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Congress is Back: What This Means for Wild Horses

Published on Jan 10, 2018

(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...

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Pressure Building in NV to Restore Agreements for Humane Mustang Management

Published on Jan 10, 2018

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...

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The Difference You Make for Wild Horses

Published on Dec 18, 2017

Supporter –

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...

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Nevada to Give Away Virginia Range Mustangs - Please Help!

Published on Dec 14, 2017

Dear Supporter,

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...

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Conger Roundup Concludes; Research Moves Forward

Published on Dec 5, 2017

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 (...

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Wild Horses: What's Happening This Month in Congress

Published on Dec 5, 2017

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...

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We Won in the Senate .. Now What?

Published on Nov 21, 2017

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...

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BLM Captures 96 Horses in Nevada; Public Kept 1.5 Miles Away

Published on Nov 16, 2017

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...

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Speak up for Mustangs

Published on Nov 1, 2017

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...

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Report: October 2017 BLM Advisory Board Meeting

Published on Oct 24, 2017

BLM

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting

October 17-18, 2017

Grand Junction, Colorado

The BLM National Wild Horse Advisory Board met last week for the first time since making its outrageous...

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The Battle Continues on Capitol Hill

Published on Oct 24, 2017

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...

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Why the Senate's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution has No Effect on Wild Horses

Published on Oct 20, 2017

October 20, 2017

Last night, the U.S. Senate passed their Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution, which they intend to use to help them pass tax reform in the coming months.

However, this budget framework has no effect on the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations bills that...

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