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Colic is the number one killer of horses (other than old age!) - take the Equine Guelph survey so they can get a better understanding of colic management practices

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Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Horses PDF Print E-mail

NFACC is looking for your input into the equine Code of Practice - Survey # 3 just released

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Basic guidelines for dealing with barn fires - one of the more challenging structure fires for first responders

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Just An Opinion - Horse Processing PDF Print E-mail
May/June issue of Western Horse Review
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Minimizing Stress During Horse Transportation PDF Print E-mail

Stress: A mentally or emotionally disruptive or upsetting condition occurring in response to adverse external influences and capable of affecting physical health.

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Horse Hauling Course

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