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Trump's Priorities for BLM Raises Alarm For Wild Horses

Published on Apr 11, 2017

Recently leaked documents detailing the Trump Administration’s priorities for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are raising alarm bells for many, including those of us working to protect wild horses and burros in the wild and in holding facilities.

As published by Energy and Environment...

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Scoring another major legal victory for wild horses and burros

Published on Apr 6, 2017

 

Our awesome legal team’s string of victories continued this week, with a decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upholding the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO), the Nevada Farm Bureau and others against the U.S....

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Exceeding Goals on the Virginia Range

Published on Apr 5, 2017

AWHC is proud to be implementing the largest humane on-the-range Wild horse management program in the world. (Note: Technically speaking, the Virginia Range horses are legally defined as "feral/estray horses" because they were not extended federal protections as "wild" horses.) This program is a...

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What will the President’s budget mean for wild horses and burros?

Published on Mar 18, 2017

So what will the President’s budget mean for wild horses and burros? The short answer: we don’t yet know.

(March 18, 2017) . . . The President’s budget was released earlier this week.  If passed by Congress, the budget will mean massive funding cuts for many federal...

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Update on Utah Colt Chased Relentlessly by Helicopter

Published on Mar 9, 2017

On Monday, March 6, photographer Kimerlee Curyl traveled on behalf of the American Wild Horse Campaign to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Delta (Utah) Corrals to check on the wild horses who were captured in February at the BLM's helicopter roundup in the Cedar Mountain Herd Management...

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Utah Bid to Takeover Management of Wild Horses Dies in the Senate

Published on Mar 7, 2017

Photo by Kimerlee Curyl Photography

Update (March 12, 2016): The Utah legislative session has ended and H.C. R. 22, the  resolution aimed at state takeover of management of federally-protected wild horses, has died.  It passed the House...

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Officials Plan Capture Of Wild Horses In Central Idaho

Published by Associated Press on Feb 23, 2017

Editors Note: This is progress. In 2009, the BLM used helicopters to capture 366 wild horses and permanently remove 144 of them from their homes on the range. Three years later, the BLM used helicopters  to remove 150 wild horses from the range. Now five years later, after a PZP...

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Cedar Mountain Roundup, February 2017

Published on Feb 15, 2017

 

February 20, 2017

The roundup was post-poned today due to weather conditions. However 81 wild horses were shipped to the Delta Wild Horse and Burro Facility. 

There was one death reported. According to BLM: A 2 year-old bay...

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Bad Reviews For New Anti-Animal Welfare Film

Published on Feb 13, 2017

Anti animal welfare industry group Protect the Harvest's new propaganda film to promote slaughtering America's wild horses has received scathing reviews.

Protect the Harvest is a group that fights to defend horrific puppy mills, the shockingly cruel practice of horse soring and works to...

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5 Photos That Will Inspire You To Join The Fight For Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017
In the wild, horses naturally live in organized social groups called “bands.” Family bands include a dominant stallion, his mares, juveniles who have not yet left their families, and foals.

Wild mares are extremely protective of their foals, maintaining close... Read more

Reveille Roundup: February 1, 2017

Published on Feb 8, 2017

Day 3: February 1, 2017

This morning we were allowed to view the horses that were captured over the previous days as they were being loaded for transport to the Ridgecrest corrals. No injuries or issues were witnessed during this process.

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Why are these Nevada wild horses being rounded up?

Published on Feb 8, 2017

 

January 30, 2017

 

*Read our reports from the range.

While the huge BLM Sulphur roundup in Utah is ongoing, the agency will launch another assault on wild horses beginning today in the Reveille Herd...

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