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Leading Wild Horse Group Calls for Removal of Livestock from Public Lands During Drought

Leading Wild Horse Group Calls for Removal of Livestock from Public Lands During Drought

Citing the drought in the West, the American Wild Horse Campaign calls for removing private livestock from public lands before removing federally protected wild horses and burros 


BLM’s Adoption Incentive Program Sends Over A Dozen More Wild Horses and Burros to Slaughter Auctions

Agency’s recent reforms will not stop this tax-subsidized slaughter pipeline for these federally-protected icons


BLM Changes to Wild Horse Adoption Incentive Program Insufficient to Prevent Slaughter

Group that helped expose program as a pipeline to slaughter for scores of wild horses and burros says cash payments for adoption must end 


AWHC Vows to Challenge BLM Plan to Roundup 3,500+ Wild Horses from WY This Fall

American Wild Horse Campaign Vows to Challenge BLM Plan to Roundup 3,500+ Wild Horses from Wyoming This Fall

Action will decimate 45 percent of Wyoming’s wild horse population


Unique Catalogue Project Offers Unusual Insight into Utah Wild Horse Roundup

American Wild Horse Campaign Onsite, Providing Daily Reports, Photos and Video


Bay Area Sanctuary Rescues Victims of Federal Wild Horse Slaughter Program 

Equine refuge steps up to save 7 wild horses and burros adopted through controversial Bureau of Land Management Adoption Incentive Program then dumped at slaughter auctions 


Leading Wild Horse NGO Delivers 50K Signatures to Interior to Halt to Controversial Roundup

WASHINGTON (July 8, 2021) — Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, hand-delivered the signatures of 50,000 citizens to the U.S. Department of the Interior with a final plea to Secretary Deb Haaland and Acting Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Nada Culver to suspend plans to round up and remove 80% of the famed Onaqui Mountains wild horse herd in Utah.


House Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program

House Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program


Interior Budget Scapegoats Wild Horses for Climate Change on Public Lands

Interior Budget Scapegoats Wild Horses on Public Lands for Climate Change 

Biden budget justification calls for the mass roundup and removal of thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros