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Government Abandons Plan to Subject Wild Horses in Utah to Controversial Sterilization Surgeries

Government Abandons Plan to Subject Wild Horses in Utah to Controversial Sterilization Surgeries

American Wild Horse Campaign declares victory for the third time in 5-year legal effort to block procedure


U.S. Forest Service to Decimate the Heber Wild Horses Rally Planned in Opposition

Public Can Weigh in With Comments Until April 22. A protest is being planned on the same day.


BLM Releases Plan to Destroy 40 Percent of Wyoming’s Wild Horse Population

ROCK SPRINGS, WY (April 5, 2021) —  Today, the nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), assailed a plan by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to destroy an iconic population of wild horses living in a 2.5 million acres habitat in the “Wyoming Checkerboard” in the southern part of the state. 


Nevada Wild Horse Advocates Unite to Oppose SJR3: State Resolution Calls for Mass Wild Horse Roundups in Nevada

Nevada Wild Horse Advocates Unite to Oppose SJR3

State Resolution Calls for Mass Wild Horse Roundups in Nevada


American Wild Horse Campaign Applauds Confirmation of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

WASHINGTON, DC (March 15, 2021) The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is hailing today’s confirmation of U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior:  


Group Charges Trump Appointment Violates Federal Advisory Committee Act

WASHINGTON, DC (February 23, 2021) — The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, sent a letter yesterday addressed to the Deputy Solicitor and Committee Management Officer for the Interior Department charging that an appointment made in the final days of the Trump Administration violates the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).


BLM Roundup Season Ends with 31 Wild Horses Dead in Latest Nevada Capture Operations

American Wild Horse Campaign Calls on Biden Administration to Rein in the BLM; Improve Treatment of Iconic Animals

RENO, NEVADA (February 18, 2021) The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) wild horse and burro roundup season ended this week with the conclusion of two large-scale capture operations in eastern Nevada. According to agency policy, the BLM will pause roundups from March 1 through June 30 for the foaling season. 


AWHC Blasts U.S. Forest Service For Selling Protected California Wild Horses For $1 Per Horse

U.S. Taxpayers to Fund Transportation of Wild Horses Purchased Under New Plan by U.S. Forest Service