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...Read more
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...Read more
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...
December 23, 2016silverking.jpg
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.”