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Wild Horse Group Responds to Trump's Interior Secretary Pick

Published on Dec 11, 2016

Washington, DC (December 15, 2016) . . . The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign today issued the following statement in response to news that President-Elect Trump has nominated Rep. Ryan Zinke for the position of Secretary of the Interior.

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Arizona House Congressional leaders call for humane fertility control of Salt River wild horses

Published on Nov 22, 2016
Phoenix, AZ (November 23, 2016). . Republican and Democrat members of the Arizona Congressional Delegation on Tuesday called on the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to immediately approve the use of fertility control vaccine to manage the Salt River wild horses of the Tonto National Forest. Read more

Reward Offered, Help From Public needed in Salt River Wild Horse Shooting

Published on Oct 26, 2016
October 24, 2016 ... The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot three Salt River wild horses in the Tonto National Forest on Friday. At least one horse – a beautiful 6-month foal named Kai – died, and two other young members of the same band have been observed alive, but are wounded and may need to be rescued by the SRWHMG. Read more

Landmark Appellate Court Decision Stops BLM Wyoming Wild Horse Wipeout

Published on Oct 14, 2016
Denver, CO (October 14, 2016) . . . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit today issued a landmark decision that stops the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from wiping out wild horses from over one million acres of public land in the Wyoming Checkerboard. Read more

Major Victory for Wild Horses: Federal Appeals Court Tosses State of Wyoming’s Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

Published on Oct 11, 2016
DENVER, CO (October 11, 2016) . . . Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of hundreds of wild horses from public lands across the state. Read more

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

Washington, DC (September 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

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