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ALERT Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) Health Alert PDF Print E-mail

ALERT Equine herpesvirus reported in southwest Manitoba 105 horses in strict quarantine

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Survey of awareness, implementation and compliance to the Code of Practice in the Canadian equine industry PDF Print E-mail

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Regulations Amending the Health of Animals Regulations PDF Print E-mail

HWAC submission on behalf of the equine industry

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Biosecurity Standard Livestock, Poultry and Deadstock Transportation PDF Print E-mail

The CFIA, AAFC and partners have established the Livestock, Poultry and Deadstock Transport Biosecurity Advisory Committee to develop a service sector biosecurity standard by Fall 2017...

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Bills C-322 and C-571 Horse Processing PDF Print E-mail

Movement being brought forward to reintroduce legislation similar to Bill C-322 "An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act (slaughter of horses for human consumption)”.  

 
 

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Our Partners

Statement of Purpose

The communication of accurate information related to the Canadian horse industry to horse owners and the general public.

Objectives

The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada will:

  1. support the existing education programs of each of its partners
  2. promote humane handling of horses throughout all of their life stages.
  3. inform its constituents and partners of matters and issues related to the welfare of the horse population.
  4. enhance public awareness of matters and issues relating to the welfare of the horse and the horse industry.
  5. strive to network with other organizations who assist the Alliance in the achievement of its purpose and objectives.

Questions and comments may be directed to the Chair Bill desBarres 403.526.1070

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Who are we?

The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada is an alliance of provincial equine organizations and farm animal care groups whose purpose is the dissemination of accurate information related to the Canadian horse industry to horse owners and the general public.

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Bill desBarres
Chair, HWAC