Fish and Wildlife consider proposed wild horse hunt on the Navajo Nation

Adron Gardner A gaunt horse grazes along State Route 264 near Tse Bonito, N.M. on March 27. Navajo Times.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — (Mar. 30, 2017).  With multiple efforts to reduce the number of wild horses on the Navajo Nation, officials are considering a hunt. The Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife asked hunters and sportsmen for their support for a hunt as a potential means to reduce the number of wild horses… Continue reading Fish and Wildlife consider proposed wild horse hunt on the Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation eyes agreement reining in the slaughter of wild horses

Report via Reuters » By LAURA ZUCKERMAN June 5, 2015 The first effort of its kind to prevent wild horses roaming the Navajo Nation in the U.S. Southwest from being sent to slaughter in Mexico has gained the preliminary approval of tribal leaders, former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson said on Thursday. Under a draft… Continue reading Navajo Nation eyes agreement reining in the slaughter of wild horses

Tribe, Robert Redford group OK wild horse plans regarding slaughter

Red Desert Band of Wild Horses

ASSOCIATED PRESS by FELICIA FONSECA FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – The Navajo Nation and a group founded by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and actor Robert Redford said Thursday they have agreed on a plan to manage thousands of wild horses on the reservation and keep the animals from being sent to slaughter houses. The… Continue reading Tribe, Robert Redford group OK wild horse plans regarding slaughter

Two dozen captured wild horses find refuge at Horse Spirit Ranch

U-T San Diego reports: WRITTEN BY EDWARD SIFUENTES BONSALL — A Southern California animal rights group says it has rescued nearly two dozen wild horses captured in New Mexico and the animals are now being sheltered at a Bonsall ranch. Most of the horses arrived Saturday, after being caught by state wildlife officials weeks ago… Continue reading Two dozen captured wild horses find refuge at Horse Spirit Ranch

Navajo leader drops his support for slaughter of wild horses on the Reservation

WRITTEN BY FERNANDA SANTOS Cross-posted from The New York Times Source Article >> PHOENIX — Under pressure by animal welfare groups and many of his own people, the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben Shelly, has reversed his stance on horse slaughtering, saying he will no longer support it and will order the temporary suspension… Continue reading Navajo leader drops his support for slaughter of wild horses on the Reservation

Natl Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter

The horse? Sacred? Then why are the National Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter? For the same reason everyone else does. To make money off supplying horse meat to people who want to eat it. Pro-horse slaughter Native American Indians are using the same old rhetoric and lies trying to justify this heinous… Continue reading Natl Congress of American Indians lobbying for horse slaughter