Import Regulations Eased In Canada

The Canadian Customs Office has relaxed regulations pertaining to horses imported into the country on a temporary basis.

The regulations, which make permanent the temporary requirements in effect since Jan. 1, 1997, no longer require documentation or a security deposit for horses taken into the country on a temporary basis.

Canada had imposed security deposits and documentation as a result of concerns that horses declared as temporary imports were being left in the country on a permanent basis.

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