Failure to protect America’s “War Horses” Faces legal action

WILD HORSE EDUCATION NEWS RELEASE RENO, NV (Sept. 13, 2013) -- Legal action has been filed against Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) today in federal district court. The suit makes two claims: Sheldon NWR fails to follow policy to protect horses removed from the range from entering the slaughter pipeline, and Sheldon violates the First… Continue reading Failure to protect America’s “War Horses” Faces legal action

10,000 citizens protest Feds’ plan to round up and send wild horses to slaughter

AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE Denio, NV (September 5, 2013) -- A national wild horse advocacy coalition– joined by thousands of American citizens – is making a last-minute plea to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to rein in her Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), which plans to launch a massive roundup of wild horses… Continue reading 10,000 citizens protest Feds’ plan to round up and send wild horses to slaughter

Feds to remove all Sheldon wild horses

Sheldon Wild Horses. Photo credit: Mike Lorden.

Cross-posted from KOLO Ch. 8 Reno ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT Wildlife Refuge in Washoe County to Remove All Wild Horses RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal officials have approved a management plan for the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern Nevada that calls for the removal of all wild horses and burros from it within five years.… Continue reading Feds to remove all Sheldon wild horses

Help Wanted: Observers in Oregon (Or)

Can anyone help observe the wild horse round-up in Oregon Sheldon Hart Wildlife Refuge this week and next? IDA is seeking humane observers and volunteers. Need videos and photographs. Here's further information and contacts from IDA: ----------------- Ignoring Public Plea, Government to Contract with Convicted Horse Thief to Round-up Wild Horses Lakeview, Oregon -- The… Continue reading Help Wanted: Observers in Oregon (Or)