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Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Update

Published on Jan 7, 2019

Two months ago, the U.S. Forest Service completed its roundup and removal of 932 horses from the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory (DGWHT) in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, CA.  Besides losing their freedom and families, these cherished horses have endured ongoing...

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The Government Shutdown: What it Means for Wild Horses

Published on Dec 22, 2018

(December 22, 2018) ... Late last night, Congress failed to come to an agreement on a Continuing Resolution to keep the government running, sparking a partial government shutdown. If the last ditch efforts to negotiate a deal this weekend fail, and the shutdown goes into the holiday...

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Happening Now: Ft. McDermitt Tribal Horse Roundup

Published on Dec 5, 2018

*Update, December 7, 2018 .... We spoke with the USFS, and they informed us that no traps will be placed on public land during the first roundup of McDermitt horses. The snow has prevented the agency from moving the traps as originally planned. The USFS is currently...

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2018 Silver King Roundup Continues

Published on Nov 28, 2018

Day 17, December 13, 2018: 61 wild horses lost their freedom today and were separated from their families. The current total removed is 890, with 14 dead. 

Day 16, December 12, 2018: 42 wild horses were rounded up and removed from the Silver King HMA...

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Holiday shopping that helps wild horses & burros too!

Published on Nov 23, 2018
Fine Art Wild Horse Prints from Kimerlee Curyl 

Our good friend and hugely talented photographer Kimerlee Curyl, is offering nine of her incredible images of America's mustangs for sale with 30% of the proceeds going directly to AWHC! What's more, from...

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Helicopters Gear Up for Winter Roundups

Published on Nov 20, 2018
Havasu Burro Roundup

Starting on November 7, 2018 the BLM began an “emergency” roundup to remove 50 burros in the Havasu Herd Management Area, which spans the California/Nevada border. The BLM states that...

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Incompetent and Dangerous Management of Corrals on Full Display at Adoption Event

Published by Prepared by Mary Koncel on Nov 20, 2018

(November 20, 2018) On Saturday morning, I returned to the Double Devil Corrals in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, CA for the sale/adoption of recently captured wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory. Seeing wild horses who weeks ago were living freely on our...

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Approximately 40 Horses Adopted at Day 1 of Devil's Garden Event

Published on Nov 17, 2018


(November 17, 2018)...We attended the adoption/sale event yesterday for older Devils Garden wild horses captured in last month’s roundup in the Modoc National Forest. Approximately 40 of the estimated 260 horses in the Double Devil holding pens were adopted or sold.


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The Wild Mare Experiments Were Halted! Now What?

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, American Wild Horse Campaign on Nov 13, 2018
Update - December 3, 2018

On November 2, 2018, the US District Court in Oregon issued an injunction to block the BLM from proceeding with the cruel sterilization experiments proposed to be conducted on wild mares recently captured from the Warm Springs Herd Management Area (HMA...

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Controversial Roundup and Removal of Devil’s Garden Wild Horses Ends

Published by Mary Koncel, AWHC on Nov 12, 2018

After a month of  trauma and terror, the helicopter roundup of the Devil’s Garden wild horses managed by the U.S. Forest Service has ended.

In total, 932 horses have permanently lost their homes on 300,000 federally-protected acres in the Modoc National Forest near Altura, CA ,...

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Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Update

Published on Nov 7, 2018

(November 7, 2018) As the U.S. Forest Service enters the last days of its roundup in the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory, the agency is moving closer to this year’s goal of permanently removing 1,000 horses from California’s largest and most historic wild horse herds.


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What the Election Means for Wild Horses

Published on Nov 7, 2018

Last night's election results changed the playing field for many issues, including the fight to protect wild horses and burros. The power shift in the House of Representatives makes it extremely unlikely that the Interior Department's agenda of mass roundups, sterilization and slaughter will...

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