(September 14, 2018)... Yesterday, for the first time in nine years members of the House and Senate met in a formal conference committee hearing to negotiate the final version of Fiscal Year 2019 spending bills for numerous departments, including Interior. Importantly, this spending bill funds,...Read more
Washington, DC (September 12, 2018) . . . The end of the federal fiscal year (September 30) is quickly approaching, so that can only mean one thing: some Members of Congress are working overtime to “manage” wild horses back...Read more
The Trump Administration is proposing a significant weakening of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the first major federal environmental law ever enacted that serves as the basis for sound, fair, and transparent protections for our environment. (You can watch a video explaining NEPA...Read more
We share people’s anger and frustration about the continued abuse of wild horses in BLM roundups, and we want you to know what we are doing about it, with your continued support and participation.
1. Spreading awareness
The roundups...Read more
August 1, 2018 ... Yesterday, the Senate passed a “minibus” spending bill to fund the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other agencies. The bill maintains protections for wild horses against killing and slaughter and does not contain dangerous House provisions authorizing mass sterilization....Read more
Will the federal government join the U.S. quarter horse industry as one of the top suppliers of American horses to slaughter plants in Mexico and Canada? It could be well on its way, thanks to a new Bureau of Land Management (BLM) policy that allows the sale of up to 25 federally protected wild...Read more
We are currently in the middle of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) summer roundup season. Signaling its intent for America's wild herds, the agency has increased capacity to hold horses at its short term holding pens -- which now have...Read more
The BLM Carson City District Office is planning to permanently 44 of the Fish Springs wild horses from their homes on the range. Proud stallions like Blondie, Samson and Blue will lose their families, loving mares will be separated from their foals and the dramatic...Read more
By Brieanah Schwartz, AWHC Government Relations and Policy Counsel
The Bureau of Land Management’s Burns District Office is accepting public comments on an Environmental Assessment for the Spay Feasibility and On-Range Behavioral Outcomes Assessment and Warm Springs HMA Population...Read more
If you have a horse in your life, then chances are you also have a relationship with at least one equine veterinarian. We need you to contact him/her ASAP!
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) – the professional...Read more
By Bailey Prasad
Hello again, everyone. If you read my last post about who I am and how I became interested in the plight of the wild horse population, you may recall that I am the first Youth Leader of the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC). I began my wild horse journey a few...Read more