Opinion: Sen Murkowski can help determine the future of the American wild horse

By Suzanne Roy, Special to Juneau Empire

September 3, 2020

The great Alaskan wilderness is home to iconic wildlife, and it would be very hard to imagine Alaska without its majestic bears, caribou, moose and other wild creatures.

In the Western Lower 48, the wild mustang is the iconic image of rugged American freedom, the loss of which would be just as devastating. These unique resources should be carefully stewarded for future generations to enjoy, and Alaskans can play an important role in making sure this happens.

Titus amendment directs $11 million to wild horse birth control program

By Jeniffer Solis, Nevada Current

July 28, 2020

The House of Representatives has approved $102.6 million for the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, a portion of which will be spent on implementing a humane fertility control vaccine used to manage wild horse populations.

The Senate has yet to take up companion legislation.

Rep. Titus Calls for Urgent Reform in Wild Horse and Burro Management After Tragic Semi-Truck Accident Claims Lives of 7 Recently-Captured Horses

.Reno, NV (November 17, 2023) - Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC), the nation's leading wild horse advocacy organization, applauds Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) for authoring a letter calling on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to investigate and disclose the circumstances surrounding a 

U.S. Senate Committee Urges National Park Service to Maintain Historic Teddy Roosevelt Wild Horse Herd

Language, championed by Senator Hoeven, calls for the National Park Service to preserve North Dakota’s only wild horse herd

U.S. Senate Committee Directs Major Changes in Federal Wild Horse & Burro Management

Appropriations bill prohibits wild horse slaughter and prioritizes humane fertility control and management 

U.S. House Committee Takes Steps to Improve Federal Management of Wild Horses

WASHINGTON (July 20, 2023) — Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commends the U.S.

Bill Introduced to Ban Brutal Helicopter Roundups of Wild Horses

Washington, DC (May 24, 2023)—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commend US Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV), David Schweikert (R-AZ), and Steve Cohen (D-TN) for reintroducing today the Wild Horse and Burro Protection Act to prohibit costly and inhumane helicopter roundups of wild horses.

AWHC applauds the reintroduction of the SAFE Act in the U.S. House of Reps.

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 

Colorado Lawmakers Pass Reform Measure Offering Alternative to Wild Horse Roundups

Colorado Wild Horse Project Clears Both Chambers and Advances to Governor’s Desk to be Signed into Law

DENVER (May 8, 2023) – The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) applauds Colorado lawmakers, particularly its bill sponsors, for today officially passing the Colorado Wild Horse Project, SB23-275 which includes $1.5 million for on-range and off-range conservation efforts.