Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

by DENNIS WEBB, Grand Junction Colorado Sentinel » THE deaths of scores of rounded-up wild horses in a holding facility in Cañon City and the removal of hundreds more from public rangelands in Rio Blanco County kept the controversial issue of wild-horse management front and center in media headlines this year. More than 140 horses… Continue reading Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup

Bureau of Land Management "acutely injured" a wild horse resulting in its death during alleged illegal roundup in Oregon near the Pokegama Herd Management Area PRESS RELEASEWild Horse Ranch ProductionsDecember 7, 2022 YREKA, CA, US, December 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Environmental Advocacy Clinic filed a federal lawsuit against the US… Continue reading Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup

Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

New Book In his new book, In a Land of Awe: Finding Reverence in the Search for Wild Horses, author Chad Hanson focuses on their wildness, wonder, and well-being. He states: "Part of my goal in writing this book was to send the message that we are only just beginning to understand the intelligence, communication, family… Continue reading Wild horses, reverence and the psychology of awe

BLM to begin Calico Complex wild horse gather

Via BLM Press Release » Winnemucca, Nev. (Sept. 6, 2022) — The Black Rock Field Office will begin a wild horse gather on or about September 10, 2022 on the Calico Complex (complex) located northwest Humboldt County, Nevada. The BLM will conduct gather operations using the helicopter-assisted method.  The complex includes Black Rock Range, Calico Mountains,… Continue reading BLM to begin Calico Complex wild horse gather

Listen, wild horses could keep wildfires at bay

LISTEN AT THIS LINK 14 mins. » Stephanie O'Neill reports that's the hope behind the Wild Horse Fire Brigade, a non-profit program piloted by William Simpson. Under a 1971 Congressional Act, the Bureau of Land Management has the right to round up wild horses on public lands. Oftentimes, those horses are shipped to holding facilities,… Continue reading Listen, wild horses could keep wildfires at bay

Lawsuit filed concerning U.S. holding pen for wild horses

By Scott Sonner Associated Press Aug 20, 2022 RENO, Nev. — Advocates for wild horses are accusing federal land managers of illegally approving plans for the largest U.S. holding facility for thousands of mustangs captured on public rangeland in 10 Western states. Friends of Animals said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday up to 4,000 horses… Continue reading Lawsuit filed concerning U.S. holding pen for wild horses

Bureau of Land Management sued over wild horse removal

Law Street Media reporting. The Cana Foundation, Laura Leigh, and Wild Horse Education filed a complaint against the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Nevada Director of the BLM, alleging the defendants violated the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFRHBA) by deciding to remove those animals without a required Herd Management Area Plan… Continue reading Bureau of Land Management sued over wild horse removal

Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

The Bureau of Land Management continues to strip our federally protected Mustangs from their rightful homes on America's public lands, destroying their herds. According to more than one expert, this is putting the country's public lands at great risk, particularly from wildfires. Enter the Wild Horse Fire Brigade. Listen » Wild Horses can keep wildfires… Continue reading Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

By DENNIS WEBB, Aug 2, 2022 The Bureau of Land Management by the end of the weekend had rounded up more than 850 wild horses in an operation in Rio Blanco County amid continuing concerns about the safety of the animals. That concern was accentuated when some animals ran into an unmarked fence late last… Continue reading BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

Free Wild Horses video

The following was a scene at the roundup of wild horses from Twin Peaks. There is a way to manage wild horses on America's vast public lands. The cruel policy of roundups and removals is NOT that way. How can even the most hard-hearted individual watch the footage below of these terrified and confined wild… Continue reading Free Wild Horses video