R v. Fowlie, 1998 CarswellNB 43, 1998 CanLII 28354 (NB QB)

Fowlie attempted to ‘train’ his young horse by tying a rope around his neck, and pulling it behind a wagon. Fowlie repeatedly hit him with a plank of wood. After killing the horse, he dumped the carcass in the woods. Fowlie is convicted of an offence under s. 444(a) of the Criminal Code.