Equine Inspired Bracelets

Equine Inspired Bracelets

In these times of uncertainty in so many areas of our lives, it is so inspiring when we see acts of generosity. This is what we at Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) have experienced recently when Tannik’s Keepsakes of Halifax, Nova Scotia contacted us with an...

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Report and Petition for the EU

Report and Petition for the EU

Horse advocates of Canada - please sign this important petition to the European Union and read the damning report about the horse meat trade which includes Canada!  Tens of thousands of horses are cruelly killed in Canadian slaughterhouses every year with their meat...

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Actor Kate Drummond’s Letter to Ag Minister

Actor Kate Drummond’s Letter to Ag Minister

We would like to share with you a letter written by Kate Drummond, actress and Canadian Screen Award Winner 2020 for Top Lead Performance, TV Movie.  Ms. Drummond is also a director, producer, and screenwriter. Kate wrote to the Minister of Agriculture, Hon....

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Face Masks for CHDC!

Face Masks for CHDC!

We have exciting news!  We have a limited number of face masks with the CHDC logo available for purchase to support our work. These masks are adjustable and made from very good quality cotton.Due to the limited quantity we can only allow two masks per order.  Don't...

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JANN ARDEN PROTEST SEP 29, 2020

JANN ARDEN PROTEST SEP 29, 2020

PROTEST WITH JANN ARDEN PLEASE JOIN FOR THE HORSES! #horseshit  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 5 PM – 6:30 PM MDT Green space @McKnight Blvd and McCall Way NE Calgary Jann Arden has launched a new campaign against the practice of shipping Canadian draft horses from...

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Horse Dies on Korean Air Flight from Winnipeg to Japan

Horse Dies on Korean Air Flight from Winnipeg to Japan

On May 11, 2020 another 114 horses were shipped by air from Canada to Japan for slaughter for human consumption. Through Access to Information (ATI), the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has recently received Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports as...

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CHDC Identifies More Standardbreds Sent to Slaughter

CHDC Identifies More Standardbreds Sent to Slaughter

Through Access to Information (ATI), the CHDC has recently received and is making available Owner/Shipper forms of horses entering Canada from the United States for immediate slaughter, at the Point Edward (Sarnia), Ontario and Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec ports...

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Sobering Statistics

Sobering Statistics

Live Horse Exports for Slaughter by the Numbers Since 2008, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has been following the international trade in horses for slaughter and has been working to end it.  This trade is inhumane, unethical, and problematic for the...

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Please share this site on Social Media, and with  friends who own horses but may not be aware of the horse slaughter industry in Canada, with friends who may be taking conjugated equine estrogens for menopause, with doctors who prescribe CEE drugs, and with any friends considering taking their horse to a sale barn or an auction.

Whistle blowers are invited to contact the CHDC regarding violations occurring during horse slaughter or transport to slaughter.  Are you a retired CFIA veterinarian, an ex-slaughter house employee, a transport driver or feedlot operator with knowledge of animal abuse, or other violations? Are you a track veterinarian who has evidence of horses "run" on phenylbutazone or other drugs, and then shipped to slaughter? Anonymity guaranteed!