Wild Horses. Love is the Answer.

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Remember we said we were going to be preoccupied with love this February? How about some video love featuring our beloved wild horses, wherever they are in the world. These happen to be in Oregon. Relax. Enjoy. And whisper a prayer or two for them please. Love is the Answer. Mustangs of Oregon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTzLa9j8T9s FEATURED… Continue reading Wild Horses. Love is the Answer.

Equine groups sue BLM over planned sterilization project of wild mares

(CNN, By Ellie Kaufman, Sept 25, 2018) — Nonprofit organizations are taking to the courts to try to stop an Interior Department project that would sterilize up to 100 wild female horses in Oregon through a procedure the groups deem "dangerous" and "inhumane." Front Range Equine Rescue, a nonprofit organization that works to stop cruelty… Continue reading Equine groups sue BLM over planned sterilization project of wild mares

Wild horse populations in Oregon on the rise says the BLM

BLM captures 155 wild horses in Oregon, Sept. 4, 2016. Source: Return to Freedom.

The BLM says Oregon’s wild horse and burro populations are greater than the rangelands can handle in balance with other public land uses. PORTLAND, Ore. (May 16, 2017) — Amanda Peacher reporting for the Associated Press writes: New numbers from the Bureau of Land Management show Oregon’s wild horse and burro populations are on the… Continue reading Wild horse populations in Oregon on the rise says the BLM

Front Range Equine Rescue Files Suit to Stop Surgical Sterilization ‘Research’ on Oregon’s Wild Horses

EUREKA, NV - JULY 07: A group of wild horses wait in a holding pen after a gathering July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management is gathering wild horses in the American West, where an estimated 37,000 wild horses roam free. Many of the horses that are gathered are put up for adoption while others are treated with birth control and released back to the wild. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nonprofit Horse Rescue Group Challenges Inhumane Experimental Surgery PRESS RELEASE HINES, Ore. (July 26, 2016) – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER), a national nonprofit working to end the abuse and neglect of horses through rescue, advocacy and education, announced today it is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management to stop… Continue reading Front Range Equine Rescue Files Suit to Stop Surgical Sterilization ‘Research’ on Oregon’s Wild Horses

Inquiry into wild horse shooting uncovers no leads

Cross-posted from The Bulletin By Dylan J. Darling BEND, ORE -- Nearly five months after a half-dozen wild horses were found shot along a road in the Ochoco National Forest, who killed the controversial animals and why remains unknown. No one has stepped forward with a tip solid enough to lead to the arrest and… Continue reading Inquiry into wild horse shooting uncovers no leads

Horse tripping now illegal in 12 States

A State law in Oregon banning horse tripping events in rodeos went into effect January 1, 2014. Google image.

AMBUJA ROSEN, an independent journalist in California, writes the following eyewitness account: "Your are in the front row. A bony Arabian mare stands so close you can see the scars on her flanks, and the terror in her eyes. Three men on horseback swoop down on the mare, chasing her with swinging lariats, until she's… Continue reading Horse tripping now illegal in 12 States

Stats show live trapping of wild horses deadlier than helicopter roundups

The article that follows this introduction is a most relevant report. First of all, the Fund for Horses are strongly opposed to the removal of wild horses from the range by any means or device. However, we have often been told by wild horse roundup experts that bait trapping is more humane than helicopter roundups.… Continue reading Stats show live trapping of wild horses deadlier than helicopter roundups

Oregon: Three more wild horses found fatally shot

REPORT FILED BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Source Link >> PRINEVILLE (AP) — Authorities in central Oregon say three more wild horses have been found fatally shot in an area east of Prineville where three other horses were found dead last weekend. Crook County Sheriff’s Sgt. Travis Jurgens said deputies who went to the area Friday… Continue reading Oregon: Three more wild horses found fatally shot

Animal protection group accuses Sheriff’s Dept of misconduct over arrest, harassment at rodeo

SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness) PRESS RELEASE Graphic Footage of Animal Cruelty Released Jordan Valley, OR (May 21, 2013) -- SHARK has uncovered disturbing ties between the Malheur County Sheriff’s Department and the Jordan Valley Big Loop Rodeo. These ties may explain why Malheur County Sheriff officers not only violently arrested SHARK volunteer Adam… Continue reading Animal protection group accuses Sheriff’s Dept of misconduct over arrest, harassment at rodeo

Activist violently arrested for filming at Oregon Rodeo; call to action for the horses

SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness) PRESS RELEASE Jordan Valley, OR – On Saturday May 18th, 2013, SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) volunteer Adam Fahnestock was peacefully sitting monitoring the Big Loop Rodeo when rodeo personnel and a Malheur County Sheriff’s Deputy approached him. After a very brief conversation, the deputy suddenly grabbed Fahnestock… Continue reading Activist violently arrested for filming at Oregon Rodeo; call to action for the horses