Law Enforcement agents with the US Forest Service have maintained a visible presence along primitive roads in the area where someone or some people have shot and killed dozens of wild horses over the past four years. That is according to a group of advocates for the horses, who also patrol the roads in the… Continue reading USFS steps up effort to catch Heber wild horse killers
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What’s next for the Salt River 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?
Feds stand by as unbranded, federally protected wild horses captured, sent to slaughter auction
Roundup Proceeds on Tribal Grounds Despite Federal “Stop Work” Order; Documents Implicate Feds in Horse-Laundering Scheme AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION, RETURN TO FREEDOM, THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Winnemucca, NV (August 12, 2013) -- Late yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) notified a coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups that it was “issuing… Continue reading Feds stand by as unbranded, federally protected wild horses captured, sent to slaughter auction
Native wild horses misclassified to push for massive removals
Conservation group wants error fixed and wild horses used to combat desertification PROTECT MUSTANGS PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. (November 28, 2012) -- Native wild horses have been erroneously classified as "feral" horses in the recent publication in the journal Environmental Management. The authors of the report call for wild horse removals from U.S. Forest… Continue reading Native wild horses misclassified to push for massive removals
U.S. Senator eyes removing Agency’s Mustang oversight
By STEVEN LONG HorseBack Magazine Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 --------------- HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The hasty labor day “gather” of the iconic equine star of the PBS “Nature” series, Cloud, has sparked interest and consternation from coast to coast as wild horse lovers rally to put a halt to Bureau of Land Management “gathers” on the… Continue reading U.S. Senator eyes removing Agency’s Mustang oversight