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Wild Horses & Capitol Hill: Hurry Up and Wait

Published on Feb 6, 2018

(February 8, 2018) Hurry up and wait is once again the message from Capitol Hill as AWHC works to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) continued push to slaughter wild horses.

There’s a likely new deadline looming for the federal budget in Washington as the short-term...

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Fact-checking fake news about wildlife fertility control

Published on Jan 27, 2018

The wildlife fertility control vaccine PZP is supported by nearly 40 organizations as a humane way to manage wild horses and reduce the use of inhumane roundups.

However, there are some opponents to the approach and a few have worked to spread...

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Five Things the Government Shutdown Could Mean for Wild Horses & Burros

Published on Jan 20, 2018

(January 20, 2018) ... Late last night, the U.S. Senate failed to come to agreement on a Continuing Resolution to keep the government running, sparking a government shutdown. The duration of the shutdown is unknown, as Senators and House members meet todayin another attempt to...

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Winter Wild Horse Roundups in Full Force

Published on Jan 17, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) winter roundup season is upon us. The traumatic helicopter roundups that will be conducted this season are even more concerning than usual,  since every single wild horse captured is in danger of being killed or sold for slaughter....

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Congress is Back: What This Means for Wild Horses

Published on Jan 10, 2018

(Jan. 11, 2018) ... Congress is back in session this week, with Members of the House and Senate set to return to Washington to continue negotiations on the  budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which officially began on October 1, 2017. After a last minute deal before Christmas to...

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Pressure Building in NV to Restore Agreements for Humane Mustang Management

Published on Jan 10, 2018

January 11, 2018... It’s been nearly two months since the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) abruptly terminated two Cooperative Agreements between the state and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) that allowed for the rescue and humane management of the Virginia...

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The Difference You Make for Wild Horses

Published on Dec 18, 2017

Supporter –

There’s one thing standing between our opponents getting their way and ushering in a new policy to slaughter America’s wild horses: you.

This was our organization’s most challenging year ever. But, thanks to you, we...

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Nevada to Give Away Virginia Range Mustangs - Please Help!

Published on Dec 14, 2017

Dear Supporter,

Nevada’s beloved Virginia Range mustangs are in grave danger.

On Tuesday, the Nevada Board of Agriculture voted to direct the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) to transfer ownership of the estimated 3,000 Virginia...

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Conger Roundup Concludes; Research Moves Forward

Published on Dec 5, 2017

The Conger roundup concluded on December 3, 2017 with a total of 111 wild horses captured. 

This roundup is part of an ongoing "population control research" study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado State University to assess the impacts of gelding (...

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Wild Horses: What's Happening This Month in Congress

Published on Dec 5, 2017

December 5, 2017 ... You may have heard that things in Washington are not working very well these days, and we’re here to report that’s exactly correct. Congress should have completed Fiscal Year 2018 spending legislation – including for the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program...

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We Won in the Senate .. Now What?

Published on Nov 21, 2017

November 21, 2017

Yesterday’s news that the Senate Appropriations Committee has maintained protections for wild horses against killing and slaughter was a major positive development in the fight to protect wild horses and burros from Interior Secretary Zinke’s plan to destroy...

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