Horse Slaughter Bill Vote In Ottawa Next Week
This coming week, we will present a series on the efforts of Canadians to save their wild horses and stop horse slaughter. Plenty of our neighbors to the north want this tragedy stopped. We can hope that the upcoming vote will go towards saving more horses from slaughter. ~ HfH
By: Ray Baynton
The New Democrat MPP was joined by a U-S State Senator and the owner of Chesapeake Petroleum at a news conference this week supporting the bill.
Atamanenko describes Senator Joseph Abruzzo and Victoria McCullough as the driving forces behind the U-S Congress’ recent decision to keep America’s slaughter house doors closed to horses.
McCullough says horses coming to Canada form the U-S are not farm-to-table.
She says the risks being presented to human health in the current system can’t be understated.
The New Democrat MP says there are a long list of toxic drugs commonly administered to most Canadian and U-S horses over the course of their lives.
He argues those drugs are not approved for use in food animals.
Habitat for Horses is always on the lookout for a few great people, both in the office and on our ranches. The work is unique, the animals are special and we want folks who both know and understand the special connection our animals need.
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