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The Wild Mare Experiments Were Halted! Now What?

Published by Brieanah Schwartz, American Wild Horse Campaign on Nov 13, 2018
Update - December 3, 2018

On November 2, 2018, the US District Court in Oregon issued an injunction to block the BLM from proceeding with the cruel sterilization experiments proposed to be conducted on wild mares recently captured from the Warm Springs Herd Management Area (HMA...

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Controversial Roundup and Removal of Devil’s Garden Wild Horses Ends

Published by Mary Koncel, AWHC on Nov 12, 2018

After a month of  trauma and terror, the helicopter roundup of the Devil’s Garden wild horses managed by the U.S. Forest Service has ended.

In total, 932 horses have permanently lost their homes on 300,000 federally-protected acres in the Modoc National Forest near Altura, CA ,...

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What the Election Means for Wild Horses

Published on Nov 7, 2018

Last night's election results changed the playing field for many issues, including the fight to protect wild horses and burros. The power shift in the House of Representatives makes it extremely unlikely that the Interior Department's agenda of mass roundups, sterilization and slaughter will...

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Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Update

Published on Nov 7, 2018

(November 7, 2018) As the U.S. Forest Service enters the last days of its roundup in the Devil’s Garden Plateau Wild Horse Territory, the agency is moving closer to this year’s goal of permanently removing 1,000 horses from California’s largest and most historic wild horse herds.


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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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