Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is the Chairwoman of the subcommittee that will decide, as early as Tuesday, whether we continue protections for wild horses or not. She has always stood with the 80% of Americans who do not want to slaughter America's 92,000 wild horses and burros. But...Read more
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...Read more
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
(September 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...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