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Utah Congressman drops plans to sell off public lands amidst outcry from hunters

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

Outcry from hunting and conservation groups has caused Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz to drop a bill that would have authorized the federal government to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in ten Western states. Yesterday, Chaffetz tweeted...

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BLM Lays Groundwork to Eliminate Wyoming Wild Horses

Published on Feb 8, 2017

February 2, 2017

The BLM has  announced that it will begin to capture wild mares in Wyoming this month for the purpose of affixing radio collars around their necks to study their movement in the Adobe Town HMA.

This research was originally planned for the Red Desert Complex but was...

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Future of Public Lands and Wild Horses Topics at Ryan Zinke’s Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Published on Feb 8, 2017

January 19, 2017
At a three-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT), President-Elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Interior, fielded a wide range of questions spanning many issues from climate change and energy development to national monuments and tribal...

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It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing?

Published on Dec 23, 2016

December 23, 2016


It's almost Christmas, and what's the BLM doing? Rounding up wild horses with helicopters, of course. 

The agency gave the public just one day notice of its plans to capture and remove...

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18 Wild Horses Die, 1,430 Lose Their Freedom in Nevada Roundup

Published on Dec 6, 2016

The largest Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundup in two years ended on Friday, December 2 in the Owyhee Complex in central Nevada with the permanent removal of an astounding 1,430 wild horses from their homes on the range. These horses were loaded onto massive semis and trucked to the BLM...

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BLM Proceeds with Ridiculous Study on Wild Mares

Published on Nov 18, 2016


AWHPC opposed this research on humanitarian and scientific grounds. Originally proposed as a study of the migratory patterns of wild horses in the Red Desert Complex, the project has now been hijacked for political purposes that include support for eradication of wild...

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Owyhee Complex Roundup: November 2016

Published on Nov 8, 2016


Photo by Mike Lorden

The BLM is continuing on a collision course with disaster in the costly and cruel roundup of an astounding 1,100 wild horses from the Owyhee Complex in eastern Nevada which began on... Read more

3 Wild Horse Herds You Must Visit

Published on Nov 2, 2016

Viewing wild horses is a chance of a lifetime that you won't soon forget. Here are three wild horses herds who are more easily accessible than others!

The Onaqui Wild Horses

The Onaqui Herd Management Area encompasses the Onaqui foothills between Rush Valley and Vernon, stretching...

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Another Government Report Shows Corruption and Mismanagement within the Federal Wild Horse & Burro Program

Published on Oct 31, 2016

October 31, 2016

Yet another government report is adding to the evidence that the BLM wild horse and burro program is irretrievably mismanaged and broken as the agency continues on a collision course with disaster in the costly and cruel roundup of an astounding 1,100 wild...

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Equus Film Festival Now Sponsored by Anti-Mustang Pro-Slaughter Industry Group

Published on Oct 28, 2016

October 28, 2016

The horse advocacy world is reacting with shock at the news that the Equus Film Festival has named Protect the Harvest, an industry group that promotes wild horse roundups and horse slaughter, as its title sponsor for its annual event, which will take place in New...

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A Night to Remember

Published on Oct 26, 2016


The Wild Night Gala, hosted by Camille and Christopher Bently and the Bently Foundation at the Bently Reserve to benefit the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign  on October 19, 2016 was an...

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New York Times Produces Another Disappointing Article on Wild Horses

Published on Oct 16, 2016

David Phillips, reporter for the New York Times has produced yet another disappointing article that fails to look beneath the surface of the BLM’s claims that wild horses are overpopulating and the agency's hands are tied in dealing with this “problem.”


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