Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

WILD HORSE RANCH PRODUCTION NEWS RELEASE Donation-funded wild horse non-profit activist organizations are seemingly helping themselves by keeping a decades-old range war alive! YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — For the reasons cited herein below, I strongly urge that wild horse non-profit activist organizations immediately stop promoting and supporting wild horse management… Continue reading Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

Colorado The largest wild horse roundup in state history is underway in western Colorado, with helicopters chasing the animals into a trap set on land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s White River field office. As of Tuesday, the roundup had removed 287 horses over the course of eight days, making it the biggest… Continue reading BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter

E&E News reported that the Bureau of Land Management acknowledged for the first time today (June 30, 2021) that it is conducting an internal investigation into allegations that some wild horses and burros adopted into private care through a popular program have ended up at auctions for slaughter. Nada Culver, BLM's deputy director of policy… Continue reading BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter

Activists sue BLM for selling wild horses to ‘kill buyers’

REUTERS (16 June 2021) — An animal advocacy group has accused the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Denver federal court of running a wild-horse adoption program that fails to prevent their resale to slaughter facilities that process them for meat, in violation of prohibitions by Congress and of federal law. In a complaint filed on Monday,… Continue reading Activists sue BLM for selling wild horses to ‘kill buyers’

Video: 500 Miles

Video Description (by the Producers) The purpose of this innovative short film is to start a new, universally-understood conversation around the necessity of struggle, challenge and perseverance as they relate to creating meaning in one's life — without one, you cannot have the other. The 500 Miles film communicates the importance of this concept by… Continue reading Video: 500 Miles

Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

In Defense of Animals write: In 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) instituted the Adoption Incentive Program (AIP), which pays individuals $1000 per animal to “adopt” wild horses who the Bureau had previously cruelly captured from our public lands using our tax dollars. Unfortunately, it has now been proven that some people take… Continue reading Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

California Assemblymembers urge U.S. Govt to place a moratorium on wild horse roundups

California Assembly Joint Resolution 5 Assemblymember Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, has joined forces with Assemblymember Luz Rivas, D-Arleta, in urging the federal government to place a moratorium on the roundup of the state’s free-roaming horses and burros, giving CA AJR5 bipartisan support. The measure states in part: Present plans of the BLM and USFS only continue to… Continue reading California Assemblymembers urge U.S. Govt to place a moratorium on wild horse roundups

Meet one of America’s most famous wild horses

Famous wild horse Picasso running amid the sage.

This colorful mustang has been galloping through the Sand Wash Basin for nearly 30 years By HEATHER BALOGH ROCHFORT | 5280 MAY 2020 | SOURCE LINK Four years ago, photographers descended upon the Sand Wash Basin to watch the government bait-trap some of the area’s wild horses. But while documenting the controversial practice, meant to curb population… Continue reading Meet one of America’s most famous wild horses

Horse quotes and a special poem

Beautiful chestnut horse with cascading mane,

In January of this year, we moved the Fund for Horses website to WordPress where we have been hosting the f4H blog Tuesday's Horse for many years. It is so fabulous to have everything "under one roof". One of our most popular pages has always been the horse quotes page. Here are some of our… Continue reading Horse quotes and a special poem

Of hippos, horses and restoration

THE GUARDIAN (U.K.) reports: When the drug lord Pablo Escobar was shot dead in 1993, he left behind a zoo stocked with wild animals alongside his multibillion dollar cocaine empire. The lions, giraffes and other exotic species were moved from the luxurious Hacienda Nápoles estate east of Medellín to new homes, but nearly three decades… Continue reading Of hippos, horses and restoration