Controversial ‘wild horse initiative’ headed to Senate floor

Wild horses of Utah. Unattributed image.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million last week for the program supported by an… Continue reading Controversial ‘wild horse initiative’ headed to Senate floor

Two-Week-Old wild horse shot and killed before California roundup

Advocates ask for investigation The Cloud Foundation Press Release Sacramento, CA (August 13, 2010)—The body of a wild horse foal was found near the site of the Twin Peaks roundup Wednesday by Craig Downer, wildlife ecologist and Cloud Foundation Board member, and Chrystie Davis, wild horse advocate. Davis, an experienced horsewoman, examined the foal for… Continue reading Two-Week-Old wild horse shot and killed before California roundup

BLM issues closure of public lands during Elko wild horse round up

Source: BLM Press Release ELKO, Nevada — (July 1, 2010) Certain areas on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in northwestern Elko County will be temporarily closed to public access, use and occupancy at varying times and locations from July 6 through July 31, 2010. The temporary closure involves about 27,000… Continue reading BLM issues closure of public lands during Elko wild horse round up

BLM’s final solution for wild horses exposed (US)

Source: Cloud Foundation Press Release June 11, 2009 Documents Reveal BLM Secret Plan to Destroy Wild Horses Documents obtained from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) via the Freedom of Information Act by a Phoenix-based non-profit, The Conquistador Program, reveal shocking and detailed plans to destroy healthy wild horses in government holding facilities as well… Continue reading BLM’s final solution for wild horses exposed (US)