AMERICAN HORSE RESCUE CENTRES & ORGANIZATIONS
If you have an established equine rescue and would like to be included on our list, please contact the CHDC at email@example.com. We will require references from your veterinarian and farrier.
If you have changed your web site or are no longer rescuing please advise us as soon as possible so that we may remove you from our list and keep it current. Thanks!
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."
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.
"Purple" is literally the face of a horse meant to disappear to slaughter. We call him Purple as a short form for "the horse with the purple vet wrap on his front leg" as that is how he was sold to the kill buyer. It kind of stuck. My vet believes his tattoo was...
This morning, March 8th, 2021, an important meeting was held with various groups involved in stopping the import to the EU of horse meat from countries where welfare and human health are concerning issues. Worth noting is that there were representatives of the...
March 2, 2021 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has released their 2020 Q4 Horse Trade Summary. There has been a significant decrease in the number of horses exported for slaughter, US horses imported for slaughter and horse meat exports. Compared to the same period...
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.