What more will it take for BLM to admit the cruelty of wild horse roundups?

Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY The video of the Sun J pilot mercilessly forcing an old mustang mare to her knees is difficult to watch, let alone understand. And rather than taking steps to curtail the cruelty of the contractor who did this to her, the BLM's Alan Shepard excused him.… Continue reading What more will it take for BLM to admit the cruelty of wild horse roundups?

Antelope Complex helicopter roundups bring in 391 Mustangs

Cross-posted from Elko Daily Free Press Written by ADELLA HARDING ELKO -- (Feb. 4, 2011) The Antelope Complex Gathering involving wild horses in Elko and White Pine counties has brought in 391 horses as of Friday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. "We are preparing to transition to the Elko district Monday, and… Continue reading Antelope Complex helicopter roundups bring in 391 Mustangs

Horror of wild horse roundups comes into focus

Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY Bad things are happening to the wild horses who are being chased and run ragged during the Antelope Complex roundup currently being conducted by the BLM in Nevada's Great Basin. And now, thanks to photojournalist advocates Laura Leigh and Deniz Bolbol, the horror is beginning to… Continue reading Horror of wild horse roundups comes into focus

Antelope Roundup: Mare Collapses after Helicopter Stampede

Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY The BLM and its contractors have gone on record lately to vehemently protest the characterization of their wild horse roundups as "stampedes," with BLM spokesman Tom Gorey going so far as to tell Horseback Magazine's Steve Long that the use of the word is nothing more… Continue reading Antelope Roundup: Mare Collapses after Helicopter Stampede

Foundation Demands BLM Call Off Massive Winter Mustang Roundup

Plan to roundup over 2,000 American Mustangs on Delaware-sized range, where thousands of livestock graze, contested RENO, NV (January 10, 2011)—The Cloud Foundation opposes spending millions of taxpayer dollars to wipe out America’s wild horses. Currently the BLM plans to roundup and remove up to 2,228 alleged “excess” wild horses from the 1.3 million acre… Continue reading Foundation Demands BLM Call Off Massive Winter Mustang Roundup