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From HSI/International: “The new EU rules mean that from March 31, 2017, horses destined for slaughter in non-EU countries but for export to the EU, must undergo a minimum six-month residency requirement. This decision is likely to impact the horse slaughter industry in Canada and several South American countries, where horses for slaughter may be […]

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A peaceful demonstration is planned from 1-3 PM on Saturday, September 24 at the Bouvry Horse Slaughter Plant in Fort MacLeod, Alberta. Please go here on Facebook for more information.  

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THE AMERICAN HORSE DEFENSE COALITION, INC., HAS BEEN CREATED TO WORK SIDE BY SIDE WITH THE CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION TO BRING ABOUT A PERMANENT END TO THE COMMERCIAL SLAUGHTER OF HORSES IN BOTH OF OUR COUNTRIES.   Fellow horse warriors, you may recall that in 2015 when we formed the Washington Horse Defense Coalition, […]

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The CHDC has drafted a response to the form letter being sent to advocates from the Party Liaison.  If you have received the standard form letter below,  please take the time to RESPOND to your MP and enlighten him or her with a response.  You may wish to send this response as-is or make your […]

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From time to time the CHDC passes along information or services that may be of interest to our supporters.  The International Horse Registry offers registration of your horse(s) along with physical identification that will be stored in a database in the event of an emergency such as the theft or a horse or a localized […]

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The CHDC’s Eastern Region Director, Shelley Grainger, has created E-petition e-116, for citizens of Canada to call upon the House of Commons in Parliament to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act, thus prohibiting the importation or exportation of horses for slaughter for human consumption, as well as horse meat products […]

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On Saturday and Sunday, August 20th -21st, Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary held their 2nd summer festival in order that the public could be entertained and acquainted with them.  Dog Tales, a not-for-profit rescue, sits on fifty acres in the rolling landscape of King City, Ontario and is the dream of owners, husband and wife […]

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The CHDC is releasing this footage that reveals new information about the final destination for the live draft horses who are shipped to Japan for human consumption.    

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If you’re in the King City Ontario region this weekend, please come out to visit the CHDC booth at the Dog Tales Festival. The Dog Tales Festival is an opportunity for friends and families of all ages to celebrate rescue animals with a fun weekend filled with live entertainment, animal-related vendor booths, a beautiful backdrop […]

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Pennsylvania Equestrian Suzanne Bush – August 2016 In 2014, after years of pressure from Europe’s Humane Society International (HSI), the European Union banned the import of horse meat shipped from Mexican abattoirs. Dr. Joanna Swabe, the HSI/Europe Executive Director, says that her organization finally convinced European Commissioners that conditions in the Mexican abattoirs were problematic […]