December 30, 2020: 

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Spirit’s Whisper Ranch

Spirit’s Whisper Ranch

It is with deep gratitude that Spirit’s Whisper Ranch (SWR) extends a huge "Thank You" to the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) and Jann Arden’s www.horseshit.ca campaign for their financial donation. This donation assisted with recent, unexpected vet care...

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Earth Arc Rescue and Becca

Earth Arc Rescue and Becca

Earth Arc and Becca In 2010, Becca was one of 38 starving and injured horses the SPCA seized in New Brunswick. Becca was a rack of bones, barely able to stand, with one eye sunken in and infected. Unfortunately, Becca’s eye had to later be surgically removed. The...

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From abandonment to Stardom! This is the story of Barnie.

From abandonment to Stardom! This is the story of Barnie.

When discovered by Silver Willow Rescue it was disclosed that he’d been down for days in the hot sun just laying there waiting to die.    He had a severely injured spine and was left to die after spending his life as a work horse on a Mennonite Farm.  The dead stock...

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Barton Feeders

Barton Feeders

Honouring Slain Horses at Ontario’s Barton Feeders  Owen Sound, once a busy port city, is strategically located at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham Rivers on an inlet of Georgian Bay in Ontario. Tourism and agriculture are integral to the local economy. The...

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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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Hope

Hope

Hope By: Laura Cull My darling Hope was with me for ten and half precious years. When our time together began, I had no idea all the incredible ways she would change my life or all the blessed teachings she would impart on me. She became the apple of my eye, my pride...

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OUR PATRON

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."  

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!