BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

By DENNIS WEBB, Aug 2, 2022 The Bureau of Land Management by the end of the weekend had rounded up more than 850 wild horses in an operation in Rio Blanco County amid continuing concerns about the safety of the animals. That concern was accentuated when some animals ran into an unmarked fence late last… Continue reading BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

Free Wild Horses video

The following was a scene at the roundup of wild horses from Twin Peaks. There is a way to manage wild horses on America's vast public lands. The cruel policy of roundups and removals is NOT that way. How can even the most hard-hearted individual watch the footage below of these terrified and confined wild… Continue reading Free Wild Horses video

BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

Eleven horses die at Wheatland corral; BLM says strangles impacting about half of 2,750 animals By Brendan LaChance | Oil City News | 12th May 2022 CASPER, Wyo. — Eleven horses have died of Streptococcus equi, also called strangles or equine distemper, at the Wheatland Off-Range Corral that houses about 2,750 horses and burros, according… Continue reading BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

UPDATE 04.29.22: 95 wild horses now reported dead. A virus likely responsible. FOX 31 Denver. The Cañon City facility, located 115 miles south of Denver, is under voluntary quarantine due to the outbreak, the Bureau of Land Management said in a news release. The facility is home to 2,550 wild horses rounded up from rangelands.… Continue reading 85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

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