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Canada and the US sign agreement on animal disease zoning as the US moves ahead with legislation that all livestock, including horses, must have valid identifiation to move between states

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Horse Slaughter in Canada PDF Print E-mail

James Laws, executive director of the Canadian Meat Council responds to Bill C-322 proposed by Alex Atamanenko to ban the import, export and interprovincial movement of live horses for slaughter for human consumption

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Equine Biosecurity PDF Print E-mail

Survey of current biosecurity procedures at breeding farms

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The journey to slaughter for North American horses PDF Print E-mail

 by C.L. Stull, University of California

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West Nile Virus update PDF Print E-mail

UPDATE 17 SEPT - Alberta has had two confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in horses / Saskatchewan has six horses confirmed with WNV

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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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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