(May 4, 2017)… This week, Congress passed an Omnibus spending bill to keep the government running through the remainder of fiscal year 2017, which ends on September 30. It’s expected to be signed into law soon by President Trump.
The bill contains both good news and bad news...Read more
With flowing tail and flying mane,
Wide nostrils never stretched by pain,
Mouth bloodless to bit or rein,
And feet that iron never shod,
And flanks unscar'd by spur or...
We have heards from many of you that the 1961 movie, The Misfits was a catalyst to work towards ending horse slaughter.
The Misfits was written by Arthur Miller, directed by John Huston, and starring Clark Gable, Marilyn...Read more
NATURE presents the compelling story of a remarkable denizen of the West in Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies. Filmed in the mountains of Montana, this poignant, engrossing chronicle focuses on an extraordinary stallion,...Read more
Pretty much everywhere you look these days, threats to wild horses and burros abound. Whether it’s ranchers and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) falsely claiming that wild horses are overrunning the West, or states like Utah lobbying to take over management of these federally protected...Read more
Salt Lake City, Utah (April 11, 2017)... Oral arguments in the case of the Western Rangelands Coalition, representing 16 Utah public lands ranchers, against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of hundreds of horses from the public lands in the...Read more
Recently leaked documents detailing the Trump Administration’s priorities for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are raising alarm bells for many, including those of us working to protect wild horses and burros in the wild and in holding facilities.
As published by Energy and Environment...Read more
Our awesome legal team’s string of victories continued this week, with a decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upholding the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO), the Nevada Farm Bureau and others against the U.S....Read more
AWHC is proud to be implementing the largest humane on-the-range Wild horse management program in the world. (Note: Technically speaking, the Virginia Range horses are legally defined as "feral/estray horses" because they were not extended federal protections as "wild" horses.) This program is a...Read more
(March 28, 2017) The management of the wild horses on the Wyoming Checkerboard is a story about persistence. On the one hand, there’s the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that’s determined to eliminate them to appease ranchers who want the land to graze...Read more
So what will the President’s budget mean for wild horses and burros? The short answer: we don’t yet know.
(March 18, 2017) . . . The President’s budget was released earlier this week. If passed by Congress, the budget will mean massive funding cuts for many federal...Read more