Documents show BLM wild horses sold to slaughter, advocates say

BLM in fiscal 2021 removed 13,666 animals, the most in at least 20 years, bureau records show. by Scott Streater | 07/26/2022 01:30 PM EDT E&E NEWS reports: There’s more trouble on the horizon for the Bureau of Land Management’s embattled wild horse and burro adoption incentive program. The American Wild Horse Campaign today released… Continue reading Documents show BLM wild horses sold to slaughter, advocates say

New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

» » American Wild Horse Campaign Press Release WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) —Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its 2022 wild horse and burro statistics showing a population of 82,384 animals – a  decline of less than 4,000 despite the roundup and removal of over 13,000 of the federally protected animals from the… Continue reading New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

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