THE term “horse slaughter” refers exclusively to the killing of horses for human consumption. Horse slaughter is NOT humane euthanasia. “Euthanasia” is defined as a gentle, painless death provided in order to prevent suffering; slaughter is a brutal, terrifying death for horses. Though exports have been dropping in recent years, tens of thousands of American… Continue reading Horse slaughter numbers 2010-2022
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MP joins charities in fresh bid for return of Kept Animals Bill
Vet and MP Neil Hudson, echoes calls by World Horse Welfare and other animal charities following talks with bosses on proposed new border control arrangements. Equine welfare campaigners have ridden into Westminster to demand that long‑awaited legislation, which they believe can halt the export of live animals for slaughter, finally becomes law. World Horse Welfare… Continue reading MP joins charities in fresh bid for return of Kept Animals Bill
Bill on horse meat consumption takes the road less traveled
By Marianne Goodland, Colorado Politics » A bill originally intended to ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption passed narrowly out of a Colorado Senate panel after it was watered down to attempt to regulate the transportation of horses headed to slaughter. Originally, Senate Bill 38 would prohibit the slaughter of horses for human… Continue reading Bill on horse meat consumption takes the road less traveled
Jann Arden petitions Ottawa to ban live horse exports for slaughter
By Mickey Djuric | The Canadian PressVia TheSpec.com » OTTAWA — More than 36,000 people have signed a petition calling on the federal Liberals to live up to their election promise to ban the live export of horses for slaughter. Statistics Canada data shows since the promise was made in 2021 more than 2,000 horses have… Continue reading Jann Arden petitions Ottawa to ban live horse exports for slaughter
Canadians please sign petition (closed)
Petition to ban shipping of horses overseas from Canada for slaughter The British Columbia SPCA, Canada PETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU EVERYONE. Thousands of live horses are exported each year from Canadian cities (Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg) to Japan, where they are slaughtered for a luxury item, raw horsemeat basashi. It has been over… Continue reading Canadians please sign petition (closed)
Colorado bill will criminalize the export of horses for slaughter
BY KELLY WERTHMANN / CBS NEWS COLORADO Colorado lawmakers will discuss a bill on Thursday [Feb 16, 2023] aimed at protecting horses, burros and mules from being slaughtered for human consumption. While it is illegal to slaughter horses in the United States, it is not illegal to transport them out of the country for that… Continue reading Colorado bill will criminalize the export of horses for slaughter
Live horse slaughter export ban petition Canada
Petition to ban the live shipping of Canadian horses overseas for slaughterThe British Columbia SPCA, CanadaCanadian Citizens Only Can Sign UPDATE & VIDEO "It has been over a year since the federal Minister of Agriculture was given the mandate to end the live export of horses for slaughter." Thousands of live horses are exported each… Continue reading Live horse slaughter export ban petition Canada
Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.
A new bill could shut down the industry. An investigation by animal welfare groups followed horses from auctions to holding facilities to slaughterhouses in Canada and Mexico, where they were exported for human consumption By THE COLORADO SUN, Jennifer Brown reporting » Colorado and other states are sending an estimated 20,000 horses per year to… Continue reading Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.
Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?
OPINION: GLOBE AND MAIL | 30th January 2023 By Jann Arden and Jessica Scott-Reid Ahead of the most recent federal election, as Justin Trudeau and his Liberal party were racing toward voting day, campaign promises were hitting the news cycle fast and furiously. Banning the export of live horses for slaughter was an easy appeal.… Continue reading Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?
Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?
It is nearly 2023. So . . . ? Came across this Opinion piece entitled, "Canada needs to stop live exports for overseas slaughter", published by the Daily Hive, dated 16 December 2022. It was written for the Daily Hive by Chantelle Archambault of the Vancouver Humane Society. Ms Archbault tell us: Sunday night on the cold… Continue reading Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?