Outrage over EPA calling iconic wild horses “pests”

Wild Horse Family

PROTECT MUSTANGS PRESS RELEASE Protect Mustangs opposes pesticides for indigenous horses and calls for change WASHINGTON (May 11, 2012) — Protect Mustangs, a San Francisco Bay Area-based wild horse preservation group, opposes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) categorizing indigenous wild horses as “pests”. This classification would allow the EPA to approve the restricted-use pesticide, ZonaStat-H,… Continue reading Outrage over EPA calling iconic wild horses “pests”

Water wars threatens wild horses

Assemblyman sponsors A.B. 329 yet received money from Federal Wild Horse and Burro Control Services RENO (February 19, 2012)—Controversy surrounds Nevada Assemblyman and longtime rancher Pete Goicoechea due to his sponsorship of A.B. 329. The bill would redefine wildlife for purposes of access to water to mean any free-living creature that walks, slithers, flies over,… Continue reading Water wars threatens wild horses

Outrage over secret documents planning to kill or slaughter 50,000 native wild horses

Red Desert Band of Wild Horses

Preservation group asks for pro-slaughter activist to be replaced on national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Panel UPDATED 8:20 PM WASHINGTON (February 10, 2012)—Protect Mustangs asks Secretary Salazar, overseeing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to replace the pro-slaughter appointment of Callie Hendrickson, for the ‘General Public’ position on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory… Continue reading Outrage over secret documents planning to kill or slaughter 50,000 native wild horses

Ken and Barbis helping the horses

Cross-posted from ExtraTV Models and animal activists Shane and Sia Barbi are starring with Michael Blake in the documentary "The Petition," which supports an end to horse slaughter. Directed by Anne Novak and co-produced by Ken Wahl, all of the film's profits will also go to helping horses in need, and the Barbi twins are… Continue reading Ken and Barbis helping the horses

Protect Mustangs asks Obama to stop the dangerous Calico roundup

Advocates ask for the sustainable win-win PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (November 21, 2011)— Protect Mustangs launches their campaign and petition to stop the frivolous Calico roundup in northern Nevada near the town of Gerlach, known for Burning Man. The mustang advocacy group joins with advocates and the disgruntled public asking President Obama to stop the expensive… Continue reading Protect Mustangs asks Obama to stop the dangerous Calico roundup

Advocates ask Congress to stop dangerous Kiger Mustang roundup in Oregon

GENETIC VIABILITY THREATENED AT PENDING KIGER ROUNDUP Advocates ask Congress to stop the roundup and save treasured mustangs THE CLOUD FOUNDATION has issued the following Press Release: PORTLAND, Ore. (June 30, 2011) — The Cloud Foundation opposes the Kiger mustang helicopter roundup scheduled to begin Friday, July 1st for five days outside Burns, Oregon. The… Continue reading Advocates ask Congress to stop dangerous Kiger Mustang roundup in Oregon