You can help ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption.



With over 8000 supporters, the ACHWF is leading the fight against horse slaughter in the U.S.A.

Committed to the protection of all animals and to the promotion of a harmonious relationship among people, animals and the environment.

A group of equine welfare organizatios, equine rescues, and individuals dedicated to ending the slaughter of American horses.

The true mission of any animal welfare organization should be to eliminate the need for itself.  And their Facebook group Washington Horse Defense Association on Facebook.

A leading force for animal protection, representing tens of thousands of Canadians in our work to protect all animals.

The true mission of any animal welfare organization should be to eliminate the need for itself.  And their Facebook group Washington Horse Defense Association on Facebook.

The Winnipeg Humane Society opposes Canada’s lack of enforced regulation resulting in the inhumane exportation methods of horses.

To say that the founders at International Horse Registry are passionate about horses and putting an end to the slaughter of horses in Canada, and beyond, would be an understatement.

CHDC thanks IHR for continuing to be a  voice for horses – and IHR’s numerous and generous financial contributions to CHDC.

Learn more about International Horse Registry here.  Connect with the IHR family on Facebook here.


 The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition is committed to fulfilling its goals through peaceful and lawful means. Therefore this coalition will neither knowingly, or willfully, participate in, or condone, incite, or promote others to participate in unlawful or non-peaceful activities. Nor will it harass, encourage others to harass, or support those who do.


Jann Arden has created a campaign to help in the fight against the live draft horse shipments to Japan.  You can find more info at her web site.  Here you can order various products to show your support for the horses.

"Canada should be leading the world when it comes to animal welfare— and yet we drop the ball in so many ways. We ship thousands upon thousands of live horses for the overseas meat trade and grotesquely fail with their treatment. Often in tight cages of three or four - for days."

"This is an amazing, important organization... donate if you can. Even a toonie makes a difference."  

Crates Break During Loading

Crates Break During Loading

The CHDC has recently obtained documents for two Korean Air Cargo flights in June, 2020, which were transporting horses to Japan for slaughter.  The flights in question occurred on June 3 and June 29. The June 29 flight was originally scheduled to leave on May 9 but...

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All-Party Animal Welfare Caucus Meeting

All-Party Animal Welfare Caucus Meeting

Our ZOOM meeting with the All-Party Animal Welfare Caucus on January 21, 2021 was proof of the fact that the well-being of horses matters to a surprising number of our representatives in government.  The session was well attended and we couldn't help but be inspired...

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A 12 Year-Old’s Thoughts on Slaughter

The CHDC received the following message from a young supporter: “Hi, my name is Camrie. I'm a 12 year old grade 7 girl and I really LOVE what you guys are doing...I think live export and horse slaughter are such a cruel thing and it needs to be stopped! I'm trying to...

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Please share this site 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.