackson, MS 39207
Office Address:
121 N. Jefferson Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 359-1170 Fax: (601)359-1177
Email: jimw@mdac.ms.gov
Health Certificate Email: msstatevet@mdac.ms.gov
Website: https://www.mdac.ms.gov/bureaus-departments/board-of-animal-health/

Dr. Linda Hickam, State Veterinarian
Missouri Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Office Address:
1616 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-751-3377 Fax: 573-751-6919
Email: linda.hickam@mda.mo.gov
Health Certificate Email: mohealth.certificate@mda.mo.gov
Website: http://mda.mo.gov

Dr. Martin Zaluski, State Veterinarian
Montana Department of Livestock
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 202001
Helena, MT 59620-2001
Office Address:
301 N. Roberts
Helena, MT 596020-2001
Phone: (406) 444-2043 Fax: (406) 444-1929
Email: mzaluski@mt.gov
Health Certificate Email: livpermits@mt.gov
Website: www.liv.mt.gov

Dr. Dennis Hughes, State Veterinarian
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94787
Lincoln, NE 68509-4784
Office Address:
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4787
Phone: (402) 471-2351 Fax: (402) 471-6893
Email: dennis.hughes@nebraska.gov
Health Certificate Email: agr.cvi@nebraska.gov or steve.gramlich@nebraska.gov
Website: www.agr.ne.gov/animal/index.html

J.J. Goicoechea, State Veterinarian
Nevada Department of Agriculture
405 South 21st Street
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: (775) 738-8076 Fax: (775) 738-2639
Email: jgoicoechea@agri.nv.gov
Health Certificate Email: icvis@agri.nv.gov
Website: http://agri.nv.gov

New Hampshire
Dr. Stephen Crawford, State Veterinarian
New Hampshire Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2042
Concord, NH 03229
Office Address:
State House Annex, 2nd Floor
25 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2404 Fax: (603) 271-1109
Email: stephen.crawford@agr.nh.gov
Health Certificate Address: cindy.heisler@agr.nh.gov
Website: http://agriculture.nh.gov/
Program Website: http://agriculture.nh.gov/divisions/animal-industry/index.htm

New Jersey
Dr. Manoel Tamassia, State Veterinarian and Director of Division of Animal Health
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 330
Trenton, NJ 08628
Office Address:
3 Schwarzkopf Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: (609) 671-6400 Fax: (609) 671-6413
Email: manoel.tamassia@ag.state.nj.us
Health Certificate Email: njadt@ag.state.nj.us
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/agriculture/

New Mexico
Dr. Ralph Zimmerman, State Veterinarian
New Mexico Livestock Board
300 San Mateo Boulevard NE, Suite 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: (505) 841-6161 Fax: (505) 841-6160
Email: ralph.zimmerman@state.nm.us
Health Certificate Email: statevet@nmlbonline.com

New York
Dr. David Smith, State Veterinarian and Director, Division of Animal Industry
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
10 B Airline Drive
Albany, NY 12235
Phone: (518) 457-3502 Fax: (518) 485-7773
Email: david.smith@agriculture.ny.gov
Health Certificate Email: carole.keyser@agriculture.ny.gov

North Carolina
Dr. R. Douglas Meckes, State Veterinarian
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mailing Address:
1030 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1030
Office Address:
Rm. 566, Agriculture Building
2 West Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3252 Fax: (919) 733-2277
Email: doug.meckes@ncagr.gov
Health Certificate Email: joe.web@ncagr.gov
Website: http://www.ncagr.gov/vet/

North Dakota
Dr. Susan Keller, State Veterinarian
North Dakota Department of Agriculture
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 602
Bismarck, ND 58505
Phone: (701) 328-2657 Fax: (701) 328-4567
Email: skeller@nd.gov
Health Certificate Email: tcelley@nd.gov
Website: http://www.nd.gov/ndda/program/animal-importation-requirements

Dr. Tony Forshey, State Veterinarian
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone: (614) 728-6220 Fax: (614) 728-6310
Email: tforshey@agri.ohio.gov
Website: http://www.agri.ohio.gov

Dr. Rod Hall, State Veterinarian
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry
2800 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 522-6141 Fax: (405) 522-0756
Email: rod.hall@ag.ok.gov
Health Certificate Email: health.certificate@ag.ok.gov
Website: www.oda.state.ok.us/ais/oair.pdf

Dr. Brad LeaMaster, State Veterinarian
Oregon Department of Agriculture
635 Capitol St., NE
Salem, OR 97301-2532
Phone: (503) 986-4680 Fax: (503) 986-4734
Email: bleamaster@oda.state.or.us
Health Certificate Email: dwentzel@oda.state.or.us
Website: www.oregon.gov/oda

Dr. David Wolfgang, State Veterinarian
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
2301 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408
Phone: (717) 772-2852 Fax: (717) 787-1868
Email: davwolfgan@pa.gov
Website: www.agriculture.state.pa.us

Rhode Island
Dr. Scott Marshall, State Veterinarian
Rhode Island Division of Agriculture
235 Promenade St
Room 370
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: (401) 222-2781 Fax: (401) 222-6047
Email: scott.marshall@dem.ri.gov
Health Certificate Email: peter.belinksy@dem.ri.gov
Website: http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/agriculture/

South Carolina
Dr. Boyd Parr, State Veterinarian
Clemson University
Box 102406
Columbia, SC 29224-2406
Phone: (803) 788-2260 Fax: (803) 788-8058
Email: bparr@clemson.edu
Health Certificate Email: scvetcert@clemson.edu
Website: www.clemson.edu/lph
Program Website: http://www.clemson.edu/public/lph/ahp/equine.html

South Dakota
Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, State Veterinarian
South Dakota Animal Industry Board
411 S. Fort Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3321 Fax: (605) 773-5459
Email: dustin.oedekoven@state.sd.us
Health Certificate Email: aibmail@state.sd.us
Website: www.aib.sd.gov

Dr. Charles Hatcher, State Veterinarian
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 40627
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: (615) 837-5120 Fax: (615) 837-5250
Email: charles.hatcher@tn.gov
Health Certificate Email: animal.health@tn.gov
Website: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/topic/animal-health

Dr. Andy Schwartz, State Veterinarian and Executive Director
Texas Animal Health Commissions
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 12966
Austin, TX 78711
Office Address:
2105 Kramer Lane
Austin, TX 78758
Phone: (512) 719-0704 Fax: (512) 719-0719
Email: Andy.Schwartz@tahc.texas.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi_submit@tahc.texas.gov
Website: www.tahc.texas.gov

Dr. Barry Pittman, State Veterinarian
Utah Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 146500
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6500
Office Address:
350 North Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6500
Phone: (801) 538-7168 Fax: (801) 538-7169
Email: bpittman@utah.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi@utah.gov
Website: www.ag.utah.gov

Dr. Kristin Haas, State Veterinarian
Division of Food Safety and Consumer Protection
116 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602-2901
Phone: (802) 828-2426 Fax: (802) 828-5983
Email: Kristin.Haas@vermont.gov
Health Certificate Email: AGR.animalhealth@vermont.gov
Website: http://www.agriculture.vermont.gov

Dr. Charles Broaddus, State Veterinarian
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 232318
Office Address:
Oliver W. Hill Building, Room 165
102 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 692-0601 Fax: (804) 371-2380
Email: Charles.broaddus@vdacs.virginia.gov
Health Certificate Email: cvi@vdacs.virginia.gov
Website: http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/animals-animal-health.shtml

Dr. Brian Joseph, State Veterinarian
Washington State Department of Agriculture
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 42560
Olympia, WA 98504-2577
Office Address:
1111 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-2560
Phone: (360) 902-1878 Fax: (360) 902-2087
Email: bjoseph@agr.wa.gov
Health Certificate Email: KPfalzgraf@agr.wa.gov
Website: www.agr.wa.gov

West Virginia
Dr. Vanessa Harper, State Veterinarian/Director Animal Health
West Virginia Department of Agriculture
60B Moorefield Industrial Park Road
Moorefield, WV 26836
Phone: (304) 538-2397 Fax: (304) 538-8133
Email: vharper@wvda.us
Health Certificate: wvcvi@wvda.us
Website: www.wvagriculture.org

Dr. Paul McGraw, State Veterinarian and Administrator of the Division of Animal Health
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Office Address:
2811 Agriculture Drive
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Phone: (608) 224-4874 Fax: (608) 224-4871
Email: paul.mcgraw@wisconsin.gov
Health Certificate Email: DATCPAnimalImports@wisconsin.gov or Melinda.young@wisconsin.gov
Website: http://datcp.wisconsin.gov
Program Website: http://datcp.wi.gov/Animals/Animal_Movement/index.aspx

Dr. Jim Logan, State Veterinarian
Wyoming Livestock Board
610 Fairgrounds Road
Riverton, WY 82501
Phone: (307) 857-4140 Fax: (307) 857-6380
Email: jim.logan@wyo.gov
Health Certificate Email: Lindsay.johnson@wyo.gov or douglas.leinart@wyo.gov
Website: http://wlsb.state.wy.us

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