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Another Florida Horse Stolen and Slaughtered

Another Florida Horse Stolen and Slaughtered

A 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, reported stolen over the weekend in Miami, Florida, has been found dead, apparently slaughtered for meat. The retired race horse, Thunder, went missing from his paddock between 8:00 p.m. on November 21st and 7:45 a.m. on read more

Puslinch Horse Rescued by Fast Acting Emergency Crew

Puslinch Firefighters’ were dispatched to a public assistance call for a horse stuck in a horse trailer on October 12th, 2015 around 09:30 hours. Ten firefighters were in attendance for the nearby horse farm on Wellington Road 34 in Puslinch read more

Fourteen-year-old Heidi, trapped in the trailer.

CVO Releases Report on Antibiotic Use in Food Animals

College of Veterinarians of Ontario (College) is releasing the final report on a project which studied antibiotic stewardship and veterinary medicine in Ontario. “With antibiotic resistance clearly identified as an important animal and public health concern, this report is a read more

Alltech to Acquire Canada’s Masterfeeds

Canada’s leading commercial animal feed manufacturer, Masterfeeds, has been purchased by Alltech, a privately held American company valued at $2.1 billion. Alltech and Masterfeeds announced that they have entered into a share purchase, under which Alltech will acquire 100 percent read more

Grand Prix Jumper Killed for Black Market Meat

UPDATE: There are still no leads in the butchering of Phedras De Blondel. Last week, investigators released images from surveillance video taken in the early morning hours of October 25th, at a Circle K store, which showed two men and their van whom police read more

First Responder Training Photo Receives Award

Equine journalist and photographer, Barbara Sheridan, received second place honours at the 2015 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet this past Sept 26th. Founded in 1955, CFWF serves the common interests of agricultural journalists, including reporters, editors and broadcasters read more

2015 Canadian Supreme Wrap Up

Exciting competition, a bigger pen to play in, and a fitting tribute were all part of the 2015 Canadian Supreme at Westerner Park in Red Deer. A highlight was the induction of long-time show announcer, Ron Anderson, into the Canadian read more

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