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Update: The Salt River Wild Horses

Published by Guest Piece, Simone Netherlands, Salt River Wild Horse Management Group on Nov 6, 2018

(November 6, 2018)...Pursuant to the Act, last year, the Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) and the U.S. Forest Service signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for the management of the Salt River wild horses. This agreement allowed the AZDA to contract with the Salt River Wild Horse...

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Spay Experiments: What Our Preliminary Injunction Means

Published by By Brieanah Schwartz on Nov 5, 2018

(November 5, 2018) This past Friday, November 2, 2018, Judge Mosman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon heard oral argument on our motion for a Preliminary Injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from surgically spaying 100 wild mares from the Warm Springs Herd...

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AWHC Survey Results

Published on Oct 31, 2018

In an effort to continue our education mission, AWHC sent candidates running for federal and statewide office in Nevada, California, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oregon a survey to determine their stance on protecting wild horses and burros, as well as population and land management....

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2018 BLM Advisory Board Meeting: More Scapegoating - More Mismanagement

Published on Oct 29, 2018

2018 National BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting:

More Scapegoating -  More Mismanagement

Between October 9-11, 2018  the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held its Wild Horse and Burro...

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BLM Euthanizes 32 Wild Horses During Oregon Roundup

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, American Wild Horse Campaign on Oct 26, 2018

The Warm Springs Herd Management Area (“HMA”) Roundup completed on October 23, 2018. The Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) rounded up and removed 846 horses, 41 burros, and 2 mules. The agency reported that 32 horses died during this roundup.


The Warm...

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Join our virtual sit-in against the USFS mustang slaughter plan

Published on Oct 24, 2018

October 24, 2018... Today, we’re organizing a rally at the U.S. Forest Service Region 5 headquarters in Vallejo, California to protest the roundup of wild horses from the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory and the pending sale of captured horses for slaughter. Even if...

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The Devil's Garden Wild Horses

Published on Oct 23, 2018

In October 2018, the U.S. Forest Service conducted a massive helicopter roundup of 1,000 federally-protected wild horses from the Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory, a 300,000-acre public lands area within the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California....

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Fact vs. Fiction: Truth About the Devils Garden Wild Horses

Published on Oct 22, 2018

FS Claim: The horses are destroying the environment.

Truth: In making this claim, the FS omits any mention of the vastly larger number of livestock authorized in Devils Garden. This link shows forage allocations in the Garden – which includes two new grazing allotments...

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What We're Doing: Devil's Garden Wild Horses

Published on Oct 19, 2018

By now you’ve probably heard about the situation in California, as a thousand federally-protected wild horses are being rounded up from the Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest. Hundreds of these iconic mustangs are in danger of being sold without limitation on...

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Wyoming Livestock Lawyer Appointed at DOI

Published on Oct 18, 2018

(October 18, 2018) Yesterday, the Associated Press announced the appointment of Wyoming attorney Karen Budd Falen as deputy solicitor for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). She will provide legal council for the DOI and primarily, the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke. This should be...

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Devil’s Garden Wild Horses

Published on Oct 12, 2018
Q: What Is Happening?

A: The U.S. Forest Service is in the process of rounding up and removing 1,000 federally-protected wild horses from the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory, a 300,000-acre public lands area in Alturas, California.

The Forest Service claims...

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Devils Garden Roundup: October 2018

Published on Oct 11, 2018
Day 30, November 8, 2018

19 horses were rounded up andd removed from the Territory on this day.  Total number of horses captured: 932. 14 horses have died or been euthanatized,  and 3 mares miscarried during this helicopter capture operation.  


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