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Trump Administration Wants to Slaughter Thousands of Wild Horses to Save $4 Million

Published on May 25, 2017

Washington, DC (May 25, 2017) ...The Trump Administration budget detail, released today, reveals that the Interior Department is planning to sell thousands of wild horses to slaughter to achieve  minor budget cuts.

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Interior Department Seeks to Slaughter America’s Iconic Wild Horses

Published on May 23, 2017

Budget Request Seeks Approval from Congress to Kill Nearly 100,000 Wild Horses & Burros, Setting Stage for Near Extinction of Mustangs from the West

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BLM Called Upon to Save Tax Dollars & Reverse Recent "Emergency" Wild Horse Removal by Implementing a Public-Private Partnership

Published on May 12, 2017

Elko, Nevada -- May 12, 2017 -- The American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) is calling on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to implement a public-private partnership to support the return of wild horses recently removed from the area near Boone Spring in northeastern Nevada.

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Congress Strips Federal Protection from Potentially Thousands of Wild Horses

Published on May 4, 2017
Omnibus spending bill passed with provision that opens back door to killing iconic American Mustangs Read more

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Rancher Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

Published on Apr 3, 2017

American Wild Horse Campaign Scores Another Major Legal Victory for Wild Horses & Burros in the West

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American Wild Horse Campaign and Salt River Wild Horse Management Response to the Arizona Republic Series

Published on Mar 28, 2017

Arizona's largest newspaper is promoting a five-part series and video documentary on the wild horse issue, "America's Love Affair with Wild Horses: Loving the Land and Wild Horses to Death." Be

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9th Circuit Court to Hear Ranchers’ Appeal for Massive Wild Horse Roundups in Nevada

Published on Mar 13, 2017

San Francisco, CA (March 13, 2017) … On Tuesday morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of San Francisco will hear oral arguments for a legal appeal relating to a lawsuit filed by Nevada ranching interests seeking mass wild horse roundups and the slaughter of federally-protected animals for slaughter.

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Dozens of Unreported Wild Horse Deaths from BLM Nevada Roundup Revealed

Published on Feb 27, 2017

Sparks, Nevada (February 13, 2017). . . .

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Harrowing Video of Government Wild Horse Roundup in Utah Sparking Public Outrage

Published on Feb 21, 2017

Tooele, Utah (February 21, 2017)….

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Wild Horse Group Blasts BLM for Galloping Ahead With Cruel Roundups, Despite Humane Alternatives

Published on Feb 8, 2017
Davis, CA (January 3, 2017) . . . The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), today blasted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for continuing cruel and inhumane wild horses and burro roundups despite a scathing report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that characterized the agency’s management practices as “expensive and unproductive for the BLM and the public it serves.” Read more

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