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 scenes.


Below are a variety of resources for you to use.

Download and distribute our flyers!
English and French flyers.

Auction Flyer

American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
Details on S.1176 in the United States from the Animal Welfare Institute.

Canadian Horse Slaughter Statistics 
2006 – July 2015

Canadian Horse Slaughter Plants
Federally Licensed Horse Slaughter Plants in Canada
(Scroll down to select “horses”, then scroll down again to submit.)

Cavel Violations
Cavel was a slaughterhouse in Illinois that closed in 2007
Compiled by John Holland

CFIA limits ports of entry for slaughter-bound horses
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) restricted entry locations for slaughter-bound horses coming in from the United States by road

CFIA border crossings
This document shows the allowed border entries into Canada for slaughter-bound horses originating in the United States

Discussion Paper on European Union Regulations

Did  you know?
Discussion paper relating to horse councils and federations support of the slaughter industry

Equine Auctions
Auctions are a threat to your horse! Horse defenders are taking protective message to equine auctions!

EU Requirements March 2010
What the New EU Requirements for Imported Equine Meat Will Mean to North American’s Horse Industry 

EU Inspection Report, Canada
Final report from the European Union audit carried out in Canada in 2010

EU Audit (Horseback Magazine)

EU Inspection Report 2010, Canada (Animals’ Angels)

Euthanasia Insurance
Insurance for your horse’s euthanasia

Horse Meat Exports
This web page allows you to create a customized report showing horse meat exports by various criteria.  

Horses and Double Decker Trailers
Discusses the reasons why double deck trailers are not safe for transporting horses

Imports of Equine Meat from Third Countries
Letter from European Commission

Legislative process in Canada
How a bill becomes law.

Live Horse Exports
A document showing horse exportation from Canada to the United States and Japan, between 2006 to December 2011, provided by Agri-Food Canada.

Map showing CFIA designated border crossings and slaughter plant locations

New EID form with transient agent signature (Source: CFIA )

New EU Requirements for Imported Equine Meat
What they will mean to North America’s horse industry

Owner Responsibility
Hold owners responsible for their horses!

US Equines Slaughtered by Country and Year
A listing of horses slaughtered in the US grouped by country and year.

What You Didn’t Know About Canada’s Horse Federations
Did you know that your provincial horse federation supports and endorses the slaughter of North American horses?

What are private member bills?
A government article describing the private member bill concept.

Where would all the horses go?
An analysis of what would happen to horses if slaughter were made illegal.