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Humane Handling Guidelines for Horses, Standards for the Care of Unfit Animals

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Humane handling of horses is a priority. Responsible animal care decisions must be made particularly with unfit animals. It is in the best interest of the animal as well as the industry. The Alberta Farm Animal Care Association worked with the Alberta Equine Welfare Group to developed the Humane Handling Guidelines for Horses, Standards for the Care of Unfit animals.

These clearly defined guidelines also state what is humanely acceptable to transport and what is not. These guidelines are endorsed by the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association and the Alberta SPCA.

These guidelines were release July 15, 2008 (media release).

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 13 December 2011 11:59 )  

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