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Slaughter Summit Report: We Should Start Eating Horses

Published on Sep 26, 2017
It’s Official: Salt Lake Slaughter Summit Attendees Find Eating Horses a “Highly-Supported Option”   Several weeks ago, the American Wild Horse Campaign blasted advocates of slaughtering America’s wild horses and burros for organizing a secret “summit” in Salt Lake City on how to best manage... Read more

Wild Horses Being Removed From Public Lands Are in Danger of Being Killed

Published on Sep 21, 2017

September 26, 2017

The BLM is gearing up for a busy fall/winter roundup season. These traumatic helicopter roundups will be even more concerning than usual this year since every single wild horse captured is in danger of being killed or sold for slaughter. That’s...

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An Update on Wild Horses & Capitol Hill

Published on Sep 13, 2017

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...

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BLM Advisory Board Will Meet for First Time Since Slaughter Recommendation

Published on Sep 13, 2017
The first Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting of the year will take place in Grand Junction Colorado October 17-19, with a field tour of the Little Book Cliffs Herd Management Area on the 17th and the meeting on the 18-19. Public comments are... Read more

Wild Horses: We've had a setback but it's not a done deal

Published on Sep 8, 2017

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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...

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Wild Horse Protection: Where Do We Go From Here?

Published on Sep 7, 2017

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...

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BLM Colludes with Livestock Industry Lobbying Group to Surgically Sterilize Wild Mares

Published on Sep 6, 2017


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,...

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Congress Returns from Summer Vacation to Determine the Fate of America’s Wild & Domesticated Horses

Published on Sep 5, 2017

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...

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Make These Two Calls for Wild Horses TODAY

Published on Aug 30, 2017



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It's the last week of the summer congressional recess. And it's looking increasingly likely that the fate of America's wild horses and burros will come down to the actions of the United States Senate.


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The State of Play in DC, and What You Can Do to Help Wild Horses Right Now

Published on Aug 23, 2017

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...

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What Will Happen to the Horses in the Bartlesville, OK Long-term Holding Facility?

Published on Aug 22, 2017

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...

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International Fertility Control Conference Highlights Momentum in Humane Management of Wildlife

Published on Aug 16, 2017

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...

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