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Wild Horse Groups File for Injunction/TRO to Stop BLM Wyoming Checkerboard Roundup

Published on Oct 6, 2016
Cheyenne, WY (October 6, 2016) – The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), Return to Freedom, The Cloud Foundation, and photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl today filed a motion for a Preliminary Injuction/Temporary Restraining Orderin U.S. District in Wyoming to block the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from conducting the roundup and removal of 500 wild horses from the Wyoming Checkerboard. The agency has informed the plaintiffs that it intends to begin the roundup in the Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas (HMAs) on October 18. Read more

New Lawsuit Filed to Stop BLM Wild Horse Roundup in Wyoming Checkerboard

Published on Oct 4, 2016
Cheyenne, WY (October 4, 2016) – The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), Return to Freedom, The Cloud Foundation, and photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl filed suit yesterday in U.S. District in Wyoming against the BLM, challenging the agency’s decision to conduct another wild horse roundup in the Wyoming Checkerboard in the southern part of the state. The wild horse advocates are represented by Bill Eubanks of the public interest environmental law firm Meyer Glitzenstein & Eubanks LLP. Read more

Today: Federal judges to hear arguments against wild horse roundups

Published on Sep 16, 2016

Denver, CO (September 16, 2016 – Arguments on two cases focused on the inhumane and costly rounding up of wild horses will be heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver on Monday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. (Courtroom 1 at 1823 Stout Street).

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BLM’s Actions Belie Claims that Agency Won’t Kill Wild Horses

Published on Sep 14, 2016

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Lawsuits & Public Outrage Halt Dangerous BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Published on Sep 9, 2016
Washington, DC (September 9, 2016) . . . This morning, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified The Cloud Foundation (TCF) and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) that today it cancelled highly controversial sterilization (spaying) experiments on wild mares. Read more

#StopThemSally Campaign Causing Uproar On Social Media

Published on Aug 25, 2016
Belmont, CA – August 25, 2016 – A massive public uprising is underway on social media over cruel wild horse sterilization experiments proposed by the federal government. Using the hashtag #StopThemSally, thousands of citizens have joined the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) in calling on U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, to stop the experiments and implement sweeping reform of the federal Wild Horse and Burro Program, which is administered by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Read more

#StopThemSally Campaign Launched to Halt Cruel Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Published on Aug 23, 2016
Belmont, CA – August 23, 2016 – Today, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) launched the #StopThemSally social media campaign. The campaign aims to convince U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to step in and halt the barbaric wild horse sterilization experiments that her department plans to conduct on wild mares in Oregon. Read more

Lawsuit Filed to Uphold Right to Observe Controversial Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments Filed

Published on Aug 16, 2016
Portland, Oregon (August 15, 2016) . . . Two leading wild horse advocacy organizations today filed a lawsuit in Oregon U.S. District Court to uphold their First Amendment right to observe highly controversial and invasive sterilization experiments that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to conduct on federally-protected wild horses at the agency’s Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon. Read more

Advocates Demand Public Observation of Controversial BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Published on Jul 20, 2016

Burns, Oregon (July 20, 2016) . . . Citing the First Amendment, two leading wild horse advocacy organizations have filed a formal request to observe and record controversial surgical procedures to be performed on wild horses at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse Corral Facility in Hines, Oregon.

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BLM approves controversial wild horse sterilization experiments despite public outcry, veterinarian opposition

Published on Jun 27, 2016

BURNS, Oregon (June 27, 2016) - Despite objections by more than 21,000 members of the public and formal complaints to leadership of Oregon State University, OSU and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management today released a Decision Record announcing its intention to move forward with barbaric experiments on Oregon wild horses.

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TODAY: House Subcommittee Holds Wild Horse “Oversight” Hearing

Published on Jun 22, 2016
Biased hearing aims to lay groundwork for lifting ban on mustang slaughter Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2016) – This afternoon, the House Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) wild horse and burro program. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a leading national wild horse advocacy organization and coalition. today expressed its concern that the hearing is intended to lay the groundwork for lifting the Congressional prohibition on selling wild horses and burros for slaughter. Read more

More than 3 dozen wild horse advocacy groups press BLM for increased use of humane fertility control as alternative to costly roundups

Published on Jun 1, 2016

Washington DC (June 1, 2016) ...Today, 36+ wild horse advocacy, rescue and humane organizations, representing more than 10 million citizens, stand united in calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to make greater use of the humane fertility control vaccine PZP as a way to stave off its “billion-dollar” fiscal crisis caused by wild horse roundups in the American West.

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