The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition

We are a collective of people and national groups that have joined forces in order to ban the slaughter of equines for human consumption in Canada, as well as the export of live horses to other countries for the same purpose.

Coalition Canadienne pour la Défense des Chevaux

Nous sommes un collectif de personnes et de groupes nationaux qui ont unis leurs forces afin d’obtenir l’interdiction au Canada de l’abattage des équidés destinés à la consommation humaine, ainsi que de l’exportation de chevaux vivants vers d’autres pays à des fins d’abattage.


EU Ban on Horsemeat from Mexico

December 31st, 2015|Front Page News|

As it is written in the formal decision by the European Commission, Mexico will only be able to ship horsemeat to the EU until January 15, 2015.  The ban will then go into effect, but [...]

Video of Slaughter Industry in Canada and the U.S.

December 31st, 2015|Front Page News|

CHDC releases in-depth video of slaughter industry in Canada and the U.S. If you are new to the horse slaughter issue this video is intended as an in-depth introduction to the industry in Canada and [...]

Our new calendar for 2016 is Now Available

November 1st, 2015|Front Page News|

Our new calendar for 2016 is now available. Please go here for details on how to order.