Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

In Defense of Animals write: In 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) instituted the Adoption Incentive Program (AIP), which pays individuals $1000 per animal to “adopt” wild horses who the Bureau had previously cruelly captured from our public lands using our tax dollars. Unfortunately, it has now been proven that some people take… Continue reading Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

Canadians: Act now to stop live shipment of horses to Japan for their meat

According to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents obtained by the CHDC and provided to VICE, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) banned shipping draft horses—a breed that can weigh more than a thousand pounds. Canadian Horse Defence Coalition image.

Canada exports thousands of horses each year to Japan, a market where some consumers enjoy the meat as a raw delicacy. According to the Canadian Horse Defense Coalition, in 2020 1,606 horses were live-shipped to Japan for slaughter, down from 2,800 in 2019. This translates to about $11 million in revenue in 2020 and $17… Continue reading Canadians: Act now to stop live shipment of horses to Japan for their meat

Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

Wild Horses. Skydog Sanctuary video.

» SIGN AND SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN « WASHINGTON (Gray DC) (Full Report) — Animal rights groups are contacting the Biden administration, condemning their latest move to control the overpopulation of wild horses in the West, including in Nevada. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailed the Biden Administration’s policy on managing the overpopulation of wild… Continue reading Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

Take action for wild horses

Sign on to the prospective letter to President Biden requesting a moratorium on wild horse gathers/roundups. The letter, signatures, and full list of co-signers will be transmitted directly to President Biden. Interior Secretary Haaland will also be sent the letter. Use link below. Letter: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqgKnOm6YuBh78KCDvrX7MuaFXeQEHxw6b7UNVRGcUiD2NLg/viewform Thank you so much everyone. Please share! Featured Image: Shutterstock

Is ending horse racing within our power?

Racehorse in red hood. The Horse magazine online.

In an article entitled "My Turn: It's not all mint juleps and fancy hats", for the May 5, 2021 Opinion Column of the Concord Monitor, Emily Murphy writes: Ending horse racing is within our power. Look to greyhound racing for proof of that. Only three states now have greyhound tracks. After a long awareness campaign… Continue reading Is ending horse racing within our power?

Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Wild horses roam in the Kosciuszko National Park. CREDIT:JOE ARMAO

UPDATE VIA TWITTER. Today’s NSW Land and Environment Court hearing regarding the planned trapping of feral horses in the north of Kosciuszko National Park post-fires has been adjourned to next Friday July 17. We’ll keep you updated! Public outrage is mounting to a climax at the National Parks Department in New South Wales, under the… Continue reading Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Nevada BLM set to discuss use of motorized vehicles to manage wild horses

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

UPDATE: PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE EXTENDED BY THE BLM TO JULY 2ND. PLEASE MAIL YOUR COMMENTS AS QUICKLY AS YOU CAN. * * * KIBS | KBOV TV, BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV. (22. Jun. 2020) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada will host its annual statewide public hearing to discuss the use of helicopters and… Continue reading Nevada BLM set to discuss use of motorized vehicles to manage wild horses

How a bill becomes law

Interior of the Capitol Hill dome, Washington D.C.

Who remembers Government class or Civics? Or do they even teach them any more? It seems a large percentage of American citizens do not know how a bill becomes law. When we started, some of us at the Fund for Horses did, but most of us had very little clue. We were in good shape… Continue reading How a bill becomes law

Horse whisperer speaks up for sored horses

Horse soring "stacks" on the front hooves of a Tennessee Walking Horse at Big Lick competition. HSUS.

WVLT-TV reports that American Horse Trainer Monty Roberts has reaffirmed his commitment to end soring as Tennessee Walking Horse events prepare to resume. Soring is the act of intentional infliction of pain to a horse's legs or hooves in order to force the horse to perform an artificial, exaggerated gait. Roberts, known as "the man who listens… Continue reading Horse whisperer speaks up for sored horses

Sign Petition to cancel “Big Lick” show in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN

I'm Mayhem competing in the 2017 Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration.

Update 4/29: The Petition reached 2,500 signatures. On its way to 5,000! » SIGN PETITION HERE « The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration announced on April 23, 2020, that it will hold a “Big Lick” Tennessee Walking Horse Show at its 30,000 seat outdoor arena on May 21-23, 2020. The… Continue reading Sign Petition to cancel “Big Lick” show in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN