BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

Colorado The largest wild horse roundup in state history is underway in western Colorado, with helicopters chasing the animals into a trap set on land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s White River field office. As of Tuesday, the roundup had removed 287 horses over the course of eight days, making it the biggest… Continue reading BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

Meat Out for Mustangs: Week 3

MEAT OUT FOR MUSTANGS — We are hosting a "Meat Out for Mustangs" campaign the whole month of May. The purpose of "Meat Out for Mustangs" is to catch the attention of those grazing livestock on public lands who are working to remove and wipe out the nation's wild horses and burros. Eat a Burger. Kill a… Continue reading Meat Out for Mustangs: Week 3

Take immediate action for wild horses and burros re 2017 Omnibus spending bill

Wild Horse Family

Update: House passes Omnibus spending bill 309-118. Bill received by the Senate and cloture filed by Mitch McConnell. See Senate.gov. — Calls No Longer Required — WASHINGTON, D.C. (Wild Horses and Burros) — Take immediate action for wild horses and burros regarding dangerous language inserted in the 2017 Omnibus spending bill. Telephone the following key Congressmen… Continue reading Take immediate action for wild horses and burros re 2017 Omnibus spending bill

Feds trampled by cost of caring for wild horses

Cross-posted from Face the State Written by GREG CAMPBELL COLORADO (Oct. 14, 2010) -- Debate over a roundup of wild horses underway in northwestern Colorado by the federal Bureau of Land Management has focused on the concerns of animal-rights activists, some of whom have filed suit seeking an injunction to halt the herd-thinning operations. What… Continue reading Feds trampled by cost of caring for wild horses

Wild horses and burros stay on death row til next March (Nevada)

We are just too tired after listening all day to the wild horse and burro shootout at the Okay Corral somewhere in Nevada, but who can tell cause it's all desert anyway, and the sun is so hot it melts your compass. So without further ado, we'll just let the local teevee station tell you… Continue reading Wild horses and burros stay on death row til next March (Nevada)

ISPMB challenged by West River rancher

The Associated Press filed the following report Sept. 25th: RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) A West River rancher whose family has received numerous conservation awards says a wild horse sanctuary near Lantry has too many horses for the amount of pasture that's available. Jeff Mortenson of Fort Pierre says that's not good for the horses or… Continue reading ISPMB challenged by West River rancher