If you would like to become a member of our evacuation unit, You must have intermediate to advanced horse handling skills and have a horse trailer or be able to partner with a member who has a horse trailer. Please read our Membership guidelines.
Trainings for new members are scheduled as needed and include ICS training and in house training as well as a trailering skills check out.

We are currently not training/accepting new members.  If you live outside of Santa Cruz County, you can look into joining other units in San Mateo, San Benito or Santa Clara counties.  Contact information for tthe San Mateo, Sant Clara and San Benito units is under our related website link.  Contact the Santa Clara Unit through the Santa Clara Office of Emergency Services.

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Santa Cruz Equine Evacuation Unit works under the auspices of the Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services, and in cooperation with the Santa Cruz Animal Services Authority