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New EU Rules for Import of Canadian Horsemeat

It has been announced that the European Commission is set to adopt stricter regulations on the import of horsemeat from non-EU countries.

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Activists Protest Live Horse Export for Slaughter

Animal rights organizations joined forces at the Calgary Airport Authority’swith 14 protesters waving signs and posters in front of the Aerospace Museum

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Alex Atamanenko Disappointed by Bill C-571 Vote

Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior) issued the following statement in Ottawa regarding parliament’s defeat last night of his Bill C-571 through which he hoped to overhaul the horsemeat industry in the interests of food safety: “I am very d

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Enjoy a long day of racing action, already underway on the other side of the world and ending with the Florida Derby at supper-time..keep those comments coming!   GIFT HORSE – Red Cadeaux IS THE SURPRISE HORSE in the World...

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HBPA Supports WEG’s Horse Welfare Policy

The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) of Ontario endorses and supports the Horse Welfare Policy adopted by Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG). We believe this was a necessary step to protect racehorses from unnecessary suf

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Woodbine Takes a Stand on Slaughter

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has released a statement to the Ontario racing community in order to make their position on horse slaughter clear.

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Greg de Gannes (far right) and the Stritzl family at a Queen’s Plate barbecue with CURGONE – Cindy Pierson Dulay photo     REMEMBERING GREG DE GANNES: From the DeGannes family – “We have decided to direct donations t

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TRIALS

“MAKE ME PROUD LITTLE SIS” – Inglorious (left) talks family tree with half sister DIXIE STRIKE Dana Wimpfheimer photo Media and horsepeople gathered for the post position draw for the WOODBINE OAKS yesterday in the Woodbine tent and

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Open Letter to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

An Open Letter to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency March 13, 2012 Dr. Martin Appelt National Manager Meat Programs Division Canadian Food Inspection Agency 1400 Merivale Road Ottawa, ON  K1A 0Y9 Dear Dr. Appelt: In view of Dr. Brian Evans’...

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ASPCA Calls for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter

Following the passage of the 2012 Agricultural Appropriations bill, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging support of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (HR 2966/S 1176), which would stop the

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