Last week, President Trump reached a deal with Congress to provide a short-term, 3-month budget extension.
Good or bad news for horses? The answer is neither. The final votes to allow or stop slaughter are now delayed until early-December.
This delay does...Read more
On Wednesday night, the House Rules Committee defied the overwhelming will of the American people and voted to block an amendment to stop the slaughter of America’s wild horses.
It's a setback but far from a done deal.
Will you contact your Senators now and...Read more
September 8, 2017
Update: The Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government through December 8. This means healthy wild horses and burros will continue to be protected from slaughter under federal law for the next few months. But work on 2018 spending...Read more
Last year, AWHC successfully shutdown the BLM's barbaric spaying experiments on wild mares by filing a lawsuit to uphold the public’s First Amendment right to observe the proposed spaying procedure. One of the BLM’s stated goals for conducting these archaic,...Read more
September 5, 2017
The fate of America’s horses – both domesticated and wild – hangs in the balance as Congress returns from August recess this week.
The actions that the House and Senate take this month will determine whether the horrific horse slaughter industry is allowed to...Read more
The summer doldrums, otherwise know as the August congressional recess, have hit Washington D.C., with still two more weeks to go until the House and Senate return for legislative business. But just because your congressman and senators are home in the district doesn't mean wild horses are safe...Read more
About 45 miles north of Tulsa in Bartlesville, Oklahoma is the Hughes Ranch where thousands of horses graze on its 12,000 acres. Although horse ranches in the Sooner state are a common sight, the Hughes Ranch is somewhat unique. It’s home to approximately 2,000 previously wild horses...Read more
Last month, the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control hosted the 8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control International Conference, which was promoted as a “continuation of an international forum for research into the management of wildlife through contraception...Read more
UPDATE: According to BLM: One five-year old bay stud was euthanized due to a preexisting injury to the fetlock area of the left rear leg which caused a severe lameness and a hopeless prognosis for recovery.... Read more
Apparently emboldened by the Interior Department’s lethal plan to kill tens of thousands of federally-protected wild horses and burros (even though the Congress has not yet approved it), the Bureau of Land Management is galloping ahead with plans to remove nearly 10,000 wild horses from their...Read more