Legislation

Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus calls for ban on deadly helicopter roundups

NEVADA - Citing cruelty and harm to wild horses and burros, Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus has introduced a bill banning helicopter roundups (H.R. 6635).


Leading Wild Horse Advocacy Group Announces National Support for Effort to Pass Ejiao Act in Congress

(Washington DC – February 7, 2022) - The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is pleased to join with the international equine welfare organization, Brooke USA Foundation (Brooke USA), in the effort to promote the passage of the Ejiao Act (H.R. 5203). The bill was introduced by U.S.


50 years after historic act U.S. is still failing to do right by its wild horses

Dec. 15 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act

WASHINGTON (Dec 15, 2021) — Wildlife advocates are calling on the U.S. Department of the Interior to do better by the nation’s wild horses.


70,000+ Petition Interior Department to Halt Brutal Wyoming Horse Roundup  

 

Largest-ever wild horse roundup in US history coincides with 50th Anniversary of wild horse protection law


Senate Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program

In historic move, Senate Appropriations aligns with House on directing BLM to utilize humane fertility control 


Leading wild horse advocacy organization applauds bipartisan reintroduction of the SAFE Act

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 


House Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program

House Committee Moves to Reform Federal Wild Horse Program


Actress Katherine Heigl Asks Congress for Halt to Wild Horse Roundup

WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2021) -- Today, actress and Utah resident Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy, Firefly Lane) sent letters to the U.S. Senate and House, urging Congress to take action to protect the famous Onaqui wild horse population in Utah.


Feinstein Joins AWHC in Calling for  Suspension of Federal Adoption Program that’s Sending Wild Horses to Slaughter

(WASHINGTON, DC) May 26, 2021 -- Today, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) called on the U.S. Department of the Interior to suspend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) wild horse and burro Adoption Incentive Program, citing reports by the New York Times and the American Wild Horse Campaign that federally-protected animals adopted through the program have been sold at slaughter auctions.