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heatherclemenceau · 1W ago

By The Numbers: Study Reviews 13 Years of Ontario Racing Commission “Death Registry” Data

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Beneath the facade, commercial horse racing subjects horses to catastrophic injuries and sudden deaths. Young thoroughbreds, standardbreds, and quarter horses...
heatherclemenceau · 2W ago

Hitting Kill Buyers In The Pocketbook

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Everyone knows that abuse, neglect, and disease are embedded in the trading of horses by unscrupulous buyers and flippers, beginning with the kill buyer and e...
heatherclemenceau · 1M ago

The Science Is In: Exposure To Bute In Horsemeat Still A Big Problem

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Phenylbutazone or “bute” was at one time marketed for humans use under the trade name of Butazolidin.  It was a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID) used f...
heatherclemenceau · 2M ago

Have Your Say In The “Safe Food For Canadians” Public Consultation!

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau “The increasingly global marketplace for food commodities has created more opportunities for the introduction and spread of contaminants that may put Canadian...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

Leave The Donkey Milk To The Donkeys – Advertising Standards Canada Responds To My Complaint

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Advertisements have a huge influence on people. So it follows that advertisers must be careful about what they display to the audience in ad copy and on websi...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

Canadian Horses Being Served Up In Exclusive, Members-Only “Supper Clubs” in Japan

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Hat Tip:  Lisa In Japan, “premium consumption,” a philosophy in which consumers do not mind spending large amounts of money on trendy products or services, is...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

Horse Welfare 2016 – The Year In Review

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau Because most efforts at altruism are applied to human suffering, when it comes to horses and other animals, we still face the problem of convincing people tha...
heatherclemenceau · 3M ago

The American Humane Association Will Not Give “No Animals Were Harmed®” Warranty To Alberta Film After Bison Killing

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau In recent years, the American Humane Association has come under fire over a number of films that received the “No Animals Were Harmed®” sign-off despite the d...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

In 2017 – Speak Up For Those Who Have No Voice

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau The holiday season has never been kind to animals. Indeed, 2016 has been characterized by many high-profile court proceedings and political issues for animals...
heatherclemenceau · 4M ago

Equine Cushing’s And Insulin Resistance Group Launches First Video In Series To Prevent And Treat Laminitis

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau All images:  ECIR Group Inc. If you’ve owned a cushinoid or laminitic horse or pony, you may already be familiar with the mission of the Equine Cushing’s and ...