Canadian horse slaughter Tag

BLM reins in wild horses

Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps - The Gazette [caption id="attachment_13571" align="alignleft" width="230"] Under new rules buyers like Tom Davis will no longer be able to purchase hundreds of wild horses at a time[/caption] The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely...

Horse slaughter in Mexico

From Friday noon until Morning morning, we had around 48 hours of bliss, thinking that horse slaughter had ended, followed by 12 hours of turmoil while we waited for some kind of official word, then the final realization came that nothing had changed. Now the...

US Horses heading back to Canadian slaughterhouses

The Examiner OCTOBER 15, 2012 [caption id="attachment_13308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Examiner.com[/caption]This morning doors to Canadian killing floors reopened to take American horses for export. On Friday apparently an "incorrectly labelled" shipment arrived in France causing the temporary shutdown of US horses accepted for import into the European...

Horse sold to slaughter

Horse dealers and “killbuyers” arriving with their trucks filled with American horses slated to be slaughtered in Canada for their meat were told early Friday morning to take their horses and go home. According to the Equine Welfare Alliance, New Holland Auction in Pennsylvania, Sugarcreek...

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Since around noon on Friday, October 12, the majority of horses in the US have finally been safe – at least from the threat of slaughter. Both the Canadian and Mexican plants received orders from the EU (European Union) that they will not accept meat...

Equine Welfare Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: John Holland, Equine Welfare Alliance 540.268.5693 john@equinewelfarealliance.org Sinikka Crosland, Canadian Horse Defence Coalition 250.681.1408 info@defendhorsescanada.org CONFUSION REINS AS CANADIAN SLAUGHTER PLANTS STOP SLAUGHTERING US HORSES Chicago (EWA) – US horses are no longer being accepted by Canadian horse slaughter plants, according to multiple sources. The Shipshewana auction in Indiana confirmed...

Dallas Crown kill pen - are these old nags - no they are healthy horses - note the head injury

Horse slaughter proponents basically complain that, without horse slaughter in the United States, owners would not have a "viable" solution to "dispose of" their old, diseased or merely "unwanted" horses, hence creating a rise in abuse and neglect cases. It's typical of such individuals to...