The real story on wild horses

Wild horses and burros across the American West are being decimated by outrageous helicopter roundups.  — Colette Kaluza Take Action Tell Congress to fund Herd Management Area Plans, not helicopter roundups, and to hold a hearing to investigate BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. If you know who your representative is but you are unable… Continue reading The real story on wild horses

Compromise unacceptable regarding sored Tennessee walking horses

Legislation would force the USDA to undo reforms of the widely supported PAST Act — which ends self-policing in the industry. Horse soring is the use of chemicals or mechanical devices to cause pain to the front feet and legs of horses when they touch the ground. This results in the horses picking up their… Continue reading Compromise unacceptable regarding sored Tennessee walking horses

SAFE Act needs your support

A horse in slaughter buyer Mike McCarron's trailer in Cleburne, Texas, August, 2019. USA Today.

Horse slaughter for human consumption is a grisly, predatory business — and big business. According to Beef Magazine production totals are about 1.6 billion pounds of horse meat annually. "This protein supply annually generates U.S. $1 billion in imports and exports combined," they write. Besides the obvious horrors of slaughter for the horses, there is… Continue reading SAFE Act needs your support

Tell Delaware to revoke training license of horse abuser Amber Cobb

When the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission reduced a two-year suspension to just 60 days for trainer Amber Cobb, who was found by Delaware Park's board of stewards to have “demonstrated cruelty to a horse in her care,” the Paulick Report was besieged with messages of outrage and disgust from a wide array of people in… Continue reading Tell Delaware to revoke training license of horse abuser Amber Cobb

Horse protection bills pending in US Congress

Galloping horse statuary near Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Photographer unknown.

Please take action on these bills. In this day and age, it is quicker and easier than ever. With so much at stake, we hope you will contact Congress on behalf of our horses. However much time it takes, we as horse lovers and defenders should be willing to give it. If you already know… Continue reading Horse protection bills pending in US Congress

Infrastructure Bill passes Senate without horse slaughter amendment

Advocates urge voting against the bill unless anti-slaughter language is reinstated. EDITED PRESS RELEASE | UPDATED: AUG 11, 2021 Warning: Graphic Image Ahead Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill on Tuesday without any provision to ban the export of live horses to Canada and Mexico for slaughter for human consumption,… Continue reading Infrastructure Bill passes Senate without horse slaughter amendment

Wild horses: A natural resource for staving off wildfires and the impact of global warming

Diamond Complex wild horses. BLM image.

LOVE WILD HORSES® NEWS RELEASE Love Wild Horses®, a grassroots California-based 501c3, created this wild equine and carbon sequestration research with Craig Downer, a forty-year wild equine expert wildlife ecologist. LWH's and Downer's scientific articles highlight the many benefits that free-roaming wild horses freely gift to America's Western wild public and private lands. Considering this… Continue reading Wild horses: A natural resource for staving off wildfires and the impact of global warming

Stop the Onaqui wild horse roundup happening now

THE CALL TO ACTION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU. As of 19th July, you can still tune in to the program regarding Utah's Onaqui wild horses the BLM is currently rounding up by helicopter. Learn what is happening, how it is unfair and what can be done to stop it! Renown wildlife biologist Craig Downer… Continue reading Stop the Onaqui wild horse roundup happening now

Advocacy tool: Write a letter to the Editor

It is important to rely on digital communication tools to make our voices heard, for ourselves, for our communities, and in our case — for the horses. One such tool is a letter to the editor (LTE)—a brief piece, usually fewer than 300 words, that anyone can write and submit to a newspaper. Such a… Continue reading Advocacy tool: Write a letter to the Editor

What are you doing right now?

How would you like to help horses. . . right now? Horses who are suffering . . . under threat of death; perhaps even extinction? You can do it from the comfort of your home, on your phone or laptop, anytime day or night. There are three urgent horse protection issues that need attention —… Continue reading What are you doing right now?