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
November 21, 2017
Yesterday’s news that the Senate Appropriations Committee has maintained protections for wild horses against killing and slaughter was a major positive development in the fight to protect wild horses and burros from Interior Secretary Zinke’s plan to destroy...Read more
Yesterday, November 15, 2017, the BLM rounded up 96 (28 stallions, 42 mares, 26 foals) from the Fox and Lake Range Herd Management Areas (HMAs) outside Gerlach, Nevada. Observing the roundup for AWHC was Maureen Daane. A French documentary journalist and several staff members of U.S. Senator...Read more
While we fight to save our humane mustang management program in Nevada, we cannot lose sight of the national issue.
With Senate appropriations delayed and the timeline still uncertain, now isn't the time to take a rest. Our opposition isn't.
Already, dozens of our supporters have...Read more
October 23, 2017
As you know by now, the Senate Appropriations Committee has again delayed markup hearings for Fiscal Year 2018 Interior appropriations legislation. The markups are tentatively scheduled for the week of October 30th, although there is...Read more
By: Suzanne Roy, Executive Director, American Wild Horse Campaign
Ben Masters made a movie about riding mustangs on a long-distance journey through the West. It’s an apt metaphor, not only for the place of the mustang in the history of America – the horse we...Read more