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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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Bipartisan Members of Congress Denounce Gruesome Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Published on Jun 24, 2019

Washington, DC (June 24, 2019) … The nation’s largest wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today commended Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), co-chair of the Congressional Animal P

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House Approps Committee Approves Legislation to Begin Implementation of Dangerous Plan for Wild Horse Management

Published on May 22, 2019

Wild Horse/Animal Protection Groups Seek Changes to Avoid Mass Removals and Ensure Humane Management

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BLM to Proceed with Barbaric Sterilization of Wild Mares, Despite Repeated Public Outcry and Legal Opposition

Published on May 14, 2019

BURNS, Oregon (May 14, 2019) - Despite multiple lawsuits, federal injunctions and overwhelming public opposition, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced last night that it is again moving ahead with barbaric experiments on captive wild mares.

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60 Stakeholders Oppose Cruel, Costly Wild Horse and Burro Round-Up Plan

Published on May 13, 2019

Animal Wellness Action, The Cloud Foundation and American Wild Horse Campaign, Joined by 60 Stakeholders in Opposing Cruel, Costly Massive Wild Horse and Burro Round-Up Plan

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64 House Members Take Stand Against CA Mustang Slaughter

Published on May 6, 2019

Washington, DC (May 6, 2019) … The nation’s largest wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today commended Rep.

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Humane Organizations Support Livestock Industry Agenda of Mass Wild Horse Removal

Published on Apr 22, 2019

(April 22, 2019) The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today issued the following statement in response to a proposal by cattlemen’s lobbying groups, the ASPCA, Humane Society of the U.S.

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New Agreement for Virginia Range Horse Fertility Control Program

Published on Apr 8, 2019

April 9, 2019 (Reno, NV) … The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today signed a new agreement to implement a humane fertility control management program for the Virginia Range horses. 

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Trump Administration Again Seeks to Slaughter Tens of Thousands of American Wild Horses

Published on Apr 2, 2019

President’s FY 2020 Budget Asks Congress to Lift Long-Standing Ban on Slaughter and Killing Healthy Horses

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Nevada Rep. Titus Leads Effort to Save Forest Service Wild Horses from Slaughter

Published on Mar 28, 2019

Washington, DC (March 28, 2019) . . . Rep.

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Feds Give Cash Incentive for Mustang Adoptions - Advocacy Group Calls Foul

Published on Mar 12, 2019

Washington, DC (March 12, 2019) … The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), today took aim at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM)

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