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Devils Garden Roundup Underway

Published on Sep 12, 2016


The Forest Service has begun the roundup and removal of wild horses from California's largest wild horse herd. The Service will take the horses to the BLM's Litchfield Corrals where they will be prepared and put up for... Read more

Temporary Restrainer Order Issued to Protect NM Wild Horses

Published on Sep 9, 2016


Great news: A New Mexico judge has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the New Mexico Agriculture Department from selling a beloved group wild horses from Alto, NM for slaughter. Congrats to the Wild Horse Observers... Read more

Elko Newspaper Affirms Value of Wild Horses

Published on Sep 9, 2016

This is a surprisingly good editorial from the Elko Daily News, which covers news for an area rightly known "ground zero" for the wild horse controversy.

The newspaper writes, "One thing the various parties can agree on is that this is truly a time of tragedy for these...

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The Government's Latest Assault on Wyoming's Checkerboard Wild Horses

Published on Sep 3, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to remove all wild horses from Checkerboard lands within and outside Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in Wyoming. This roundup is the latest consequence of BLM's decision to turn over control of... Read more

Pro-Hunting & Livestock Group Spreading Anti-Mustang Propaganda at Extreme Mustang Makeover

Published on Sep 3, 2016

The misnamed "Wildlife Society," a trade organization of Fish and Game managers that pushes a pro-hunting, pro-livestock agenda, is now making presentations about wild horses and rangeland impacts at Extreme Mustang Makeover Events. This organization is vehemently anti-wild horse,...

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Devils Garden Roundup to Begin in September

Published on Sep 1, 2016

The Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California is home to one of the state's largest and most robust wild horse populations. 
But like other herds, the Devils Garden horses are the target of livestock grazing interests, which want to...

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Public Sentiment Triumphs for Wild Horses Again

Published on Aug 31, 2016

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Photo by Eileen Skahill of WildSoul Photography Colorado

A year ago, public outrage saved the Salt River wild horses from roundup and eradication from the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix...

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Arizona's Largest Burro Herd Needs Your Help

Published on Aug 14, 2016


More wild burros call Arizona home than anywhere else in the West. Over 5,000 burros are estimated to roam the western part of the state, where these hardy animals are highly adapted to the harsh desert...

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Roundups Continue As Fall Approaches

Published on Aug 8, 2016


The BLM has been quietly removing wild horses and burros via bait trapping, a less invasive and controversial method of removing horses. However, the BLM is contracting with livestock companies to remove wild horses... Read more

Don’t miss this opportunity to stand up for America’s wild horses and burros

Published on Jul 27, 2016

July 27, 2016

Each year, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) uses helicopters to stampede, capture and remove thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros from their homes on the range.

The roundups are brutal events that force wild horses and burros to run for miles...

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Mare sterilization research update

Published on Jul 26, 2016


Photo | Mike Lorden


July 26, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) plans to conduct gruesome, invasive and risky sterilization experiments on wild mares held...

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BLM Roundup Update

Published on Jul 14, 2016


Three Fingers Roundup: July 26, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vale District has announced a plan to round up 100 wild horses in the Three Fingers Herd Management Area (HMA) beginning as early as July 26,...

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