Animal advocates Sue Bureau of Land Management

PRESS RELEASE Roundups of Wild Horses on Public Lands Stir Controversy, Feature in Documentary Exposé WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit was filed this month against the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for withholding public records from filmmaker James Kleinert. The BLM has been investigating Kleinert and his film company,… Continue reading Animal advocates Sue Bureau of Land Management

Take Action Against HR 5058, the Wild Horse Oversight Act

Join us and take action right now to oppose HR 5058, the Wild Horse Oversight Act, and send your message directly to Congress. HR 5058 was filed on July 10, 2014 by US Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah). The bill would allow States and Native American tribes the option of formulating and implementing management plans for… Continue reading Take Action Against HR 5058, the Wild Horse Oversight Act

More foul play with the Wyoming 41 Mustangs?

New evidence obtained by Animals' Angels raises concerns by ANIMALS' ANGELS With Permission We've all heard about the Wyoming 41 - the herd rounded up in March of this year under the supervision of the BLM's Wyoming field office as estray horses and sent to the Bouvry slaughterhouse in Canada. The sad fate of these… Continue reading More foul play with the Wyoming 41 Mustangs?

BLM ignores laws of the U.S. and nature

Cross-posted from "Straight from the Horse's Heart" by R. T. FITCH The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) publicly published the statement that they are above the law and the 1971 Congressional Wild Horse and Burro protection LAW DOES NOT PERTAIN TO THEM! BLM stated: “The … [Congressional] Act … is not pertinent to the overall… Continue reading BLM ignores laws of the U.S. and nature

Critics object to roundups of Murderers Creek herd

Murderers Creek Wild Horse, E. Oregon. Photo: AWHPC.

REPORTED BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHN DAY — Critics have launched a campaign against the federal government’s plan to reduce a herd of wild horses in the mountains of Eastern Oregon. The 250 mustangs in the Murderers Creek herd near John Day in Grant County could be reduced in roundups over the next decade to… Continue reading Critics object to roundups of Murderers Creek herd

Feds to remove all Sheldon wild horses

Sheldon Wild Horses. Photo credit: Mike Lorden.

Cross-posted from KOLO Ch. 8 Reno ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT Wildlife Refuge in Washoe County to Remove All Wild Horses RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal officials have approved a management plan for the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Nevada that calls for the removal of all wild horses and burros from it within five years.… Continue reading Feds to remove all Sheldon wild horses

EPA registers PZP for use on wild horses

Red Desert Band of Wild Horses

BONNIE ERBE headlines a column on wild horses entitled, "Horse contraceptive could end cruelty to mustangs" about the EPA's recent registration of the HSUS sponsored equine birth control drug, PZP. However, that title becomes a bit misleading when one takes a close look at the experimental usage of PZP over the past few years on… Continue reading EPA registers PZP for use on wild horses

Outrage over secret documents planning to kill or slaughter 50,000 native wild horses

Red Desert Band of Wild Horses

Preservation group asks for pro-slaughter activist to be replaced on national Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Panel UPDATED 8:20 PM WASHINGTON (February 10, 2012)—Protect Mustangs asks Secretary Salazar, overseeing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to replace the pro-slaughter appointment of Callie Hendrickson, for the ‘General Public’ position on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory… Continue reading Outrage over secret documents planning to kill or slaughter 50,000 native wild horses

BLM news release on Judge’s ruling in favor of the Triple B roundup

BLM NEVADA NEWS BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEVADA STATE OFFICE No. 2011-34 For immediate release: Friday, July 15, 2011 Contact: Heather Emmons, 775-861-6594, heather_emmons@blm.gov Judge McKibben Rules in Favor of BLM Triple B Wild Horse Gather Reno, Nev. (Jul. 15, 2011) — Today U.S. District Court Judge Howard McKibben issued a decision in favor of… Continue reading BLM news release on Judge’s ruling in favor of the Triple B roundup

BLM approves Elko-Ely wild horse gather of 1,726 this summer

Cross-posted from Elko Daily Free Press Written by ADELLA HARDING ELKO —The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Elko and Ely offices have jointly issued a record of decision approving a gathering of roughly 1,726 wild horses beginning in July in herd management areas in Elko and White Pine counties. The Wells Field Office of the… Continue reading BLM approves Elko-Ely wild horse gather of 1,726 this summer