Survey on Horse Welfare in Canada reveals a few surprises

Canadian Mare and Foal. By Patty Wilding.

HORSE CANADA | by AMY HARRIS How would equine industry members describe the welfare status of Canadian horses? Which horses do they believe are the most at risk? And what do they believe threatens horse welfare? These are just some of the questions a research team at the University of Guelph set out to answer.… Continue reading Survey on Horse Welfare in Canada reveals a few surprises

Carry the Kettle band members say “no” to NVF and horse slaughter

By TWYLA FRANCOIS Community members at Carry the Kettle First Nations near Neudorf, Saskatchewan, Canada have voted a resounding NO to Chief Kennedy's high-pressure campaign to buy and re-open Natural Valley Farms! The final tally was 69 against the purchase, 15 for. The experience again showed that the horse slaughter industry will stoop to any… Continue reading Carry the Kettle band members say “no” to NVF and horse slaughter

B.C. homes found for Alberta horses abandoned in snow (CAN)

Cross-posted from The Province An EDMONTON JOURNAL Story EDMONTON — Permanent homes have been found for two Alberta horses rescued from the side of a B.C. mountain in December, says the British Columbia SPCA. Belle, a three-year-old mare, and Sundance, a 14-year-old gelding, are still being cared for in foster homes until they can be… Continue reading B.C. homes found for Alberta horses abandoned in snow (CAN)

Future of McBride horses dug out of snow up in the air (CAN)

By JADED MARE Oh, look. A lawyer leaves his horses for dead in the snow, and nobody wants to prosecute because they are scared because he went to law school and might make a big fuss or something because he didn't break any rules, really. Bleh. What heroes who spent a week during the festive… Continue reading Future of McBride horses dug out of snow up in the air (CAN)