Wildfire evacuation

Wildfire Evacuation! Part Two. Lessons learned.

Owners of Dreamcatcher Meadows, a Hanoverian horse breeding and training center in the mountain valley of Pemberton, British Columbia share their wildfire evacuation experience. Read about moving their entire operation, including rescued animals, broodmares, newborn foals, and champion competition horses in the middle of the night due to forest wildfires. The wildfire was threatening home, the lives of their animals and to end their dream. The owners of Dreamcatcher Meadows felt it was important to document the experience to share lessons learned regarding emergency preparation and evacuation planning. That way others who may one day experience a similar situation can prepare themselves.

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Originally published in Warmbloods Today July/August 2010 edition