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May 31, 2013 Strange as it may seem, an outfit named World Horse Welfare pulled together a number of other groups in Scotland and tackled a herd of wild horses horses without using helicopters, armed guards, shock sticks or any of the usual BLM methods. In...

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Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition's Blog - April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and horse agriculture (ie. slaughter) industry is called upon for answers, their silence is the only thing heard? When presented with...

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The Western Producer - Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason [caption id="attachment_16306" align="alignleft" width="247"] Reaction when told the news![/caption] American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that could, effectively, shut down horse slaughter plants in Canada. Senator...

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NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food labeling, but also about food safety and the working of the somewhat opaque, global horse meat industry. While...

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National Post /Jen Gerson /  [caption id="attachment_15908" align="alignleft" width="300"] Although horsemeat has been passed off for beef as a tricky cost-saving measure in Europe, Canada tends to serve a high-end clientele.[/caption] It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed...

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Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="270"] Concerns related to the safety of horsemeat, especially of North American origin, have been previously raised. Kayla Grams/The HSUS[/caption] Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling...