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Articles, reports and informational guides covering all aspects of horse care, handling and general welfare.
1 Horse Events: Biosecurity guidelines for organizers and competitors
2 The journey to slaughter for North American horses
3 Barn Fires Involving Livestock Facts for First Responders
4 Emergency Preparedness
5 Minimizing Stress During Horse Transportation
6 Equine Traceability Canada
7 Equine Guelph, online training and resources
8 Transporting your horse
9 CVMA Position Statement on Euthanasia
10 The Unwanted Horse in the United States - international implications
11 Recommended Handling Guidelines and Animal Welfare Assessment Tool for horses
12 Certified Assessor Standards of Conduct
13 Animal Welfare and Horse Processing Fact Sheet
14 Caregivers' Guide to Rehabilitating Neglected Horses
15 Horse Welfare at Processing Plants in Canada
16 Equine Information Document (EID)
17 Body Condition Scoring (BCS) Horses
18 Equine Import / Export Requirements for Canada
19 Equine Biosecurity
20 Animal Guardianship, Equine Disease Quarterly
21 Headroom requirements for horses in transit
22 The Alberta Horse Welfare Report
23 Humane Handling Guidelines for Horses, Standards for the Care of Unfit Animals
24 Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Horses
25 UC Davis - Equine Sanctuary & Rescue Facility Guidelines
26 Ethical Considerations Around Horses, Domestic & Feral, & the Morality of Horse Meat
27 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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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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