As of July 31, 2010, an Equine Information Document (EID) is required for all horses presented at a processing facility in Canada
The document requires an owner-signed declaration to verify the accuracy of the information and must include details, dating back six months, on the animal's health and any administered medications. A number of medications are no longer permitted in horses being processed for human consumption.
Click here to view / download the EID and follow the instructions for completion.
- E.3 Equine Written Description Terms - terms used to complete the written description portion
- E.4 Equine Lot Program for a group or groups of equine animals
- E.5 List of veterinary drugs not permitted for use in equine that will be processed for food
- E.6 list of "essential" veterinary drugs permitted in equine with a six month withdrawal period
- E.7 List of veterinary drugs safe for use in equine intended for food production
- E.8 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers