Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

NEWS PROVIDED BYReturn to Freedom Wild Horse ConservationAug 26, 2021, 20:07 ET LOMPOC, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, today called on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to step in and make changes to a planned wild horse helicopter roundup on the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area in Colorado.… Continue reading Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

FOIA document obtained by WHFF shows wild horses betrayed by RTF, ASPCA & HSUS

Desatoya Wild Horses in short term holding after being rounded up by the BLM.

The Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) has obtained an alarming report through the Freedom of Information Act clearly showing that "Neda DeMayo of Return to Freedom, Nancy Perry of ASPCA, Gillian Lyons of HSUS and Drew Lesofski of the American Mustang Foundation participated in a closed door, round table meeting with pro-slaughter groups." Jason Lutterman,… Continue reading FOIA document obtained by WHFF shows wild horses betrayed by RTF, ASPCA & HSUS

American wild horses on path to extinction?

Two Mustangs. National Geographic. 2017.

PRESS RELEASE by WILD HORSE FIRE BRIGADE YREKA, Calif. - Oct. 14, 2019 - PRLog — In a certified letter delivered to Return To Freedom, Inc. ('RTF') and it's board of directors on September 16, 2019, key wild horse and burro advocates demanded that Return To Freedom, a 501-C-3 non-profit, immediately withdraw its support of… Continue reading American wild horses on path to extinction?

Sutter is the ASPCA® Horse of the Year

Sutter, Wild Horse. Photo: Bristol MacDonald.

ASPCA® PRESS RELEASE Sutter, Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary Lompoc, Calif. A stunning palomino stallion born in northwestern Nevada, Sutter was captured from public lands when he was barely two years old. Immediately following his capture, he was adopted to a private party through the Bureau of Land Management's horse adoption program. During that… Continue reading Sutter is the ASPCA® Horse of the Year

National Coalition Calls on Utah Governor to Stop Attack on Wild Horses

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Salt Lake City, Utah (April 28, 2014) -- Today, representing millions of American citizens, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, a national coalition, its parent organization Return to Freedom, and its coalition partner The Cloud Foundation sent a letter to Utah Governor Gary Herbert (pdf) in response to his attack… Continue reading National Coalition Calls on Utah Governor to Stop Attack on Wild Horses

Groups sue US Forest Service over wild horses

Cross-posted from SFGate.com ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Animal advocates have filed a lawsuit to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from rounding up many of the remaining wild horses in California's Modoc National Forest. The plaintiffs said in a statement Monday that the government agency's plan to eliminate about 40 square miles of territory and reduce… Continue reading Groups sue US Forest Service over wild horses

Feds stand by as unbranded, federally protected wild horses captured, sent to slaughter auction

Roundup Proceeds on Tribal Grounds Despite Federal “Stop Work” Order; Documents Implicate Feds in Horse-Laundering Scheme AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION, RETURN TO FREEDOM, THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Winnemucca, NV (August 12, 2013) -- Late yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) notified a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups that it was “issuing… Continue reading Feds stand by as unbranded, federally protected wild horses captured, sent to slaughter auction

USDA/Forest Service shuts down public observation at controversial wild horse roundup

UPDATE: Bob from Let 'Em Run left a comment to this post that: "Lacy J Dalton has informed me that Dean Heller’s office informed her that the roundup has been postponed for 90 days." FEDS WILL CAPTURE AND DELIVER HUNDREDS OF WILD HORSES TO SLAUGHTER AUCTION IN SECRET Wild Horse Preservation Campaign and The Cloud… Continue reading USDA/Forest Service shuts down public observation at controversial wild horse roundup

Groups sue over slaughter of horses in the U.S.

Cross-posted from the New York Times WRITTEN BY STEPHANIE STROM Several animal rights groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Agriculture Department, seeking to prevent it from inspecting horse meat that some companies want to produce for human consumption. Separately, the department announced its approval for horse slaughtering at a plant in Iowa, the… Continue reading Groups sue over slaughter of horses in the U.S.

Nevada reaches deal with wild horse advocates

Source: Associated Press By: SCOTT SONNER RENO, Nev. — The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse. The agreement between Nevada's Department of Agriculture and California-based… Continue reading Nevada reaches deal with wild horse advocates