BLM extends comment period on wild horse plan

The Associated Press reports: RENO, Nev. -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is extending the public comment period on Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's long-term wild horse and burro initiative. BLM Director Bob Abbey today said his agency extended the deadline from Aug. 3 to Sept. 3 to ensure the broadest public participation possible. Under… Continue reading BLM extends comment period on wild horse plan

Judge issues injunction on further BLM Tuscarora roundups

Cross-posted from Horseback Magazine (Edited excerpts) HOUSTON, TX – (Jul. 15, 2010) Horseback Magazine was informed late Wednesday by activist author R.T. Fitch that a Nevada federal judge has enjoined the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from further roundups of the Tuscarora wild horses in Elko County, Nevada. At the preliminary hearing, the BLM… Continue reading Judge issues injunction on further BLM Tuscarora roundups

Make an individual impact by donating to the Wild Horse War Chest

We are approached on a regular basis for funding by individuals who are conducting group and single wild horse rescues, filing legal proceedings to halt the roundups, conducting professional surveys and documenting the roundups. Individuals rely on the ability of non-profits like ours to assist them financially. Their needs are often immediate, and require a… Continue reading Make an individual impact by donating to the Wild Horse War Chest

Wild Horses: Are you going to “shut up?”

They want you to shut up. Who are "they?" They are the White House, Congress, the Department of Interior and its rogue agency, the BLM, who are managing our wild horses and burros to extinction on behalf of the cattle and oil & gas industries, i.e. El Paso Energy (Ruby Pipeline) and BP. Call for… Continue reading Wild Horses: Are you going to “shut up?”

July 4th Wild Horse Rally in Las Vegas

The BLM is on the rampage this summer – removing 10,000 more wild mustangs from OUR public range – perhaps more than one half of America’s wild horses. We invite you, and anyone you know with a love of horses, to join us on July 4th to drive the Las Vegas strip in our vans,… Continue reading July 4th Wild Horse Rally in Las Vegas

We’re still throwing horses overboard

"We need the tonic of wildness," said Richard Nixon, quoting Henry David Thoreau as he signed the landmark Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act in 1971. "Wild horses merit protection as a matter of ecological right," Nixon added, "as anyone knows who has stood awed at the indomitable spirit and sheer energy of a mustang… Continue reading We’re still throwing horses overboard

BLM issues closure of public lands during Elko wild horse round up

Source: BLM Press Release ELKO, Nevada — (July 1, 2010) Certain areas on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in northwestern Elko County will be temporarily closed to public access, use and occupancy at varying times and locations from July 6 through July 31, 2010. The temporary closure involves about 27,000… Continue reading BLM issues closure of public lands during Elko wild horse round up

Hero Jan Steelhammer brings wild horses home from Warm Springs auction

Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY | 20 June 2010 Against all odds, Joan Steelhammer did something that no one thought was possible. The founder of Equine Outreach in Bend, Oregon orchestrated safe passage for all of the horses offered for sale at yesterday's Warm Springs auction. Not only did they not… Continue reading Hero Jan Steelhammer brings wild horses home from Warm Springs auction

BLM Public Meeting June 15th: Different but still the same

Written by VIVIAN GRANT The Cloud Foundation (TCF) has an informative wrap up of Day 2 of the public meetings held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on their plans for the wild horses and burros on public lands. So, I will direct you to that page in just a moment. Representatives from the… Continue reading BLM Public Meeting June 15th: Different but still the same

BLM Public Meeting June 14th: The plan remains the same

Written by VIVIAN GRANT Well, those of us following the BLM Public Meeting in Denver on the Wild Horse & Burro Program via live streaming just got kicked out. Here are my thoughts on what we heard once the audio was (pretty much) sorted out. Wild Horse & Burro Decimation Plan The bottom line is… Continue reading BLM Public Meeting June 14th: The plan remains the same