House Committee moves to reform federal wild horse program

Wild horses roam in the Kosciuszko National Park. CREDIT:JOE ARMAO

PRESS RELEASE Appropriations bill would set aside $11 million in dedicated funding to pursue safe and reversible fertility control options. WASHINGTON, DC (July 1, 2021) —The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commend the U.S. House Appropriations committee for advancing bipartisan language today that would require the Bureau of Land… Continue reading House Committee moves to reform federal wild horse program

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter

E&E News reported that the Bureau of Land Management acknowledged for the first time today (June 30, 2021) that it is conducting an internal investigation into allegations that some wild horses and burros adopted into private care through a popular program have ended up at auctions for slaughter. Nada Culver, BLM's deputy director of policy… Continue reading BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter