‘The Hills’ reboot star Kaitlynn Carter on how you can help the American Wild Horse Campaign
By Sam Rubin, KTLA
December 22, 2020
We don't have to round up or slaughter wild horses to manage them. Arizona is proof
By Simone Netherlands, AZ Central
December 3, 2020
Arizona’s wild horses and burros are part of what makes the state unique in the American West. Our state’s love for wild horses was evident five years ago when citizens and political leaders, led by Gov. Doug Ducey, rose up in opposition to the federal government’s plan to round up the beloved Salt River wild horses from their home in the Tonto National Forest.
Neguse, colleagues pen letter to Pelosi: Wild horse roundups ‘harmful to health of animals,’ keep PZP in 2021 funding
By John LaConte, Vail Daily
November 30, 2020
A Nov. 25 letter from 22 members of Congress, including House Representative Joe Neguse, urges House leadership to consider a more “humane and sustainable” practice of fertility control for wild horses in Colorado and across the West.
Wild horse advocates hail Pendley withdrawal at BLM
By Pahrump Valley Times
September 11, 2020
The American Wild Horse Campaign recently hailed the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the nomination of William Perry Pendley as director of the Bureau of Land Management.
BLM’s wild horse management must be fixed
By Joanna Grossman, Las Vegas Sun
August 7, 2020
For decades, the Bureau of Land Management, which oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land, has opted to spend a significant portion of its budget on a failed policy to remove thousands of “excess” wild horses from the range.
Many Americans remain unaware that the federal government devotes more than $50 million each year to stampeding and rounding up horses with helicopters and then stockpiling these free-roaming animals in off-range holding facilities and corrals for the rest of their lives.
Letter: BLM numbers on wild horses aren’t backed by science
By Jennifer Caudill, AWHC
(February 1, 2020) In response to the Jan. 24 opinion by student Saige Bowen, “Wild mustangs need to be managed, not saved,” we contribute science-based evidence for consideration, instead of sweeping, unsubstantiated suggestions. Refer to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) 2013 comprehensive report (paid for by the BLM). The entire report is available to the public. We’ll paraphrase.
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
Guest Blog: Huck, Puck, and Their Official Burro Policies
By Dick Wagner, Guest Blog
As you might remember, Huck and Puck, AWHC’s wild burro ambassadors, were pulled from their range in Nevada in one of the BLM’s helicopter roundups, adopted through the Adoption Incentive Program, and flipped at an infamous kill pen in Oklahoma soon afterward. From there their luck changed, however, and they were saved by a rescue and fostered in Wyoming. Then it was on to our home in Worthington, Massachusetts.
GUEST BLOG: PRAISE, DON’T DESTROY WILD BURROS | PART II
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Healers of the Land
Guest Blog: Praise, Don’t Destroy Wild Burros | Part I
By Charlotte Roe and Laurie Ford