When speaking to reporters, we’re often asked why the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not embrace the use of the scientifically recommended fertility control vaccine, PZP, as a management tool for our wild herds.
It’s a vexing question that we struggle to answer. A calcified...Read more
(February 8, 2018) Hurry up and wait is once again the message from Capitol Hill as AWHC works to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) continued push to slaughter wild horses.
There’s a likely new deadline looming for the federal budget in Washington as the short-term...Read more
The wildlife fertility control vaccine PZP is supported by nearly 40 organizations as a humane way to manage wild horses and reduce the use of inhumane roundups.
However, there are some opponents to the approach and a few have worked to spread...Read more
(January 20, 2018) ... Late last night, the U.S. Senate failed to come to agreement on a Continuing Resolution to keep the government running, sparking a government shutdown. The duration of the shutdown is unknown, as Senators and House members meet todayin another attempt to...Read more
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) winter roundup season is upon us. The traumatic helicopter roundups that will be conducted this season are even more concerning than usual, since every single wild horse captured is in danger of being killed or sold for slaughter....Read more
(Jan. 11, 2018) ... Congress is back in session this week, with Members of the House and Senate set to return to Washington to continue negotiations on the budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which officially began on October 1, 2017. After a last minute deal before Christmas to...Read more
January 11, 2018... It’s been nearly two months since the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) abruptly terminated two Cooperative Agreements between the state and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) that allowed for the rescue and humane management of the Virginia...Read more
There’s one thing standing between our opponents getting their way and ushering in a new policy to slaughter America’s wild horses: you.
This was our organization’s most challenging year ever. But, thanks to you, we...Read more
Nevada’s beloved Virginia Range mustangs are in grave danger.
On Tuesday, the Nevada Board of Agriculture voted to direct the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) to transfer ownership of the estimated 3,000 Virginia...Read more
The Conger roundup concluded on December 3, 2017 with a total of 111 wild horses captured.
This roundup is part of an ongoing "population control research" study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado State University to assess the impacts of gelding (...Read more
December 5, 2017 ... You may have heard that things in Washington are not working very well these days, and we’re here to report that’s exactly correct. Congress should have completed Fiscal Year 2018 spending legislation – including for the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program...Read more