Endangered Equine Alliance

For over 40 years The Livestock Conservancy has worked to protect endangered livestock and poultry breeds from extinction. Although all rare breeds face challenges, it has become apparent that the recent market downturn has particularly impacted our equine breeds. Many horse and donkey breeds face the threat of extinction more so today than at any other time in history. Thanks to the grant from the USA Equestrian Trust, the effort to stabilize equine breed decline and secure the remaining diversity began in 2017. Read More...

Conserving Equine Diversity: Time for Action (pdf)

Event update

Due to uncertainty regarding in-person events caused by COVID-19, the 2020 Heritage Livestock Conference that was planned for this summer has been canceled.

Endangered Equine Alliance Partners

Breed Associations & Registries

Akhal-Teke Association of America   Davenport Arabian Horse Conservancy
American Brabant Association   Exmoor Pony Society
American Cream Draft Horse Association   Fell Pony Society and Conservancy of the Americas
American Donkey and Mule Society   Fell Pony Society of North America
American Hackney Horse Society   Florida Cracker Horse Association
American Heritage Horse Association   Foundation for Shackleford Horses
American Indian Horse Registry   Galiceno Horse Registry
American Mammoth Jackstock Association and Registry   Gotlandruss Pony Preservation Society
American Shire Horse Association   Horse of the Americas
American Suffolk Horse Association   International Cleveland Bay Registry LLC
American Sulphur Horse Association   Irish Draught Horse Society of North America
Arabian Horse Association   Lipizzan Association of North America
Australian Suffolk Punch Registry   Lipizzan Rescue Foundation
Baca Colonial Spanish Horse Alliance   Nokota Horse Conservancy, Inc.
Baca Horse Conservancy   National Miniature Donkey Association
Belgian Draft Horse Corp. of America   Newfoundland Pony Society
Canadian Horse Breeders Association   Mountain Pleasure Horse Association
Carolina Marsh Tacky Association   Rocky Mountain Horse Association
Caspian Horse Society of the Americas   Santa Cruz Horses
Caspian Registry Services   Southwest Spanish Mustang Association
Cleveland Bay Horse Society of North America   Spanish Barb Horse Association
Clydesdale Breeders of the U.S.A.   Spanish Mustang Registry
Cornerstone Morgan Horse, Inc.   Swedish Gotland Breeders Society /
Gotland Registry Services
Corolla Wild Horse Fund   The American Saddlebred Horse Association Equine Welfare Advocacy Committee
Dales Pony Society of America, Inc.   The Lippitt Club
Dales Pony Association of North America   The North American Budenny Horse Registry
Dartmoor Pony Registry of America   United States Lipizzan Federation
Dartmoor Pony Society of America    

Universities and Technical Service

Brooks Equine Genetics Laboratory,
University of Florida
Mississippi State University
Stallion AI Services Texas A&M University
ViaGen Virginia Tech


American Horse Council Colonial Williamsburg
Carolina Marsh Tacky Outdoors Heritage Livestock Canada
National Animal Interest Alliance Natural Lifemanship
Rare Breeds Survival Trust TREC USA

Efforts were made to include all partners of the Alliance in this list. If your organization is a partner and was inadvertently left off, contact us to have it added.