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Canadian Parliament set to vote on horse slaughter bill

We have been bringing up the nation of Canada quite a bit lately here on Habitat for Horses. The reason being is that Canada is an important link to the horse slaughter chain for American horses. Canadians themselves are generally against horse slaughter, yet it is still legal there. MP Alex Atamanenko’s bill will greatly Full Article

One Step Towards Ending Canadian Horse Slaughter

Currently Canadian slaughter houses take in horses with unknown backgrounds – many from the United States, kill them and send them off to European tables. Since these horses are ...Full Article

The Canadian battle for the wild horses

Often here in our articles on horse slaughter, we speak of the horrors of Canadian slaughter houses where thousands of American horses are killed every year. Most Canadians, like ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Jane Velez Mitchell, video of her keynote speech at the 2014 American Equine Summit

We can only hope that the ideas generated here will turn into a productive message for the public and governments. Europe must be held accountable for their role in ...Full Article

Kazakhstan one of main world suppliers of horse meat

The majority of Americans are against eating horses. This is commonly known. Yet, most do not realize how many thousands of American horses are shipped overseas to be eaten ...Full Article

Reader View: Placitas, you are being robbed

It is terrible to think of people luring wild horses onto private property to deliver them into some horrible fate – most probably a kill-buyer’s hands. With so many ...Full Article

From Kentucky Derby to dinner plate: how to end the horsemeat pipeline

We need to get SAFE Act passed to stop kill buyers from sending thousands of horses overseas to slaughter. Write your representatives yourself or sign a petition to help ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article