press release

Deadly Federal Wild Horse Roundups Conclude in Nevada

39 federally-protected wild horses including small foals, perished in operations

RENO, NV (August 22, 2023) — Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the conclusion of two controversial large-scale capture operations in eastern Nevada, which unfortunately resulted in the tragic deaths of 39 federally-protected wild horses.

U.S. Senate Committee Urges National Park Service to Maintain Historic Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horse Herd

Language, championed by Senator Hoeven, calls for the National Park Service to preserve North Dakota’s only wild horse herd

U.S. Senate Committee Directs Major Changes in Federal Wild Horse & Burro Management

Appropriations bill prohibits wild horse slaughter and prioritizes humane fertility control and management 

U.S. House Committee Takes Steps to Improve Federal Management of Wild Horses

WASHINGTON (July 20, 2023) — Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commends the U.S.

VIDEO: Stallion Suffers Horrific Injury Escaping from Trap at Gov’t Wild Horse Roundup Yesterday


Death toll rises to five as two more foals also die after helicopter chase in summer heat


Bill Introduced to Ban Brutal Helicopter Roundups of Wild Horses

Washington, DC (May 24, 2023)—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commend US Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV), David Schweikert (R-AZ), and Steve Cohen (D-TN) for reintroducing today the Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act to prohibit costly and inhumane helicopter roundups of wild horses.

Apache Sitgreaves National Forest Trapping Wild Horses During Foaling Season

Without public notice, the Forest Service resumes controversial capture operation of Alpine wild horses; young foals at risk of injury and death

AWHC applauds the reintroduction of the SAFE Act in the U.S. House of Reps.

The Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act would permanently ban horse slaughter in the US and stop the export of slaughter-bound equines to Mexico and Canada 

Groups File Lawsuit Over Government Plan to Eradicate One-Third of Wyoming’s Wild Horse Population 

Bureau of Land Management plan amendment “zeroes out” the Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas in Wyoming Checkerboard, while slashing the size of protected habitat in Adobe Town