Equine Evacuation Sites Opened in Raleigh, Williamston

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RALEIGH

Due to the change in path of Hurricane Florence, the Hunt Horse Complex at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh is opening as an equine evacuation site until safe for evacuated horses to be returned to their farms or September 24, 2018, when it’s closed to prepare for the N.C. State Fair Horse Shows.

The complex will be accepting reservations for horses by telephone. Stalls may be reserved by calling the Hunt Horse Complex Public Safety team at 919-612-6767.

PLEASE call ahead to determine space availability before arriving. The Hunt Horse Complex will be offering housing ONLY. Owners will need to bring all provisions for their animals.

Reduced pricing structure per stall: 1 day – $17, 2 days – $20, 3 days – $23, 4 days – $26, 5 days – $29, and $3 per additional day per stall thereafter. See the Facility Use Agreement/Liability Waiver Form that is required for each owner.

Please enter the Hunt Horse Complex off Youth Center Drive to expedite stalling.

WILLIAMSTON

The Sen. Bob Martin Ag Center in Williamston is open as an equine evacuation site until 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per horse and $5.50 per bag of shavings with a minimum of two bags.

Call 252-792-5802 for more information. Check-in is at barns E and F and you must have proof of negative Coggins.