Please click here to find out about a new e-petition asking the Canadian Parliament to bring forward a bill to end horse slaughter and the live exports of horses for same.
This video shows the slaughter plant in Japan that the majority of the live draft horses' lives end at.
Actions you can take to help the horses. Send a letter to your Member of Parliament! Quick and easy, courtesy of Humane Society International. Or contact your Member of Parliament via this link. Click on his or her name to find their contact information. You can also print off this petition and gather signatures to submit to your MP. Alternatively, [...]
May 2016 A review of the live draft horse shipments from Canada to Japan First, a brief history. Back in the 1990s the live draft horse shipments to Japan were primarily made from the U.S. specifically in Washington State. It had become a big business to the Schorno Agri-Business of Yelm Washington who shipped out [...]
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 the horsemeat shipped until that date can still be sold within the EU until March 1, 2015. However, Mexico will [...]
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 the U.S. Warning: there are graphic images.
Our new calendar for 2016 is now available. Please go here for details on how to order.
CHDC creates a petition on Change.org to ask that Atlas Air Cargo cease flying draft horses to Japan for slaughter
CHDC ISSUES PRESS RELEASE Ongoing Regulation Violations and CFIA Whitewash Confirmed by Access to Information Documents on Air Transport of Horses for Slaughter ORANGEVILLE, ON, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has discovered gruelling evidence of multiple horse deaths connected to air transport to Japan, and attempts by the Canadian [...]
On February 7th, the power of networking saved a large herd of horses in B.C. Click here for the compelling story of their rescue, and learn how we can use the same simple strategies to protect at-risk horses in the future.