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Articles, reports and informational guides covering all aspects of horse care, handling and general welfare.
1 The journey to slaughter for North American horses
2 Barn Fires Involving Livestock Facts for First Responders
3 Emergency Preparedness
4 Minimizing Stress During Horse Transportation
5 Equine Traceability Canada
6 Equine Guelph, online training and resources
7 Transporting your horse
8 CVMA Position Statement on Euthanasia
9 The Unwanted Horse in the United States - international implications
10 Recommended Handling Guidelines and Animal Welfare Assessment Tool for horses
11 Certified Assessor Standards of Conduct
12 Animal Welfare and Horse Processing Fact Sheet
13 Caregivers' Guide to Rehabilitating Neglected Horses
14 Horse Welfare at Processing Plants in Canada
15 Equine Information Document (EID)
16 Body Condition Scoring (BCS) Horses
17 Equine Import / Export Requirements for Canada
18 Equine Biosecurity
19 Animal Guardianship, Equine Disease Quarterly
20 Headroom requirements for horses in transit
21 The Alberta Horse Welfare Report
22 Humane Handling Guidelines for Horses, Standards for the Care of Unfit Animals
23 Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Horses
24 UC Davis - Equine Sanctuary & Rescue Facility Guidelines
25 Ethical Considerations Around Horses, Domestic & Feral, & the Morality of Horse Meat
26 The Truth about Horse Slaughter in Canada

News Releases

The Recommended Handling Guidelines and Animal Welfare Assessment Tool for Horses launched November 2010

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Humane Treatment of Horses is a Top Priority

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Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC)

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Humane Handling Guidelines for Horses now Available

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Industry Practices and Laws in Place to Humanely Transport Horses

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Canada's Horse Industry Supports the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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