Washington —- At its annual meeting June 21, the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) elected Dr. Douglas Corey as its new chairman. Corey replaces long-time Chairman Dr. Tom Lenz.
Corey as been an active member of the coalition since it was founded, and also serves as a member of the UHC Steering Committee and the American Horse Council’s Animal Welfare Committee. He also served as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) in 2007 and is pase president of the Oregon veterinary Medical Association.
Corey is a partner at the Associated Veterinary Medical Center, a six-person mixed-animal practice in Walla Walla, Wash. He also works closely with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and helped the association develop minimum care guidelines and animal welfare rules for rodeo livestock.