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A new online program offers videos structured around the code of practice for the care and handling of horses.

New online training program for horse caregivers

The videos cover sections of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada has launched an online training program in an effort to increase awareness around nationally developed guidelines for the care and handling of equines. “This new video series provides a timely refresher about management and welfare practices for the animals in our care,” said project coordinator Mikki Shatosky. “Be it […] Read more

Horse owners and riders urged to take survey

Horse owners and riders urged to take survey

Survey closes Oct. 31

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada is conducting a survey to gauge awareness, implementation, and compliance with the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Equines. The code, released in 2013, is a comprehensive guideline covering basic food and water needs; shelter; freedom of movement; companionship; veterinary and farrier care; husbandry practice; and […] Read more