American wild horses on path to extinction?

Two Mustangs. National Geographic. 2017.

PRESS RELEASE by WILD HORSE FIRE BRIGADE YREKA, Calif. - Oct. 14, 2019 - PRLog — In a certified letter delivered to Return To Freedom, Inc. ('RTF') and it's board of directors on September 16, 2019, key wild horse and burro advocates demanded that Return To Freedom, a 501-C-3 non-profit, immediately withdraw its support of… Continue reading American wild horses on path to extinction?

Slaughter of U.S. horses in Canada

Three horses looking straight ahead. Photographer unknown.

In a phone call to the CFIA, we were told that just under 24,000 U.S. horses were slaughtered in Canada in 2018. See the overall numbers of horses slaughtered in Canadian plants for 2008 through 2016 here. Also in 2018, we found that nearly 66,000 U.S. horses were transported to Mexico for slaughter. TAKE ACTION… Continue reading Slaughter of U.S. horses in Canada

H.R. 1754 — The Horse Racing Integrity Act

UPDATE: The Horse Fund opposes H.R. 1754. Read why here » On March 24, 2019, Rep. Paul Tonka (D-NY-20) introduced The Horse Racing Integrity Act, H.R. 1754. The goal of the bill is: To improve the integrity and safety of horseracing by requiring a uniform anti-doping and medication control program to be developed and enforced… Continue reading H.R. 1754 — The Horse Racing Integrity Act

Horseshoes for Congress

Greetings. We thought it might be interesting to look back at some of the things we have done over the years. The Internet Archive people at the Way Back Machine have stored random selections from our original website ( It's amazing to look around there. Vivian started it all with a group called Texans for… Continue reading Horseshoes for Congress

H.R. 961 — Georgia and Hawaii

Call to Action — H.R. 961 Calling all residents of Georgia and Hawaii. Especially you Georgians! Let's get busy. Take action on behalf of horses and help get the cosponsors required to blast H.R. 961, The SAFE Act of 2019, out of Committee and onto the House Floor for debate and vote. When H.R. 961… Continue reading H.R. 961 — Georgia and Hawaii

Call on Congress Now to De-Fund the Wild Horse Roundups (via Straight from the Horse’s Heart)

Please take action. Congress can be persuaded to defund the BLM. But they need to hear from all of us, not just a few . . . . but all. Thank you. Commentary by Laura Allen of Animal Law Coalition The Roundups Need to STOP It is no secret that BLM's program for the wild… Continue reading Call on Congress Now to De-Fund the Wild Horse Roundups (via Straight from the Horse’s Heart)