BLM removes more than 200 wild horses in opening days of Piceance-East Douglas helicopter operations

As of Saturday, July 16, the Bureau of Land Management had rounded up 235 wild horses from the Piceance-East Douglas management area in western Colorado. So far, the BLM’s cull includes 106 mares, 87 stallions and 42 foals, according to the agency. The BLM’s White River Field Office began rounding up the wild horses with… Continue reading BLM removes more than 200 wild horses in opening days of Piceance-East Douglas helicopter operations

85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

UPDATE 04.29.22: 95 wild horses now reported dead. A virus likely responsible. FOX 31 Denver. The Cañon City facility, located 115 miles south of Denver, is under voluntary quarantine due to the outbreak, the Bureau of Land Management said in a news release. The facility is home to 2,550 wild horses rounded up from rangelands.… Continue reading 85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

$500 reward offered to find wild horse harassing youths

Cross-posted from the Reno Gazette-Journal Written by BONNIE MATTON A Dayton, NV based wild horse advocate group is offering a $500 reward for information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of youths that allegedly chased a band of wild horses in the Stagecoach Valley on Dec. 28, ultimately causing the stallion to break… Continue reading $500 reward offered to find wild horse harassing youths

BLM fail to convince in Phoenix

A large contingent of wild horse and burro preservation advocates are attending the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Advisory Board Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, with high hopes of hearing something, anything, convincing them Director Bob Abbey will implement the reforms he promised in his agency's Wild Horse & Burro Program. Joined by throngs of online… Continue reading BLM fail to convince in Phoenix

Distemper outbreak kills wild horses at Herriman center

Cross-posted from The Salt Lake Tribune Written by BRANDON LOOMIS Federal wild-horse managers are suspending adoptions from their Herriman center and placing a quarantine on about 500 animals because of an equine-distemper outbreak. Eleven horses have died — some on their own and some from euthanasia after being badly stricken — and two- or three-dozen… Continue reading Distemper outbreak kills wild horses at Herriman center

Silver King Tragedy: Story of Braveheart

Cross-posted from American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign By SUZANNE ROY In the early morning of Wednesday, October 6, 2010, amid the vast landscape of the Silver King Herd Management Area in southeastern Nevada, a mustang family lost everything in a BLM helicopter roundup. I looked down from a hill above the entrance to the capture… Continue reading Silver King Tragedy: Story of Braveheart

Impeach Salazar and Abbey

Written by VIVIAN J GRANT As many of you are aware, we, and other wild horses and burro advocates, have attempted to negotiate with the US Government and its various departments regarding their cruel and destructive management of our wild horses and burros. What we have asked them to do in this regard has not… Continue reading Impeach Salazar and Abbey

I-Team: More roundups planned despite pleas from Congress

Chief Investigative Reporter George Knapp and Chief Photojournalist Matt Adams Posted: Sep 02, 2010 5:54 PM CDT LAS VEGAS -- Government contractors have fired up their helicopters for yet another roundup of Nevada wild horses. The latest gather targets a remote area north of Ely, Nevada. Four more roundup operations are on the schedule in… Continue reading I-Team: More roundups planned despite pleas from Congress

Call on Schwarzenegger and Feinstein to halt the Twin Peaks roundup

Call, fax, email California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to stop the BLM roundup in the Twin Peaks HMA that started August 11, 2010, and the continued abominations connected with it. Find contact information here http://gov.ca.gov/interact#contact Email the Governor here http://gov.ca.gov/interact#email If Governor Schwarzenegger tells you to contact Senator Dianne Feinstein, politely say that you have, and… Continue reading Call on Schwarzenegger and Feinstein to halt the Twin Peaks roundup

Ask Congress to call for an immediate moratorium on Mustang roundups

Rep. Nick Rahall and Rep. Raul Grijalva ask wild horse and burro lovers and advocates to support their call on U.S. Interior Secretary Salazar and BLM Director Bob Abbey to order an immediate moratorium on all roundups of America’s wild horses and burros. You can join them by sending a copy of the Rahall-Grijalva Dear… Continue reading Ask Congress to call for an immediate moratorium on Mustang roundups