Caslin Named Director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition

Caslin Named Director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition

Washington, DC – August 28, 2009. The American Horse Council is pleased to announce the arrival of Ericka Caslin, who will serve as the Director of the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC).

Caslin is a graduate of Virginia Tech’s Animal Sciences program and has been an active member of the hunter/jumper community for more than ten years, competing at shows throughout the country. For the past four years, she served as the Administrative Director of the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). As the Administrative Director of WIHS, Caslin handled many aspects of the event, from planning a large part of the show to maintaining relationships with many of the integral people and foundations within the equestrian industry. Caslin owns horses of her own, and is focused on the needs of the industry and brings a vast knowledge of the equestrian community as a whole.

Dr. Tom Lenz, Chairman of the Unwanted Horse Coalition, said, “We are happy to have Ericka join the team. She brings great enthusiasm, and an understanding of the horse industry.”

“My focus and passion has always been horses, and I am truly fortunate to have found a position in which I can share my knowledge and experience of the equestrian industry. The problems of the unwanted horse population are something I feel very strongly about, and I am looking forward to affecting positive change in my new position,” said Caslin.