A new start for thoroughbreds: Manitoba non-profit helps old racehorses find homes

Racehorses out on the track at dawn, Los Alamitos. Associated Press image.

TORONTO — For three thoroughbreds these days, the backstretch is a quiet acreage east of Winnipeg. But there was a time when the track was home. The fast life of a racehorse is also generally a short one. Many thoroughbreds start racing around two years old, and are retired a few short years later. The… Continue reading A new start for thoroughbreds: Manitoba non-profit helps old racehorses find homes

Nationwide anti horse slaughter protests set for Canada Oct 4th

The Ottawa Animal Defence League announces a Canada wide anti-horse slaughter protests. PROTEST AT BOUVRY EXPORTS HORSE SLAUGHTERHOUSE S.W. 1/4 SEC. 17 TWP. 9, RG. 25, W. 4, HWY # 3 EAST, FORT MACLEOD, AB OCTOBER 4, 2010 FROM 12:00PM – 1:00PM Concurrent Protests October 4, 2010 @ 12pm (all local times) Vancouver: Robson Gourmet… Continue reading Nationwide anti horse slaughter protests set for Canada Oct 4th