EQUINE CODE OF PRACTICE AWARENESS AND EDUCATION
The goal of this Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada project is to raise awareness and provide educational resources respecting Canada’s standard of care for equine, the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines*.
The project includes a series of videos and reference resources that covers all aspects of horse ownership and care.
Click on the training link above to preview the first section, Duty of Care. This module provides an introduction of your responsibility as a horse owner that begins before you purchase the horse until the end of your ownership.
The full online educational program, including videos on each of the ten sections of the Code, will be available January 2020.
Please add your name and email address below to receive notification when the full program is online.
* In the equine Code, the word "horse" refers to all domestic equine species, namely horses, ponies, miniature horses, donkeys, mules and hinnies.
Funding for the equine Codes project is provided through the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AgriAssurance program.