Tag Archives: alberta

Dead, Decaying and Suffering Horses Found in Feedlots

  For Immediate Release June 12, 2019 Dead, Decaying and Suffering Horses Found in Feedlots International Coalition of Animal Welfare Groups Calls on EU to Stop Imports of Canadian Horsemeat Orangeville, Ontario: The images are shocking. A dead newborn foal sprawls frozen to the ground while other horses attempt to revive the small carcass. Chewed […]

Bouvry protest well-attended

By Anita Virginillo/Lethbridge Animal Rights Effort The Lethbridge Animal Rights Effort organized a Call to End Horse Slaughter protest on January 25, and this time the weather was on our side.  It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon with no wind 🙂 . Horse advocates from Calgary, Pincher Creek, Lethbridge, Coaldale and the Crowsnest Pass came and […]

Reminder: A Call to end Horse Slaughter – Alberta protest January 25, 2014

Update:  The Lethbridge Herald printed a letter written by Anita, who is organizing this protest.  You can read it here. Once again dedicated equine welfare advocates will be raising awareness of Alberta’s shameful equine slaughter.  Please read below: Alberta prides itself on horse culture, yet every year 90,000+ horses from across Canada & the USA […]

Numerous Horses Being Offered for Sale on Siksika Nation Reserve

Numerous horses and yearlings available at this dispersal sale.  Siksika is where  2 horses drowned during the floods in June of this year. Typically, horses on the reserves are sent to auction or straight to slaughter when downsizing (or $) is needed, so at least these people are trying to find homes first. http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-pets-livestock-for-sale-Horses-For-Sale-W0QQAdIdZ521112888

Feed for the Flood

Here’s info on what’s going on for animals in Alberta and who’s helping because of the flooding of the past few days: http://www.westernhorsereview.com/ Also, as mentioned in the Western Horse Review, here’s a group getting hay and supplies together.  Click on the picture on the left to enlarge for more info. The Alberta SPCA has […]

One Horse’s Last Steps

This is a new video from the CHDC.  It’s not graphic, just very sad as it shows what happens every day to innocent horses who, at the hands of the humans who betray them, end up in the slaughter pipeline. We gratefully acknowledge Animals’ Angels and Tierschutzbund for permission to use their footage to enable […]

Not even the Gentle Giants escape the slaughter pipeline

Thanks to Animals’ Angels and Tierschutzbund, Switzerland for use of their video.

Canadians see horse sales lag in wake of European scandal

From:  The Western Producer – Barb Glen – March 11, 2013 The price for slaughter horses in Alberta has been cut in half by recent discoveries in Europe that beef has been combined with horsemeat in some European plants and products. Bruce Flewelling, an auctioneer who buys and sells horses for slaughter, said prices are […]

Special Series: Albertans launch fight against wild horse cull

Tamara Elliott, Global News : Tuesday, December 11, 2012 3:16 PM CALGARY – They’re majestic creatures with a link to the Wild West, but the fate of Alberta’s wild horses is now in the hands of the province. About 800 wild horses roam the hills, descendants from early settler’s farms. “They live in the wild, […]

CFIA Contact regarding live horse shipments to Japan

We have the contact information for someone at the CFIA who is dealing with complaints regarding our recent investigation of live horses being shipped out of the Calgary International Airport to Japan. Please take the time to call them and voice your opinion regarding this shameful business. The number is 403.299.7680 CFIA Regional Office Alberta […]