(September 18, 2019) Thanks to all the members of our herd who galloped to action last week to let the Senate know that the so-called Path Forward for wild horses -- being pushed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, ASPCA, HSUS and Return to Freedom -- is a giant step...Read more
The wild horses in the Onaqui Herd Management Area (HMA) are arguably the most visited and cherished mustang population in the country. The herd’s accessibility provides a unique experience for visitors and photographers who, in turn, share their photographs and stories of these iconic animals...Read more
The wild horses in the Onaqui Herd Management Area (HMA) are arguably the most visited and cherished mustang population in the country. The herd’s accessibility provides a unique experience for visitors and photographers who, in turn, share their photographs and stories...Read more
The Fish Creek HMA is located just a few miles south of Eureka, Nevada in the Antelope and Little Smokey Valleys and in the Antelope and Fish Creek Mountains. The area consists of 250,244 acres of BLM land and 2,527 acres of a mix of private and other public lands for a total of 252,771 acres....Read more
On September 5, 2019, the U.S. Forest Service began another roundup of approximately 500 California mustangs from the Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory from within the Modoc National Forest in Alturas, California.
This latest roundup follows the controversial removal of 932...Read more
(August 13, 2019) In July, the U.S. Forest Service announced a scoping comment period for proposed actions to establish a plan for Oregon’s Murderers Creek Wild Horse Joint Management Area (JMA) and to make amendments to the Malheur Forest Plan.
The Murderers...Read more
“Fake news” is a reality in today’s society, and our wild horses and burros are not immune from the barrage of inaccurate, misleading, agenda-driven reporting.
A recent example is Jason G. Goldman’s “Feral Horses, Fierce Controversy” that...Read more
(August 5, 2019) Fifty years ago, Congress enacted the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which requires federal agencies (like the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service) to assess the environmental effects of proposed actions on public lands prior to...Read more
The Pine Nut Mountains HMA consists of 95,391 BLM public lands acres, as well as 8,925 acres of a mix of both private and other public lands for a total of 104,316 acres. The BLM has established an arbitrary population limit of just 118-179 wild horses allowed to reside within the HMA.
A massive reorganization of the BLM that involves moving its headquarters to Grand Junction, CO and transferring most of its Washington, D.C. staff out west is raising concerns about the future of federal lands and the agency tasked with managing and conserving them. ...Read more
The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board is meeting on July 9 -11 in Boise, Idaho. In recent years, the BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program has gone from bad to worse, and the special interest agenda of achieving the virtual extinction of wild free-roaming horses and burros for...Read more
(June 18, 2019) In 2017, the Wildlife Society and its National Wild Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition, representing livestock and hunting interests including the NRA and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, organized a summit on wild horse management in Salt Lake City....Read more