WaterShed Animal Fund Taps Kappert As Program Officer For Equine Adoptions by Press Release|02.01.201802.01.2018|11:03am8:09am WaterShed Animal Fund recently announced the addition of Christie Schulte Kappert as program officer for The Right Horse Initiative, which exists to massively increase the number of successful horse adoptions in the United States. As program officer, Kappert develops social engagement strategies, builds partnerships and oversees program implementation for The Right Horse. Kappert is a skilled program and marketing manager with experience assembling equine industry partners to collaborate on complex industry-wide issues. Prior to joining The Right Horse Initiative, she led marketing and partner development for the American Horse Council's Time to Ride Initiative. The Right Horse Initiative is a collective of industry professionals and equine welfare advocates working together to improve the lives of horses in transition through a dialogue of kindness and respect. Through collaboration with over 40 industry and adoption partners, The Right Horse is able to innovate new and better adoption standards and practices. Together, the goal is to shatter the stigma and reframe the conversation around equine adoption. Kappert earned dual degrees in Equine Science and Business Administration from Colorado State University where she graduated manga cum laude. She has also received certificates in Strategic Planning and Meeting Facilitation Strategies from the University of Texas Governor's Center for Management Development. About WaterShed Animal Fund. The WaterShed Animal Fund is a private, separate entity within the Arnall Family Foundation. With an independent staff and strategic plan, they are dedicated to supporting innovative programs exemplary institutions and individuals to better lives of companion animals. The Fund supports organizations with shared interest that demonstrate competency, transparency and problem solving. For more information, visit https://watershedanimalfund.org/.