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Wild Horse Group Assails Feds’ Plan to Sell CA Wild Horses for $1 a Piece Starting This Week

Published on Dec 18, 2018

AWHC Charges:  “Forest Service is treating national treasures like trash.”

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AWHC Responds to BLM Utah's Plan to Roundup Famed Onaqui Wild Horses

Published on Dec 14, 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah (December 14, 2018)...The American Wild Horse Campaign today issued the following statement in response to the BLM's announcement that it intends to round up and r

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AWHC Applauds New California Bill to Protect Wild and Domestic Horses

Published on Dec 4, 2018

Sacramento, CA (December 4, 2018)... The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today applauded California Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) for introducing legislation AB128 to protect the state’s wild and domestic horses.

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Advocates File for Injunction to Block Forest Service from Selling Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Nov 26, 2018

San Francisco, CA (November 27, 2018) ... Late yesterday, advocates filed a motion for preliminary injunction in the U.S.

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Advocacy Group Slams BLM for Mass Removal of Wild Horses

Published on Nov 19, 2018

Ely, Nevada (November 19, 2018) … The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), today blasted the Bureau of Land

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California Attorney General Warns Feds: Selling Wild Horses for Slaughter is a Felony

Published on Nov 10, 2018

Sacramento, CA (November 10, 2018) . . . California Attorney General Anthony Becerra yesterday joined a growing list of California elected officials who have spoken out against the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to sell federally-protected wild horses without limitation on slaughter.

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BLM Drops Planned Sterilization Experiments on Oregon’s Wild Mares

Published on Nov 7, 2018

Portland, Oregon (November 7, 2018) — Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced that it will drop proposed sterilization experiments on wild horses in Oregon, just days after a federal judge issued a

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Wild Horse Group Calls for Halt to California Mustang Roundup Amidst “Fever” Outbreak

Published on Nov 5, 2018

Alturas, California (November 5, 2018) … Amidst reports of a contagious outbreak of “pigeon fever” amongst captured wild horses bein

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Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit to Block Slaughter of California Wild Horses

Published on Oct 22, 2018

San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2018) . . . Late Friday, two California-based national advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit to block the U.S.

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Wild Horse Advocates Intervene in Beaver County Lawsuit

Published on Oct 19, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal district court judge decided this week to allow a coalition of advocates to intervene as defendants in a suit filed by Beaver County, Utah, which would threaten wild horses and tie the hands of those that manage them.

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Forest Service Bends to Public Pressure; Extends Time Before Selling Modoc Wild Horses for Slaughter

Published on Oct 13, 2018

Agency Does Not Halt Roundup or Commit to Protecting Horses from Slaughter

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