Wild horse wipeout still on the move

"There are a lot of videos and photos of Red Desert free roaming wild horses available online, which is a good thing because very soon none of us will be seeing them live and in person anymore," writes Wyoming News. "The Bureau of Land Management is attempting the largest horse roundup in its history –… Continue reading Wild horse wipeout still on the move

BLM to round up half of Wyoming’s wild horses

Wyoming Wild Horses free on the open range, where they belong.

For those of you who are devoted to saving America's wild horses living on public lands, you may have heard this news. It is devastating in the wake of the Sand Wash Basin tragedy. This may be equally tragic if not more so. Nicole Pollack, reporting for The Casper Star Tribune, writes: The Bureau of… Continue reading BLM to round up half of Wyoming’s wild horses

Bureau of Land Management will move back to D.C., reversing Trump-era decision

WASHINGTON DC (09.17.21)— Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland said that the department plans to rebuild and strengthen the presence of the Bureau of Land Management. These changes, which will be done in coordination with Congress, will improve the function of the bureau, assist BLM’s over 7,000 employees across the U.S., maintain and increase access… Continue reading Bureau of Land Management will move back to D.C., reversing Trump-era decision

Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

The Bureau of Land Management has begun a helicopter-assisted wild horse gather in the Four Mile Herd Management Area north of Emmett to help prevent the degradation of public lands. The BLM says there should be roughly 37-60 wild horses in the area, but there are currently about 210, including the 2020 foal crop. "The… Continue reading Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

The largest wild horse round up in Colorado history ended early, in part, because of pressure from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on the Bureau of Land Management to find a better, more collaborative way to manage the state’s wild horses. Polis asked the BLM to stop the roundup because of what he said in a letter to Interior… Continue reading Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

WILD HORSE RANCH PRODUCTION NEWS RELEASE Donation-funded wild horse non-profit activist organizations are seemingly helping themselves by keeping a decades-old range war alive! YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — For the reasons cited herein below, I strongly urge that wild horse non-profit activist organizations immediately stop promoting and supporting wild horse management… Continue reading Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

Keep wild horses and burros wild

LETTER TO THE EDITORSC TimesTammi Adams | Elk RiverAug. 26, 2021 To the Editor: The Congressional Research Service recently reported the true cost of the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro program. From the report: “For FY2021, the appropriation for BLM management of wild horses and burros was $115.7 million, a 14% increase… Continue reading Keep wild horses and burros wild

Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

NEWS PROVIDED BYReturn to Freedom Wild Horse ConservationAug 26, 2021, 20:07 ET LOMPOC, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, today called on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to step in and make changes to a planned wild horse helicopter roundup on the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area in Colorado.… Continue reading Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

Op Ed: Let wild horses do their part to save the West

Sheldon Wild Horses. Photo credit: Mike Lorden.

This is a terrific article by Manda Kalimian for the Los Angeles Times. In case you missed it, we provide some introductory paragraphs with a link to the full article, or go directly to it here. America’s wild horses are in crisis. Throughout the West, they are being rounded up and kept by the government… Continue reading Op Ed: Let wild horses do their part to save the West

Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS by SCOTT SONNER, 17TH AUG 2021 RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on federal land managers to conduct an investigation to determine how many of the wild horses captured on public lands in the U.S. West end up at slaughterhouses. The California Democrat also wants the federal Bureau of… Continue reading Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses