Tag Archives: wild horses

CHDC Year End Report – 2016

The Clock is Ticking!  The Horses Need You! December 21, 2016 is the deadline for signing E-petition 116.  This is your opportunity, as a Canadian and a horse defender, to speak out against horse slaughter!   An official government petition, E-116 has been sponsored by Member of Parliament Mark Holland.  It calls upon the House of […]

Singer/Songwriter Adam Thibert Donates 50% of Proceeds of Song To Wild Horses

Calgarian singer/songwriter Adam Thibert is donating 50% of the proceeds from one of his songs  to raise awareness and help give the thousands of wild horses that are being slaughtered around the world a voice. Adam’s song is now available on iTunes and he will be donating the percentage of the proceeds to The Wild […]

Questions for Election Candidates

There are many important campaign issues surrounding this election. The following list of suggested candidate questions pertain to equines, and are not intended to be the sole questions asked of candidates.  Please use these as a supplement to any other compelling election issues you may have, and ask candidates to consider equine welfare if they […]

New Postcard Campaign Launched in Support of Alberta Wild Horses – Urgent Attention Needed!

The CHDC, in conjunction with Free Spirit Sanctuary, is launching a Canada-wide postcard campaign to stop the capture and slaughter of Alberta’s Wild Horses. During the capture season of 2011-12 over 200 wild horses were culled, decimating many family bands. Public pressure led to a moratorium on capture permits last season. In March, 2013 an aerial survey […]

B.C. pays First Nation to round up wild horses for auction at ‘meat prices’

Researchers says that there is no evidence the program will benefit moose By Larry Pynn, Vancouver SunMay 6, 2013 10:10 AM The province paid $73,000 to a Chilcotin First Nation for a moose-enhancement program that included rounding up 14 wild horses and selling them for meat at auction — even though research in the region […]

Craig Downer to appear at Wishing Well Sanctuary, Bradford, Ontario

Saturday May 11, 2013 from 1PM – 3PM.  Seating is reserved so email now! For event details and contact info please click here.

Details on Craig Downer appearance in London, Ontario

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Craig Downer coming to Canada – Update

We have the date and time for Craig’s appearance: 1 PM on May 4th, 2013, at the Vitali Lounge at Kings University/College. Address:  266 Epworth Ave., London, Ontario. For further information, please call Jolanta at 226-456-0712.

Craig Downer coming to Canada in April 2013

Acclaimed wildlife ecologist and wild horse advocate, Craig Downer, will be giving presentations in southwestern Ontario and Toronto in early April while on tour (dates to be announced). Award-winning filmmaker and Ph.D. Mara LeGrand states: “Craig Downer is one of the most dedicated animal advocates I have ever met. When I was making ‘Wild Horses In Winds of Change’ I […]

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, […]