Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

The Bureau of Land Management continues to strip our federally protected Mustangs from their rightful homes on America's public lands, destroying their herds. According to more than one expert, this is putting the country's public lands at great risk, particularly from wildfires. Enter the Wild Horse Fire Brigade. Listen » Wild Horses can keep wildfires… Continue reading Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

Could horses be the solution to preventing wildfire?

"Could horses be the solution to preventing wildfire in our State"? — ABC News Ch. 15 Phoenix, AZ. 29th July 2022 PHOENIX — It's an out-of-the-box proposal brought on by William Simpson, who created the organization "Wild Horse Fire Brigade." His ideas have been circulating on social media. Through his research, he says he's found that horses… Continue reading Could horses be the solution to preventing wildfire?

Wild horses: Changing a problem into a solution

Tonapah Wild Horses. Image Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun.

Via excerpted Press Release YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The first and arguably most important step in solving any problem, even one as complex as the issues around the sustainable conservation of free-roaming American wild horses, is to: 1. Recognize there is a problem; and,2. Identify and define the problem... at… Continue reading Wild horses: Changing a problem into a solution

Bureau of Land Management will move back to D.C., reversing Trump-era decision

WASHINGTON DC (09.17.21)— Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland said that the department plans to rebuild and strengthen the presence of the Bureau of Land Management. These changes, which will be done in coordination with Congress, will improve the function of the bureau, assist BLM’s over 7,000 employees across the U.S., maintain and increase access… Continue reading Bureau of Land Management will move back to D.C., reversing Trump-era decision

Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS by SCOTT SONNER, 17TH AUG 2021 RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on federal land managers to conduct an investigation to determine how many of the wild horses captured on public lands in the U.S. West end up at slaughterhouses. The California Democrat also wants the federal Bureau of… Continue reading Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

BLM to remove ‘excess’ wild horses from Utah’s beloved Onaqui herd

Critics blast feds’ never-ending cycle of roundups as inhumane, anti-science and wasteful. It is with great sadness and with no small amount of frustrated anger we write this post. The Bureau of Land Management plans to remove around half of the Onaqui horses this week in one of the most controversial roundups in years. The… Continue reading BLM to remove ‘excess’ wild horses from Utah’s beloved Onaqui herd

Please support these federal campaigns to protect our horses

We are working on the following campaigns right now in the 117th Congress (2021-2022). Horse slaughter The first campaign is lobbying for the passage of H.R.3355 which will put an end to horse slaughter for human consumption. H.R.3355 got off to a strong start with 60 cosponsors. We have well-trained and well-versed boots hitting the… Continue reading Please support these federal campaigns to protect our horses

Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

In Defense of Animals write: In 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) instituted the Adoption Incentive Program (AIP), which pays individuals $1000 per animal to “adopt” wild horses who the Bureau had previously cruelly captured from our public lands using our tax dollars. Unfortunately, it has now been proven that some people take… Continue reading Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

At least 15 wild horses shot since the beginning of 2020

SPRINGERVILLE, AZ (March 20, 2020) — Fugitive Watch reports: Authorities know from necropsies what killed four of a dozen wild horses that were recently found dead in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. The iconic symbols of the American West were shot. Now, investigators want to know who shot the horses — part of the federally protected… Continue reading At least 15 wild horses shot since the beginning of 2020

Wild horse roundups and sale

24 wild horses die during Bureau of Land Management roundup in Nevada. KLAS News, Ch 8.

24 wild horses die during BLM Nevada roundup. BLM concludes Eagle Complex wild horse gather. BLM to offer wild horses, burros for adoption or sale in Ewing, IL.