About the Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada
The purpose of the Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (est. 2008) is the dissemination of accurate information related to the Canadian horse industry to horse owners and the general public [Read more]
Promoting the humane handling of horses throughout all their life stages
The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC) is an alliance of provincial equine organizations, farm animal care groups and other segments of the animal agriculture industry.
HWAC was formed in 2008 as a response to concerns related to the humane care and handling of horses. These concerns were not being addressed by other equine industry organizations. HWAC was registered under Corporations Canada on 29 JUL 2011 as a not for profit corporation. HWAC Bylaws.
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“There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.”
- Winston Churchill.
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