Thousands of racehorses face slaughter: Not so fast Canada

Racehorses train at dawn in Canada. Google image.

THOUSANDS of racehorses face slaughter in Canada. This issue is making headlines usually with the number 13,000 attached to it. These horses may face death, but they cannot be slaughtered. I will tell you why in a minute. Sarah Ferguson, reporting for the Welland Tribune, reports: With 17 racetracks in Ontario expected to close by… Continue reading Thousands of racehorses face slaughter: Not so fast Canada

Canada: Cancellation of funding program could mean 13,000 dead horses

Horse racing on the turf at Woodbine in Canada. SportingLife image.

by SCOTT STINSON Cross-posted from the National Post Amid all the numbers and charts and graphs contained in the 49-page interim report of the Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel, one figure jumps out: 13,000 dead horses. It is, the report’s authors suggest, an accurate prediction of the number of racehorses that would have to be… Continue reading Canada: Cancellation of funding program could mean 13,000 dead horses