Bill to protect Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses passes unanimously out of Senate Cmte

Salt River Wild Horses

SOURCE: PRESS RELEASE Phoenix, AZ (March 8, 2016). . . . Wild horse advocates are cheering a unanimous vote this morning by the Arizona State Senate Committee on Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility in favor of HB 2340, a bill to protect the famed Salt River Wild Horses in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa.… Continue reading Bill to protect Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses passes unanimously out of Senate Cmte

Arizona House passes bill protecting Salt River Horses

Salt River Wild Horses

PHOENIX (AP) — The House approved a measure that would offer protections to the herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River. Rep. Kelly Townsend of Mesa is sponsoring a proposal that would place the herd of about 100 horses under care of the Arizona Department of Agriculture. The measure comes after the U.S.… Continue reading Arizona House passes bill protecting Salt River Horses

Arizona — House panel to debate bill on wild horses at Salt River

Salt River Wild Horses

Happening today. -Ed. ARIZONA DAILY STAR via the Associated Press See article » PHOENIX (AP) — A House panel is set to debate a measure that would offer protections to the herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River. Rep. Kelly Townsend of Mesa is sponsoring a proposal that would establish the herd of… Continue reading Arizona — House panel to debate bill on wild horses at Salt River

What’s next for the Salt River Horses?

Salt River Wild Horses

Cross-posted from The Arizona Republic at azcentral.com » The Salt River horses, now free to roam after the threat of a federal roundup was lifted, won't live unfettered forever. The U.S. Forest Service officially withdrew its plans to round up and remove the horses from the Tonto National Forest Friday, much to the delight of… Continue reading What’s next for the Salt River Horses?

Arizona lawmakers push for protection of Salt River wild horses

Salt River Wild Horses

via KSAZ Fox 10 PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's entire congressional delegation is calling on U.S. agriculture officials to look into an ongoing effort to protect wild horses along the Salt River. Rep. Matt Salmon's office says the state's nine congressional representatives sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on Friday. The panel… Continue reading Arizona lawmakers push for protection of Salt River wild horses

Mesa marchers aim to keep Salt River horses free

Respect 4 Horses/Courtesy of the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group

Cross-posted from AZ Center | The Arizona Republic by WHITNEY M. WOODWORTH Couples holding signs, kids waving banners, moms pushing strollers and teenagers snapping photos marched along a Mesa street Saturday afternoon in support of protecting the almost 100 horses that roam free along the Salt River. More than 120 participants in the Salt River… Continue reading Mesa marchers aim to keep Salt River horses free