Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Wild horses roam in the Kosciuszko National Park. CREDIT:JOE ARMAO

UPDATE VIA TWITTER. Today’s NSW Land and Environment Court hearing regarding the planned trapping of feral horses in the north of Kosciuszko National Park post-fires has been adjourned to next Friday July 17. We’ll keep you updated! Public outrage is mounting to a climax at the National Parks Department in New South Wales, under the… Continue reading Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Photo proves how well Outer Banks horses can hide

Have you seen this? Can you spot all of the horses? There's six in all. Vivian thinks she sees seven! She would. Here's where they are if you haven't been able to find them all (Facebook). Source: The Charlotte Observer. FEATURED IMAGE: A photo of a single wild horse posted Sunday on Facebook is giving… Continue reading Photo proves how well Outer Banks horses can hide

Advocacy group wants protection for Alberta’s wild horses

SUNDRE — Bob Henderson’s love affair with wild horses began almost 50 years ago and he’s become a passionate advocate for the ponies that roam the Rocky Mountain foothills of west-central Alberta. “I was in the woods and this black stallion comes charging through the trees at me. He snorted and blew — and that… Continue reading Advocacy group wants protection for Alberta’s wild horses

Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

A horse from the groups that run free in coal country in Eastern Kentucky. Accredited to JERVIS PICS.

JACKSON, Ky. (Source Article) —  Curtis Bostic is an attorney, a politician and — for a few weeks in 2016 — an accused horse thief. On a cold December day in the rugged hilltops of Breathitt County, Bostic was trying to rescue some horses he said had been abandoned and were malnourished. But he was arrested by a… Continue reading Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

Natl Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter

The horse? Sacred? Then why are the National Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter? For the same reason everyone else does. To make money off supplying horse meat to people who want to eat it. Pro-horse slaughter Native American Indians are using the same old rhetoric and lies trying to justify this heinous… Continue reading Natl Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter

Royal Marines help round up feral horses (UK)

The Royal Marines were involved in helping to round up almost 100 semi-feral horses on a remote farm at Dallas in Morayshire in a major operation co-ordinated by the charity World Horse Welfare. It was the charity’s biggest and most unusual project and also involved vets from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and… Continue reading Royal Marines help round up feral horses (UK)

New evidence delays Sundre area feral horse shooting trial

DARYL SLADE, reporting for the Calgary Herald, writes: CALGARY — The trial of three men accused of wrongfully shooting a feral horse near Sundre has been adjourned for three weeks to allow the Crown to assess whether new evidence will adversely affect its case. It had already been delayed for a day from its scheduled… Continue reading New evidence delays Sundre area feral horse shooting trial

Water use for wild horses questioned by NV panel

What will wild horse haters come up with next to rid America of her mustangs and burros? The Feral Horse Committee of the Nevada Wildlife Commission has drafted a letter to the State Engineer to instruct federal agencies (ie BLM) to remove any wild horses and burros using Nevada waters illegally. The Associated Press reports:… Continue reading Water use for wild horses questioned by NV panel