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ADVISORY: Feds to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Future of North Dakota’s Historic Wild Horse Herd

January 11, 2023

 MEDORA, North Dakota — Amid growing controversy, the National Park Service (NPS) will hold a virtual public informational session tomorrow to discuss the future of the historic wild horses in the Teddy Roosevelt National Park (TRNP) in Medora. The meeting will be followed by a Q&A session with a panel of NPS staff and subject matter experts. 


Congress Releases Omnibus Spending Bill that Includes a Better Way to Manage Nation’s Federally-Protected Wild Horses

WASHINGTON (December 23, 2022) — The nation’s leading wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), commended the U.S. Congress for including an important bipartisan wild horse protection measure in the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 appropriations omnibus passed today.


International Award-Winning Photograph to be Auctioned off at Benefit for Wild Horses in Denver

Denver Wildlife Photographer Scott Wilson’s “Anger Management,” Winner of Two SONY 2022 World Photography Awards


Celebrity Ambassadors Take On The Fight to Save America’s Wild Horses

Kaitlynn Carter, Brandi Cyrus, Chloe Gosselin, Jessica Springsteen, Alicia Hannah-Kim, Jenni Kayne and Brian Bowen Smith Announced as American Wild Horse Campaign Ambassadors 

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2022) — Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) announced the launch of its celebrity ambassador program to rally public support for America’s iconic wild horses and burros at a time where their future is in jeopardy.  


Leading Wild Horse Advocate Group Calls For Reform of the BLM Adoption Incentive Program

Grand Junction, Colo (Nov. 4, 2022) – Today, in advance of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) wild horse adoption event in Grand Junction, Colo. on Nov. 4 - 5, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is advocating for changes to the BLM’s Adoption Incentive Program (AIP) – a central component of the weekend’s event. 


Death Toll in AZ Wild Horse Massacre Rises as $25,000 Reward Offered for Arrest of Killers

ALPINE, ARIZONA (October 9, 2022)– Today, the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group  (SRWHMG) and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) joined forces to offer a $20,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of a brutal horse killing in the Apache National Forest near Alpine, Arizona.


BREAKING: New House Bill Aims to Protect and Preserve Wild Horses

“Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Protection Act of 2022” will help reform the federal government’s management of wild horses and burros as 2022 sees record numbers of captured wild horses and burros, animal welfare violations, and deadly disease outbreaks. 


Gruesome wild horse shooting in Arizona sparks calls for protection

Dozens of horses found shot, maimed and dead in Apache National Forest


Over 1,000 Wild Horses and Burros Sold at Slaughter Auctions in 22 Months, New Report Reveals

American Wild Horse Campaign links Bureau of Land Management cash incentive adoption program to the flood of federally-protected wild horses and burros into kill pens


American Wild Horse Campaign Pledges Reward MATCH for Justice in Nevada Wild Horse Killings

American Wild Horse Campaign Pledges Reward MATCH for Justice in Nevada Wild Horse Killings

Ely, Nevada (September 15, 2022) –  Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) announced that it will match the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) $5,000 reward fund in hopes of bringing justice to the case of the brutal killing of wild horses from Jakes Valley in November of 2021.