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
On Monday, March 6, photographer Kimerlee Curyl traveled on behalf of the American Wild Horse Campaign to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Delta (Utah) Corrals to check on the wild horses who were captured in February at the BLM's helicopter roundup in the Cedar Mountain Herd Management...Read more
Photo by Kimerlee Curyl Photography
Update (March 12, 2016): The Utah legislative session has ended and H.C. R. 22, the resolution aimed at state takeover of management of federally-protected wild horses, has died. It passed the House...Read more
Editors Note: This is progress. In 2009, the BLM used helicopters to capture 366 wild horses and permanently remove 144 of them from their homes on the range. Three years later, the BLM used helicopters to remove 150 wild horses from the range. Now five years later, after a PZP...Read more
Anti animal welfare industry group Protect the Harvest's new propaganda film to promote slaughtering America's wild horses has received scathing reviews.
Protect the Harvest is a group that fights to defend horrific puppy mills, the shockingly cruel practice of horse soring and works to...Read more
January 27, 2017
Yesterday, January 26, 2017, was an example of what can happen when people stand up and speak out for wild horses. More than 60-70 wild horse advocates from northern Nevada attended the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) local Resource Advisory Council (RAC)...Read more
January 14, 2017
While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue...Read more