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Poll Shows Majority of Americans Oppose Mass Wild Horse Roundup Plan

Published on Oct 28, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC (October 29, 2019) New polling released today by the American Wild Horse Campaign finds a strong bipartisan majority of Americans oppose a new plan to round up mass numbers of federally-protected wild horses and burros from America’s Western public lands.

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California Leads Efforts to Protect Wild Horses

Published on Oct 18, 2019

California Leads Efforts to Protect Wild Horses

Enacts legislation to prevent slaughter, promote humane management 

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U.S. Senate Directs Forest Service to Protect Wild Horses from Slaughter

Published on Sep 27, 2019

FY 20 Interior Appropriations bill language designed to stop the destruction and slaughter of Calfornia wild horses in Modoc National Forest

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U.S. Senate Committee Funds Cattlemen’s Mass Mustang Roundup & Incarceration to Tune of $35 Million

Published on Sep 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2019) Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year 2020 spending bill that includes a shocking $35 million in funding to implement a potentially catastrophic mass m

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Fate of Nation’s Wild Horses and Burros At Stake in Senate Hearing Tomorrow

Published on Sep 23, 2019

FY 20 Interior Approps Markup to Tackle Controversial Issues of Mass Roundups & Slaughter 

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Assemblymember Gloria Successfully Shepherds Bill Through Legislature to Protect California Horses from Slaughter

Published on Sep 10, 2019


Assemblymember Gloria Successfully Shepherds Bill Through Legislature to Protect California Horses from Slaughter

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Removal of California Wild Horses Begins Tomorrow

Published on Sep 4, 2019

American Wild Horse Campaign Calls on Forest Service to Protect Captured Mustangs from Slaughter

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REWARD Increases to over $50,000 in California Wild Burro Killings

Published on Aug 26, 2019

REWARD Increases to over $50,000 in California Wild Burro Killings

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Modoc Forest Announces New Wild Horse Roundup

Published on Jul 30, 2019
Census Shows Mustang Population is Half the Size Previously Claimed Read more

Statement in Response to Stacked Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Wild Horses

Published on Jul 16, 2019

(July 16, 2019) The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today issued the following statement in response to the Public lands, Forest and Mining subcommittee hearing on the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. 

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BLM chief: Euthanasia a no-go for wild horses

Published on Jul 11, 2019

Breaking: Trump Administration backs off "euthanasia" of unadopted wild horses and burros but doubles down on controversial surgical sterilization of wild mares

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House Passes Appropriations Bill With Good and Bad News for Wild Horses

Published on Jun 25, 2019

Bill prohibits Forest Service from selling wild horses for slaughter, but includes funding intended for a BLM mass wild horse roundup and sterilization plan

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