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Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) PDF Print E-mail

17 SEPT 2018 - Cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) are ongoing in Ontario. For more information, click here

 
 
Horse Breeding Realities - Reproductive Management PDF Print E-mail

Breeding horses can be exciting, but it also means we must weigh our options and make decisions. Our hopes are elevated as we picture that perfect foal romping in our fields. Our pride swells, yet we have to be realistic... (series by Judy Wardrope)

  1. Breeding Realities Introduction
  2. Breeding Realities and Basic Genetics
  3. Genetic Disorders – Part I
  4. Genetic Disorders – Part II
  5. The Selection Process and Breeding Theories
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) PDF Print E-mail

17 SEPT 2018 - Two more cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) from the Regional Municipality of Niagara were reported to OMAFRA

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West Nile Virus PDF Print E-mail

West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquitos and causes swelling and inflammation in the brain and spinal cord...

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Homeless Horses: An Update on Unwanted Horses in the US PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dr Tom Lenz, Unwanted Horse Coalition   

Awareness about unwanted horses has grown significantly over the past 20 years, and the horse industry has taken strides to find solutions. But there’s still work to do (AUG 2018)

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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