In historic move, Senate Appropriations aligns with House on directing BLM to utilize humane fertility control
Amid public outrage, federal helicopters descended on Wyoming’s wild horses with the goal of rounding up nearly 50% of the states horses
The agency prepares to remove 50% of Wyoming’s wild horse population
Environmental group blasts interior for ignoring cattle impacts and blaming wild horses for public land damage
WASHINGTON (September 20, 2021) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is failing to apply its own data about the growing adverse impacts of livestock grazing on Western public lands and is instead blaming wild horses for land degradation, according to a new analysis released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a leading environmental watchdog organization.
Roundup Day 8
Animal Welfare Violations Mount At the Barren Valley Wild Horse Roundup
Foals (baby horses) chased with helicopters and roped; Horses electro-shocked with high-voltage cattle prods
Leading Wild Horse Advocacy Organization Calls for a Review of Abusive Practices at Oregon Wild Horse Roundup Happening Now
Animal Welfare Violations Mount as the Bureau of Land Management Accelerates the Roundup and Removal of Federally Protected Wild Horses and Burros from Public Lands
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
Sand Wash Basin Roundup Continues Outside Herd Management Area
50 captured horses to be released as 6th orphaned foal confirmed
AWHC Cheers Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ Help in Sand Wash Basin, Plan for State Involvement
Media Update 9/9/21
5th foal (baby horse) orphaned in roundup, then euthanized for symptoms associated with capture shock, but BLM calls death "non-gather related"