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

Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range

EUREKA, NV - JULY 07: A group of wild horses wait in a holding pen after a gathering July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management is gathering wild horses in the American West, where an estimated 37,000 wild horses roam free. Many of the horses that are gathered are put up for adoption while others are treated with birth control and released back to the wild. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thanks to our good friend Terry we received an interesting email containing an embedded post. The controversy surrounding wild horses on public lands and the cruel and often deathly mismanagement by the federal agency Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is not news to us and no doubt not news to you. We have read numerous… Continue reading Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range

Anatomy of a Roundup, Swasey 2013, Cloud Foundation Video

Swasey Herd Roundup 2013 Utah. The Cloud Foundation image.

BY GINGER KATHRENS The Cloud Foundation Introduction Despite 16 inches of snow 48 hours before the roundup began, the BLM was committed to starting on schedule. As snowplows opened dirt roads closed by deep drifts, I spoke with the BLM’s Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) who cited “contractor availability” as the reason for scheduling the first… Continue reading Anatomy of a Roundup, Swasey 2013, Cloud Foundation Video

Public outraged at government decision to sterilize free-roaming wild horses in Wyoming

Roundups would put sterile herd back on range to die out WASHINGTON (June 16, 2011) – The Cloud Foundation opposes the BLM’s “Record of Decision” released this Tuesday to wipe out two wild horse herds in southern Wyoming. It includes a massive round up and removal of most horses in the area, but it also… Continue reading Public outraged at government decision to sterilize free-roaming wild horses in Wyoming