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...Read more
(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...Read more
*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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
(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...Read more
(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.
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...Read more
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 ,...Read more
(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.
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...Read more