NATURE presents the compelling story of a remarkable denizen of the West in Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies. Filmed in the mountains of Montana, this poignant, engrossing chronicle focuses on an extraordinary stallion,...Read more
Pretty much everywhere you look these days, threats to wild horses and burros abound. Whether it’s ranchers and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) falsely claiming that wild horses are overrunning the West, or states like Utah lobbying to take over management of these federally protected...Read more
Salt Lake City, Utah (April 11, 2017)... Oral arguments in the case of the Western Rangelands Coalition, representing 16 Utah public lands ranchers, against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of hundreds of horses from the public lands in the...Read more
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...Read more
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....Read more
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...Read more
(March 28, 2017) The management of the wild horses on the Wyoming Checkerboard is a story about persistence. On the one hand, there’s the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that’s determined to eliminate them to appease ranchers who want the land to graze...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more