Spending bill sets stage for eradication of America’s Mustangs

Via EIN PRESSWIRE News Release WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES, December 16, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Two national horse protection organizations today blasted Congress’ decision to increase the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Program budget by $21 million budget to accelerate the roundup and removal of federally-protected wild horses and burros from public… Continue reading Spending bill sets stage for eradication of America’s Mustangs

Friends of Animals urge calls to Senators for wild horses

Trio of Wild Horses

Friends of Animals is appalled to learn that the Senate Appropriations Committee approved legislation that includes $35 million for the atrocious wild horse population control plan put forward by a coalition that betrayed wild horses back in April. That means the horrific plan included in the bill, which promotes a robust rangeland fertility control program,… Continue reading Friends of Animals urge calls to Senators for wild horses

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?

Wild horses are being pushed to extinction by cattle ranching

Wild horses Utah. AWHPC image. Photographer not cited.

WILD HORSES (Sign Petition) — Beef and dairy might be staples in most American’s diets, but did you know how ruinous beef and cattle production is for the well-being of the planet? These industries are heavily responsible for emitting large amounts of methane and nitrous oxide and for destroying rainforests and grasslands in order to create… Continue reading Wild horses are being pushed to extinction by cattle ranching

EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

Wild Horses: Randy Harris Photo

WILD HORSES (US) — This is not news; simply a clarification. Certain readers have questioned our reference to PZP (Porcine Zona Pellucida) as a pesticide which is used as a type of birth control on wild mares living on federal lands. As Protect Mustangs state: Pests are invasive species. Wild horses are native. Drugging up wild horses… Continue reading EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

Tiny real-life horses of Greek Myth headed for extinction

Skyros Island Ponies. Image by Horsefly Films via the Skyros Island Horse Trust.

Skyros ponies, thought to have pulled Achilles' legendary chariot, have declined to about 200 animals left on Earth. Cross-posted from the National Geographic » By Kristin Hugo Published September 27, 2016 The issues facing these special horses are manmade and sound all too familiar. -Ed. The breed that may have pulled Achilles’ legendary chariot is… Continue reading Tiny real-life horses of Greek Myth headed for extinction

Both Presidential candidates could mean elimination of wild horses

Wild Horses Wyoming. Google image.

The million dollar question being pondered right now by wild horse and burro lovers is this: What does the Presidential race mean for wild horses? Voters want to make the right choice for the country, but horse lovers also want to make the right choice for America's wild horses and burros too if we can.… Continue reading Both Presidential candidates could mean elimination of wild horses