Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

The largest wild horse round up in Colorado history ended early, in part, because of pressure from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on the Bureau of Land Management to find a better, more collaborative way to manage the state’s wild horses. Polis asked the BLM to stop the roundup because of what he said in a letter to Interior… Continue reading Roundup of Sand Wash Basin wild horses ends

Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

NEWS PROVIDED BYReturn to Freedom Wild Horse ConservationAug 26, 2021, 20:07 ET LOMPOC, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, today called on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to step in and make changes to a planned wild horse helicopter roundup on the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area in Colorado.… Continue reading Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

Thirteen California wild horses are captured and released in Colorado

Wild horses wander in the Sand Wash herd management area 45 miles west of Craig, Colo., in the Sand Wash Basin. Joe Amon, The Denver Post.

OUTTHERECOLORADO.COM (22 Jun. 2020) — Thirteen wild horses removed from an overpopulated range in California were released back into the wild in Northern Colorado over the weekend. According to a report from CBS Denver, the thirteen wild horses taken from Modoc National Forest are now settling into their new 60-acre home near Red Feather Lakes. The horses… Continue reading Thirteen California wild horses are captured and released in Colorado

Meet one of America’s most famous wild horses

Famous wild horse Picasso running amid the sage.

This colorful mustang has been galloping through the Sand Wash Basin for nearly 30 years By HEATHER BALOGH ROCHFORT | 5280 MAY 2020 | SOURCE LINK Four years ago, photographers descended upon the Sand Wash Basin to watch the government bait-trap some of the area’s wild horses. But while documenting the controversial practice, meant to curb population… Continue reading Meet one of America’s most famous wild horses

Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to meet in Colorado Oct 18-Oct 19

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (Wild Horses & Burros) — The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet Oct. 18-19 in Grand Junction, Colorado, to discuss wild horse and burro overpopulation on public lands and the impacts the animals are having on the range. The meeting will be live-streamed from 8… Continue reading Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board to meet in Colorado Oct 18-Oct 19

Colorado Governor’s uninspiring response to unsanctioned horse racing

COLORADO (Horse Racing) — You remember the undercover report on "unsanctioned" horse racing exposed by the superb Fox31 ProblemSolvers' team of Chris Halsne and Chris Keoberl. Thanks to horse advocates like you a lot of pressure has been put on the Governor of Colorado and the State's lawmakers, but chiefly on the Governor. It is… Continue reading Colorado Governor’s uninspiring response to unsanctioned horse racing

Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

DENVER, Colorado. KDVR FOX31. Chris Halsne and Chris Koeberl reporting. (May 18, 2017)  — Hidden cameras capture doping, gambling and abuse of horses as regulators, politicians, and law enforcement turn a blind eye. Go to full investigative report » It’s Easter Sunday outside the Deer Trail Rodeo grounds. Armed teams of private security in flak jackets set… Continue reading Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

Denver police horse left tied up for 16 hours without food or water euthanized

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Updated Jan. 27, 2017 DENVER (KDVR) — A Denver police officer on the mounted patrol unit has been docked one day of vacation as punishment after documents showed his horse was left tied up for 16 hours without food or water. A disciplinary letter said that on Sept. 26, officer Joseph Teeter finished his mounted patrol… Continue reading Denver police horse left tied up for 16 hours without food or water euthanized

BLM kills two while virtually wiping out Colorado’s West Douglas mustangs

A photo from the Cloud Foundation's Facebook page shows a helicopter and a Judas horse (right) set to lead West Douglas mustangs into a trap. Photo: Krisztina Gayler.

Reported by Westworld WEST DOUGLAS HERD — COLORADO As the U.S. Bureau of Land Management sees it, last month's removal of 167 wild horses from a rugged, remote area in Rio Blanco County was a success, easing the strain on damaged range lands and substantially reducing a herd that had become too large to be… Continue reading BLM kills two while virtually wiping out Colorado’s West Douglas mustangs

Stolen wild horses may be coming through borderland

Reported by Andrew J Polk andrew.polk@kvia.com ABC News, Channel 7 KVIA, El Paso, Texas VIEW VIDEO REPORT » Wild mustangs are often called symbols of the freedom of the West, but a group of up to 30 horses stolen in the last few weeks may now be headed through our region. The stockyard at the… Continue reading Stolen wild horses may be coming through borderland