Fallon Nevada wild horse neglect case turned over to prosecutors

Cross-posted from The Las Vegas Sun Written and reported by the ASSOCIATED PRESS A sheriff's report on alleged mistreatment of wild horses at a government-funded Nevada facility has been turned over to a district attorney for possible prosecution. Churchill County Sheriff Richard Ingram said an investigation was initiated May 20 after an activist filed a… Continue reading Fallon Nevada wild horse neglect case turned over to prosecutors

Wild Horse Rally: Don’t Take My Balls

I'm like you. I thought, what? Does this mean what I think this means? It does. In polite horse circles it is referred to as gelding. In BLM circles it means bloody castration. In particular, the bloody castration of young males. PRESS RELEASE Las Vegans rally in sympathy with the young stallions under 4 years… Continue reading Wild Horse Rally: Don’t Take My Balls

Wild Horses: Think of the mother mares who have lost their foals

Laura Leigh has written a thought-provoking post with exquisite photography by Elyse Gardner entitled "The Birth of a Wild Horse: When Does a Life Count?" Think of the mother mares who have their foals with them in freedom, albeit under continued threat. Think of the mother mares who miscarried of their foals in government pens,… Continue reading Wild Horses: Think of the mother mares who have lost their foals

Calico aftermath: Humane observations

Documented by CRAIG DOWNER and ELYSE GARDNER ----- Excerpts from Humane Observer blog. Photographs (c) Elyse Gardner 2010. --- They didn't report the Pigeon Fever outbreak until two weeks after it was a known problem and advocates were on site at Fallon asking questions. And now BLM is saying the horses came in off the… Continue reading Calico aftermath: Humane observations