THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.


Caring for horses

Do you know about the new equine code of care in Canada? In the following videos you can learn all about providing good care for your horse with veterinary specialist Dr. Bettina Bobsien, who represented the BC SPCA on the Equine Code Development Committee. Find out about the industry-supported process behind the Equine Code as well as nutrition, health management, breeding, housing, humane training and other requirements included in the new Equine Code. You can also download fact sheets on skin conditions and body condition scoring.

Fact Sheet: Body Condition Scoring (PDF)

Fact Sheet: Skin Conditions (PDF)

Fact Sheet: Hoof Care for Horses (PDF)

Fact Sheet: Caring for Geriatric Horses (PDF)

Learn all about the new requirements for horse shelter in Canada.

Learn all about the new horse code requirements for water in winter in Canada.

Learn all about the new requirements for horse minimum body condition in Canada.

Learn all about the new requirements for responsible horse breeding in Canada.

Learn all about the new code requirements for handling and training horses in Canada.

Learn all about the new requirements for horse tail alterations in Canada.

Learn all about the new requirements for castrating horses in Canada.

Learn all about the new requirements for a horse's end of career or life in Canada.

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