Tag Archives: Bill desBarres

HWAC and CQHA, Unhappy About Anti-Slaughter Bills, Write Letters of Protest to Ag-Canada

It’s clear that the pro-slaughter Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC) and the Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) read the CHDC blog,  because they’ve recently sent two letters to the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, P.C, MP, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in an apparent urgent state of mind, to persuade the Liberal government to reject […]

UPDATE – Have the Tentacles of Horse Slaughter Touched the Set of Heartland?

June 19, 2014 In the July/August 2014 issue of Horse-Canada magazine it’s reported that John Scott Productions is no longer wrangler for the TV show Heartland. Posted on March 1, 2013 by heatherclemenceau After a night of careful deliberation and a rigorous boxing match between each direction of my moral compass, I’ve finally decided to […]

Chevideco’s Diabolical Plan to Slaughter 100,000 Belgian Horses

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Thousands of horses are slaughtered in Belgium each year.  Not all these horses were raised in that country either – many were transported across the borders from the Netherlands and France for slaughter.  While horsemeat is readily available in Belgium, this  doesn’t necessarily translate into across-the-board social acceptance of eating horses, […]

Auction set after rescue of starving horses

Go here to read pro-slaughter statements made by Bill desBarres of HWAC regarding horses as a protein source contained in this article.  Please further note that numerous provincial equine federations are members of HWAC.  Therefore, this raises the question – do fees paid by individual members of these federations support the use of equines for the production of horsemeat?

Have the Tentacles of Horse Slaughter Touched the Set of Heartland?

Posted on March 1, 2013 by heatherclemenceau After a night of careful deliberation and a rigorous boxing match between each direction of my moral compass, I’ve finally decided to write about this issue.  I’ve written about Alberta a few times before – Canadian slaughterphile and HWAC Chair Bill DesBarres, the Calgary Stampede, and our anti-slaughter […]