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Hendra virus is a rare disease that can cause severe illness and often death in horses. Hendra is a virus that can spread from horses to humans.

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Environmental Scan of Regulatory and Operational Considerations 

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Horse Owners Urge Others to Plan for Equine End of Life PDF Print E-mail

Results of ground-breaking study into owner attitudes show over 70% of owners have no plan in place ... www.worldhorsewelfare.org/Article/Horse-Owners-Urge-Others-to-Plan-for-Equine-End-of-Life

 
 
Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines PDF Print E-mail
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Equine Surveillance Network

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