Grace Kuhn: Brutal federal plan for Utah’s wild horses must be stopped

By Grace Kuhn, Special to The Salt Lake Tribune

December 11, 2020

Utahns need to know what’s happening to their horses. It’s not pretty.

U.S. House of Reps approves funding bill with protections for wild horses and burros

Vote is welcomed by nation’s leading wild horse and burro conservation organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign

Report: Tour of Fallon Lakes Facility

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host a free public tour of the Indian Lakes Off-Range Wild Horse and Burro Corral in Fallon, Nevada, on Friday, October 27, 2023. Attendees will have the opportunity to view wild horses gathered from overpopulated herds in Nevada and Oregon.

The privately owned and operated corral is located Fallon, Nev. which is approximately a 90-minute drive east of Reno. There will be two public tours offered to begin at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and each will last about two hours and accommodate up to 20 people on each tour. 

Ejiao Act Reintroduced to Protect Donkeys from Dangerous Gelatin Trade

Washington, DC (October 27, 2023)—US Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) reintroduced the Ejiao Act Tuesday in the House of Representatives to ban the sale and trade of ejiao (donkey-hide gelatin) products in the United States.

Eyewitness Report: Fallon/Indian Lakes Wild Horse Corrals

By Allison Hinkley, Virginia Range Program

(May 13, 2023) On Friday, May 12, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held an annual public viewing of the privately owned and operated Indian Lakes Wild Horse and Burro Corrals in Fallon, Nevada. The facility recently doubled its capacity, and can now hold up to 7,600 wild horses and burros. At this time, they estimated approximately 2,600 horses and 9 burros were being kept at the facility.

NGOs Pledge Reward MATCH for Justice in Utah Wild Horse Slayings 

Tooele, Utah (March 23, 2023) –  Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) announced that it has pledge $5,000 to a Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) reward fund in hopes of bringing justice to the case of the brutal killing of wild horses from the popular Onaqui Herd Management Area (HMA) discovered this week.

Eyewitness Report: BLM Adoption Event in Mercedes, Texas

By Nenah DeMunster, AWHC Field Representative Volunteer

(Jan 30, 2023) On January 27-28th a satellite adoption event was held at the Rio Grande Valley livestock showgrounds in Mercedes, TX with a selection of 14 burros and around 80 horses. They traveled from Pauls Valley, OK and arrived the day before the event started.

Report: Pauls Valley Off-Range Corrals Adoption Event

By Nenah Demunster, AWHC Volunteer Field Representative

Pauls Valley Off-Range Corrals consists of 400 acres divided into 12 big pastures. It’s located right off I-35 about an hour's drive south of Oklahoma City. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) considers these corrals a “resting point” for horses coming from the West and will go to adoption events in the central and eastern parts of the United States. The facility currently holds around 500 horses and has the capacity to hold 600.

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