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

On 15 DEC 2017 the Washington State Department of Agriculture EHV 1 a 13-year old Halflinger gelding at one facility in King County, WA. 37 of 60 horses have now been tested with 16 horses confirmed positive for the Equine Herpes 1 neurotropic strain...

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Environmental Scan of Regulatory and Operational Considerations 

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Equine Disease Communication Center EDCC

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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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