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Where would all the horses go?
Mr. John Hettinger’s thoughtful insight to the big question.
Norval Meats Permanent Closure and Memorial
Norval Meats, Ontario’s last horse slaughter plant, has recently been removed from the list of federally inspected plants.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chambers of Carnage
A Sweeping Undercover Investigation of Canada’s Leading Equine Slaughterhouses
Natural Valley Farms Not Re-Opening
Community members at Carry the Kettle First Nations voted no to horse slaughter plant
Concerns regarding Carry the Kettle
Report to Carry the Kettle First Nations from CHDC
Letter to Editor of MacLean’s
by Denise Lockhart
Horse slaughter dream a financial nightmare
“Natural Valley Farms died the day the decision makers chose to kill horses” by John Holland
Pregnant mare, 2 other wild Alberta horses found shot to death
From April 2009, evidence at the scene indicates that the mare went into labour after she was shot
Showdown at Horse Slaughter Pass
April 25, 2009 by John Holland
Prices Soaring for Unwanted Horses
March 21, 2009 by John Holland
The issue of horse slaughter
An article from Down The Stretch
Quarter horses born for slaughter
An article by John Holland
CHDC Calls for Audit of All Canadian Equine Slaughterhouses
July 2011. The CHDC writes to the CFIA calling for an audit
A Year in Review And Going Forward into 2009
Review of 2008 and plans for 2009.
Hormone use linked to breast cancer
Major American study ties hormone use to breast cancer
More current report on the feedlots
Horses on Japanese Plates
Report from 2007 saying that horsemeat will remain part of Japanese cuisine despite US ban on horse slaughter
Wild horses shot dead in BC
From 2005 – RCMP investigates claim of killings
Omak Suicide Race
The deadliest horse race in the world
More on the Omak Race
More layoffs in the PMU industry
From 2005 – Layoffs result in thousands of ‘unwanted’ horses
Last Roundup Feared
Toronto Star 2005 – For Canada’s wild horses the future appears bleak
Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption – essay being updated
What is the state of horse slaughter in Canada?
Dealing in Horse Flesh
Article from 2005 interviewing Sinikka Crosland, now Executive Director of the CHDC and Claude Bouvry.
The Slaughter Market – essay being updated
Where do the horses come from?
Where would all the horses go? What would happen to the horses if they weren’t slaughtered?
Horse Slaughter: an unnecessary evil
Report commissioned by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation – Profit and expediency drive the market
ID tagging program-equine traceability
Why is there interest in a federal tagging program to identify Canadian horses?
Canadians on Horse Slaughter – essay being updated
64% of Canadians oppose slaughtering horses for human consumption.