Introduction What's coming up is a must read for wild horse and burro defenders. Skip this introduction and go directly to source article » In case you have ever wondered why we speak so little about wild horses and burros, you will soon see why once you read the article coming up in just a… Continue reading They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Some Wild Horse & Burro Advocates Do!
US government plans on capturing, relocating more wild horses than ever before
The Bureau of Land Management also plans on treating more wild horses and burros with fertility control treatments than it ever has before The federal government plans to capture and relocate more wild horses and burros on federal lands this year than it ever has before. Earlier this month, the agency announced it would gather at least 22,000 wild… Continue reading US government plans on capturing, relocating more wild horses than ever before
Parading celebrities to save wild horses: Does it help wild horses or the non-profits?
PRESS RELEASE There’s no doubt that today, wild horses and burros are in their darkest hour. And human meddling is closing the door on their future. YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — After thirty-years of non-profit organization advocacy efforts by wild horse activist organizations and over $100-million in donations spent, wild horses… Continue reading Parading celebrities to save wild horses: Does it help wild horses or the non-profits?
BLM tests new fertility vaccine on wild horses
The Idaho State Journal reports that the Bureau of Land Management is testing a new fertility control vaccine it hopes will curtail their numbers. The new vaccine tests began last week in Carson City, Nev., a state where most of the nation’s wild horse population exists. While wild horses are often treated with a fertility… Continue reading BLM tests new fertility vaccine on wild horses
EPA should reconsider wild horse birth control, judge rules
By MATEUSZ PERKOWSKI reporting for the Capital Press (April 7, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unlawfully rejected an animal rights group’s request to consider banning a horse birth control drug, according to a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon has ruled the EPA violated administrative law with its “arbitrary and capricious” decision… Continue reading EPA should reconsider wild horse birth control, judge rules
PZP and the Pryor Mountain Herd
Marybeth Devlin writes following concerning the Pryor Mountain Herd and the use PZP*: The issue underpinning the use of PZP and the continuing cycle of removals of wild horses from the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range is: Whether there are excess wild horses. No, there aren’t. BLM creates the illusion of an overpopulation by administratively… Continue reading PZP and the Pryor Mountain Herd
EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide
WILD HORSES (US) — This is not news; simply a clarification. Certain readers have questioned our reference to PZP (Porcine Zona Pellucida) as a pesticide which is used as a type of birth control on wild mares living on federal lands. As Protect Mustangs state: Pests are invasive species. Wild horses are native. Drugging up wild horses… Continue reading EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide
John Cox on BLM’s wild horse numbers and survival of nation’s grasslands
John Cox writes the following on his Facebook page: So May 14, 2013 the BLM stated there existed 31,453 wild horses on our Public Lands — and a little over 2 ½ years, biologically impossible by the way, we are told the wild horse population jumped to 67,027 as of March 1, 2016. But using the… Continue reading John Cox on BLM’s wild horse numbers and survival of nation’s grasslands
Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range
Thanks to our good friend Terry we received an interesting email containing an embedded post. The controversy surrounding wild horses on public lands and the cruel and often deathly mismanagement by the federal agency Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is not news to us and no doubt not news to you. We have read numerous… Continue reading Wild horses and controversy — Notes from the range
Suzanne Roy Letter: The failure of wild horse policy
IN MY VIEW Letter: The failure of wild horse policy By Suzanne Roy / Published Jul 15, 2016 at 12:02AM — The Bend Oregon Bulletin The headline for The Bulletin’s June 28 editorial is absolutely right and deserves some all-caps emphasis: “Wild horse policy is NOT working.” This statement is true and has been for… Continue reading Suzanne Roy Letter: The failure of wild horse policy