On September 9, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recommended the mass killing of up to 45,000 formerly wild horses and burros now confined to...Read more
Wild_Horsesut.jpgGreat news: A New Mexico judge has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the New Mexico Agriculture Department from selling a beloved group wild horses from Alto, NM for slaughter. Congrats to the Wild Horse Observers... Read more
This is a surprisingly good editorial from the Elko Daily News, which covers news for an area rightly known "ground zero" for the wild horse controversy.
The newspaper writes, "One thing the various parties can agree on is that this is truly a time of tragedy for these...Read more
The misnamed "Wildlife Society," a trade organization of Fish and Game managers that pushes a pro-hunting, pro-livestock agenda, is now making presentations about wild horses and rangeland impacts at Extreme Mustang Makeover Events. This organization is vehemently anti-wild horse,...Read more
The Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California is home to one of the state's largest and most robust wild horse populations.
But like other herds, the Devils Garden horses are the target of livestock grazing interests, which want to...
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More wild burros call Arizona home than anywhere else in the West. Over 5,000 burros are estimated to roam the western part of the state, where these hardy animals are highly adapted to the harsh desert...Read more
552b5a96e9edf.image_.jpgThe BLM has been quietly removing wild horses and burros via bait trapping, a less invasive and controversial method of removing horses. However, the BLM is contracting with livestock companies to remove wild horses... Read more
July 27, 2016
Each year, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) uses helicopters to stampede, capture and remove thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros from their homes on the range.
The roundups are brutal events that force wild horses and burros to run for miles...Read more