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Update: Palomino Valley Roundup Lawsuit

Published on Jan 28, 2019

(January 28, 2019) We were in federal court in Reno today for a hearing on our lawsuit over the illegal roundup of wild horses conducted by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and Cattoor Livestock Roundups from private lands in Palomino Valley, a rural community northeast of the city.

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BLM Records Reveal Suspect Use of Euthansia During NV Roundup

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, Government Relations and Policy Counsel on Jan 11, 2019

January 10, 2019... Last October, AWHC sent a FOIA request to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada Field Office to request all documents related to horses both euthanized and who died during the 2018 Owyhee Complex Roundup.

As a reminder, the Owyhee roundup was...

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Surprise Roundup Devastates Local NV Herd

Published on Jan 10, 2019

January 9, 2019... Residents of Palomino Valley, Nevada are up in arms and heartbroken after days of illegal horse roundups which began last weekend by the Pyramid Lake Paiute tribe. Hundreds of locally- cherished horses were captured from private lands in this rural community on the outskirts...

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Capitol Hill Update: Shutdown & A Power Shift

Published on Jan 8, 2019

January 8, 2019... It has been a momentous few weeks in Washington, DC, and specifically in Congress where Nancy Pelosi has taken over as Speaker and Democrats now control the House of Representatives as the majority. Additionally, the President and Congress have been unable to agree on spending...

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Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Update

Published on Jan 7, 2019

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...

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The Government Shutdown: What it Means for Wild Horses

Published on Dec 22, 2018

(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...

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Happening Now: Ft. McDermitt Tribal Horse Roundup

Published on Dec 5, 2018

*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...

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2018 Silver King Roundup Continues

Published on Nov 28, 2018

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...

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Holiday shopping that helps wild horses & burros too!

Published on Nov 23, 2018
Fine Art Wild Horse Prints from Kimerlee Curyl 

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...

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Helicopters Gear Up for Winter Roundups

Published on Nov 20, 2018
Havasu Burro Roundup

Starting on November 7, 2018 the BLM began an “emergency” roundup to remove 50 burros in the Havasu Herd Management Area, which spans the California/Nevada border. The BLM states that...

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Incompetent and Dangerous Management of Corrals on Full Display at Adoption Event

Published by Prepared by Mary Koncel on Nov 20, 2018

(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...

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Approximately 40 Horses Adopted at Day 1 of Devil's Garden Event

Published on Nov 17, 2018


(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.


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