Public outraged at government decision to sterilize free-roaming wild horses in Wyoming

Roundups would put sterile herd back on range to die out WASHINGTON (June 16, 2011) – The Cloud Foundation opposes the BLM’s “Record of Decision” released this Tuesday to wipe out two wild horse herds in southern Wyoming. It includes a massive round up and removal of most horses in the area, but it also… Continue reading Public outraged at government decision to sterilize free-roaming wild horses in Wyoming

BLM fail to convince in Phoenix

A large contingent of wild horse and burro preservation advocates are attending the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Advisory Board Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, with high hopes of hearing something, anything, convincing them Director Bob Abbey will implement the reforms he promised in his agency's Wild Horse & Burro Program. Joined by throngs of online… Continue reading BLM fail to convince in Phoenix

A Nation full of Anger, a Corral Full of Wild Horses and the BLM Hits the Replay Button (via Straight from the Horse’s Heart)

At the same time BLM Director is delivering the usual empty promises about how he intends to reform his agency's practices, wild horse advocates watch as a BLM contracted helicopter in their eyes run a pregnant mare for fun. (In my Humble Opinion) by R.T. Fitch ~ Author/Director of HfH Advisory Council Just Another Day… Continue reading A Nation full of Anger, a Corral Full of Wild Horses and the BLM Hits the Replay Button (via Straight from the Horse’s Heart)

White Pine Co DA does not have enough information to investigate shooting of wild mare

Cross-posted from NBC's My News 4 Reno WRITTEN BY BROOKE BOONE The debate is far from over if the Bureau of Land Management's roundup of wild horses is abuse. Friday's BLM internal review found no violations, but that could just be the first of many reviews. White Pine County District Attorney Kelly Brown says, he… Continue reading White Pine Co DA does not have enough information to investigate shooting of wild mare

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

Oregon Wild Horse Herd next on BLM chopping block

Portland, OR (August 18, 2010)—The Stinkingwater wild horse herd of Southeastern Oregon is slated for a near complete removal in a summer helicopter roundup scheduled to begin today. Concerned citizens in Oregon and across the country have been calling for a stop to this unnecessary and costly action. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes… Continue reading Oregon Wild Horse Herd next on BLM chopping block

Evidence of BLM cruelty and terror pours in regarding Twin Peaks wild horse roundup

Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY One wild horse was shot and two hundred and eighty-two others were corralled into captivity by ruthless helicopters during the first two days of the Twin Peaks roundup near Susanville, California, where the BLM intends to scour 2000 mustangs who have been roaming healthy and free… Continue reading Evidence of BLM cruelty and terror pours in regarding Twin Peaks wild horse roundup

Call on Schwarzenegger and Feinstein to halt the Twin Peaks roundup

Call, fax, email California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to stop the BLM roundup in the Twin Peaks HMA that started August 11, 2010, and the continued abominations connected with it. Find contact information here http://gov.ca.gov/interact#contact Email the Governor here http://gov.ca.gov/interact#email If Governor Schwarzenegger tells you to contact Senator Dianne Feinstein, politely say that you have, and… Continue reading Call on Schwarzenegger and Feinstein to halt the Twin Peaks roundup

Two-Week-Old wild horse shot and killed before California roundup

Advocates ask for investigation The Cloud Foundation Press Release Sacramento, CA (August 13, 2010)—The body of a wild horse foal was found near the site of the Twin Peaks roundup Wednesday by Craig Downer, wildlife ecologist and Cloud Foundation Board member, and Chrystie Davis, wild horse advocate. Davis, an experienced horsewoman, examined the foal for… Continue reading Two-Week-Old wild horse shot and killed before California roundup

Judge Hicks awards 1st Amendment victory to wild horse advocate

The Cloud Foundation Press Release Court sees Each Roundup as Separate—Allows Leigh Access Reno, NV (July 15, 2010) — (TCF) First Amendment rights are upheld for wild horse advocate and journalist, Laura Leigh, Field Manager of Herd Watch, a Cloud Foundation program. Federal Judge Hicks strikes victory today despite his order to proceed with the… Continue reading Judge Hicks awards 1st Amendment victory to wild horse advocate