Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

by DENNIS WEBB, Grand Junction Colorado Sentinel » THE deaths of scores of rounded-up wild horses in a holding facility in Cañon City and the removal of hundreds more from public rangelands in Rio Blanco County kept the controversial issue of wild-horse management front and center in media headlines this year. More than 140 horses… Continue reading Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

Theodore Roosevelt National Park considers zeroing out its wild horses

20th December 2022 | Inforum.com. Park administrators are proposing gradual elimination of the horse herd. Other alternatives include no change in managing the horses or expedited removal of the horses and longhorn cattle. Patrick Springer reports: MEDORA, N.D. (Dec 20, 2022) — The wild horses that have roamed the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park… Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt National Park considers zeroing out its wild horses

Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup

Bureau of Land Management "acutely injured" a wild horse resulting in its death during alleged illegal roundup in Oregon near the Pokegama Herd Management Area PRESS RELEASEWild Horse Ranch ProductionsDecember 7, 2022 YREKA, CA, US, December 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Environmental Advocacy Clinic filed a federal lawsuit against the US… Continue reading Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup

The real story on wild horses

Wild horses and burros across the American West are being decimated by outrageous helicopter roundups.  — Colette Kaluza Take Action Tell Congress to fund Herd Management Area Plans, not helicopter roundups, and to hold a hearing to investigate BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. If you know who your representative is but you are unable… Continue reading The real story on wild horses

$20K reward for info on killings of 5 wild horses in Nevada

by The Associated Press | 4 Oct 22 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed five wild horses in eastern Nevada late last year, the Bureau of Land Management announced Monday. BLM officials said the National Mustang Association pledged to double… Continue reading $20K reward for info on killings of 5 wild horses in Nevada

Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

House Energy & Commerce Committee kills the S.A.F.E Act Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rally Calls for Ban on Export of America's Horses, Domestic and Wild, for slaughter across US Borders! Sept. 21, 2022 | EINPresswire.com/ Nationwide rallies have been scheduled months ago to take place across the country on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September… Continue reading Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

New Book In his new book, In a Land of Awe: Finding Reverence in the Search for Wild Horses, author Chad Hanson focuses on their wildness, wonder, and well-being. He states: "Part of my goal in writing this book was to send the message that we are only just beginning to understand the intelligence, communication, family… Continue reading Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

BLM to begin Calico Complex wild horse gather

Via BLM Press Release » Winnemucca, Nev. (Sept. 6, 2022) — The Black Rock Field Office will begin a wild horse gather on or about September 10, 2022 on the Calico Complex (complex) located northwest Humboldt County, Nevada. The BLM will conduct gather operations using the helicopter-assisted method.  The complex includes Black Rock Range, Calico Mountains,… Continue reading BLM to begin Calico Complex wild horse gather

BLM kills 23 wild horses during latest group of round ups

Wild mare and foal. Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal.

NEVADA GLOBE (Aug. 29, 2022) — The Bureau of Land Management completed a roundup of nearly 1,900 wild horses designed to reduce overpopulation in Elko and White Pine counties [last] Thursday, killing 23 of them. The agency reported on Friday that 1,897 wild horses were rounded up from public lands in an area about 60… Continue reading BLM kills 23 wild horses during latest group of round ups

Listen, wild horses could keep wildfires at bay

LISTEN AT THIS LINK 14 mins. » Stephanie O'Neill reports that's the hope behind the Wild Horse Fire Brigade, a non-profit program piloted by William Simpson. Under a 1971 Congressional Act, the Bureau of Land Management has the right to round up wild horses on public lands. Oftentimes, those horses are shipped to holding facilities,… Continue reading Listen, wild horses could keep wildfires at bay