Stats show live trapping of wild horses deadlier than helicopter roundups

The article that follows this introduction is a most relevant report. First of all, the Fund for Horses are strongly opposed to the removal of wild horses from the range by any means or device. However, we have often been told by wild horse roundup experts that bait trapping is more humane than helicopter roundups.… Continue reading Stats show live trapping of wild horses deadlier than helicopter roundups

Roundup of wild horses to begin despite risks to tiny foals and pregnant mares

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BLM Snubs Advocate Alternatives to a Helicopter Stampede RENO, Nev. (June 7, 2012) — Despite extensive conversations with wild horse advocates who explained humane alternatives to a deadly helicopter stampede of tiny foals and late term mares, Gene Seidlitz, BLM District Manager in Winnemucca, NV, signed a Full Force and Effect Decision to round up… Continue reading Roundup of wild horses to begin despite risks to tiny foals and pregnant mares

BLM press release exposes final step in plan to eradicate America’s wild horses from public lands

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BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2012) -- As part of its responsibility to manage and protect wild horses and burros, the Bureau of Land Management, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service (FS), is soliciting bids for several contracts that will help manage wild horses and burros located across the… Continue reading BLM press release exposes final step in plan to eradicate America’s wild horses from public lands