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Showdown Between BLM & Carson City Community: Feds Set Trap to Capture Beloved Herd of Wild Horses

Published on Feb 27, 2013
Carson City, Nevada – February 27, 2013 – Today, ignoring the wishes of the local community, including a mayor, county supervisor and State Senator, the BLM has moved ahead with its plan to capture a small herd of cherished wild horses near Carson City, Nevada. Read more

BLM Ignores Pleas of Local Community to Keep Wild Horse Family Free

Published on Feb 26, 2013
Carson City, NV – February 26, 2013 – Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, joined forces with a Nevada State Senator and local community leaders in and around Carson City to harshly criticize the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for refusing to work with local residents to keep a small group of wild horses free. Read more

Congress turns up the heat on Administration over handling of wild horse program

Published on Feb 13, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC -- Twenty-one members of Congress sent a strong message of disapproval today to outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar over his handling of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) wild horse program with just weeks left before he steps down.

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Sally Jewell's Nomination Could Be A Step in the Right Direction For America's Wild Horses

Published on Feb 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC --- The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) today responded optimistically to reports that President Obama will nominate Sally Jewell, current CEO of REI, to replace Ken Salazar as Interior Secretary.

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New Gov’t Standards for Wild Horse & Burro Roundups A Charade, National Coalition Says

Published on Feb 1, 2013

Washington, DC -- February 1, 2013 -- Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition of more than 50 organizations, harshly criticized the wild horse and burro roundup “animal welfare” and transparency policies released today by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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Wild horse preservation coalition hails resignation of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Published on Jan 16, 2013

Washington, DC (January 16, 2013). .

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Today: NV Sends Wild Horses To Slaughter Auction as Governor Inundated with Public Outrage

Published on Jan 9, 2013

Nevada Governor’s Office Flooded with Faxes In Protest of Sale of Wild Horses at Slaughter Auction

Global Support Behind Rescue of 41 Mustangs Headed for Auction Today

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American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign Responds to the BLM's New Policy on Wild Horse Sales

Published on Jan 4, 2013

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) late this afternoon issued a new policy that it presents as "another step forward" in its attempt to stop the flow of federally protected wild horses into Mexico for

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Over 5,500 Citizens Protest Feds’ New Mexico Mustang Roundup Plan

Published on Nov 28, 2012

Photo by David Cramer

For Immediate Release

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National Coalition Calls on Government to Drop Dangerous Experiment on Wild Wyoming Mustangs

Published on Oct 25, 2012

Washington, DC -Late yesterday, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, a national coalition, fired off a letter to the White House and top officials of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Wild Horse and Burro Program urging immediate

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Government Caught Illegally Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter as Agency Launches Massive Roundup Campaign

Published on Oct 1, 2012

National Coalition Calls for Emergency Halt to all Mustang Removals and Sales

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