All News

You are here

Gov't to Get Rid of Wild Horses on Wyoming Checkerboard

Published on Mar 18, 2013

Cheyenne, WY ( March 18 2013) – A federal court in Wyoming is expected to rule imminently on a proposed settlement agreement between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Rock Springs Grazing Association (RSGA) that, if approved by the Court, would wipe out wild horses from the Wyoming Checkerboard, a two-million acre swath of public and private land in the southern part of the state.

Read more

Nevada Reaches Deal With California-Based Wild Horse Advocates

Published on Mar 17, 2013

By CBS San Francisco

RENO (CBS/AP) — The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse.

Read more

Was BLM justified in removing Carson horses?

Published on Mar 17, 2013

By Mark Robison,

The claim:
The Bureau of Land Management was justified in removing a family of wild horses off Deer Run Road near Carson City.

Read more

State of Nevada & Wild Horse Group Sign Agreement to Protect State's Mustangs

Published on Mar 15, 2013

Carson City, NV (March 15, 2013). . . . Return to Freedom, the parent organization of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund, and community horse advocates praised the signing of a new cooperative agreement with the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) as a first step in establishing a humane approach to the control of the historic Virginia Range horses

Read more

Advocates say massive gas project could harm wild horses

Published on Mar 15, 2013

By Willow Belden, Wyoming Public Media

Wild horse advocates say a proposed natural gas project in south-central Wyoming could negatively affect herds in the area.

Read more

Federal legislation would ban slaughter of U.S. horses

Published on Mar 14, 2013

By John M. Glionna, LA Times

Proposed federal legislation would ban the export of American horses for slaughter, reinstitute a ban on slaughtering them in the U.S., and protect the public from consuming "toxic" horse meat.

Read more

BLM announces adoption of Carson City wild horses; advocates want herd at sanctuary

Published on Mar 13, 2013

By Jeff Munson, Carson Now

The Bureau of Land Management will hold an adoption on March 23 for several wild horses recently removed from the outskirts of Carson City.

Read more

MUSTANG FAMILY: BLM auction to separate band of horses

Published on Mar 12, 2013

By David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise

A wild horse advocacy group is criticizing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for deciding to separate and auction off a family of eight mustangs recently lured into corrals near Carson City, Nevada.

Read more

BLM Urged to Send Beloved Group of Wild Horses to Sanctuary Where Family Can Remain Together

Published on Mar 12, 2013
Carson City, Nevada – March 12, 2013 – Today, as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced plans to auction off a family of wild horses recently captured in a Herd Management Area outside of Carson City, Nevada, local community members are calling on the BLM to send the horses to a private sanctuary in California – rather than break up the family and sell off the horses individually. Read more

Eyewitness Report on BLM Advisory Board Meeting Oklahoma City, March 4-5, 2013

Published on Mar 10, 2013
By Suzanne Roy The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board met in Oklahoma City earlier this month for its first meeting of 2013. Read more

Born to be wild

Published on Mar 8, 2013

By Sage Leehy, Reno News and Review

“The horses were about a quarter mile away from where the trap site was,” said Annie Jantzen, photographer and coordinator of the Deer Run Wild Horse Protection Group. “A BLM [Bureau of Land Management] worker brought a bucket of grain and lured them to the trap. They just followed them. It wasn’t even hard to catch them. These are the horses that the BLM say are a safety risk.”

Read more