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A consolidated review of the live draft horse shipments from Canada to Japan

By | June 1st, 2016|Categories: Front Page News, Investigations|Tags: , , , , , |

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 […]

Illegal Dumping of Horse Blood at Natural Valley Farms

By | December 31st, 2015|Categories: Investigations|

Illegal Dumping of Horse Blood

An investigation by Twyla Francois showing illegal horse blood dumping in Saskatchewan.

This is footage taken at Natural Valley Farms providing evidence of illegal dumping of raw horse blood by tanker trucks […]

The True Faces of Horse Slaughter in Canada – A View into Alberta’s Horse Feedlots

By | January 31st, 2012|Categories: Investigations|

In Canada’s vast Prairie provinces lie hundreds of feedlots, many of which hold thousands of horses destined for slaughter.

Whether they are cast-off PMU mares and foals, former Mennonite/Amish work horses, breeders’ excess stock, former rodeo […]

Pasture to Plate – Investigation of Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation

By | December 31st, 2011|Categories: Investigations|

The True Cost of Canada’s Horsemeat Industry

In December 2011, the CHDC released a fourth investigative report, “Pasture to Plate” documenting inhumane horse slaughter at Les Viandes de la Petite-Nations in Quebec.  This investigation provides compelling evidence that […]

Chambers of Carnage – Investigation of Bouvry Exports & Richelieu Meats

By | December 31st, 2010|Categories: Investigations|

A Sweeping Undercover Investigation of Canada’s Leading Equine Slaughterhouses

In late February 2010, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) received hidden camera footage of horse slaughter practices at Viande Richelieu in Quebec and Bouvry Exports in […]

River Runs Deep – A Report for Carry the Kettle First Nations

By | December 31st, 2009|Categories: Investigations|

This report was prepared for the Carry the Kettle First Nations who were considering re-opening Natural Valley Farms horse slaughter plant in Saskatchewan after government assistance was offered.  This CHDC report was instrumental in […]

Black Beauty Betrayed – Investigation at Natural Valley Farms

By | December 31st, 2008|Categories: Investigations|

Horse Slaughter Investigation Feb to May 2008.

This investigation of Natural Valley Farms, Neudorf, Sasketchewan has been conducted for over half a year. The various documentations of the investigation are outlined below. (Please be warned that […]