Andrew Cohen: How the DOI sold out America’s wild horses

A federal judge in Wyoming is now reviewing a dubious agreement between local ranchers and the BLM that would eliminate millions of acres of wild horse habitat. This may be the most important article you will read this year if you are a wild horse advocate. Please take the time to read it through, digest… Continue reading Andrew Cohen: How the DOI sold out America’s wild horses

Lobbying for wild horses

Twin Peaks Mustangs by Linda Hay

Get lobbying with us in Washington. WILD HORSES AND BURROS Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar needs to go. I think we can all agree on that. Word is Salazar is seeking a private sector job and will be out as early as the end of the year, and at the very latest before President Obama… Continue reading Lobbying for wild horses

George Knapp: Wild horses targeted for possible slaughter

The Nevada quarter features three wild horses roaming freely. Three is about all that may be left if the BLM and State of Nevada has their way.

George Knapp, who has been a voice crying out from the wilderness on the wild horse and burros issue for some years, published a report yesterday that includes an interview with U.S. Interior Ken Salazar. Here's the introduction to the interview and first exchange: The Sheldon refuge is controlled not by the BLM, but by… Continue reading George Knapp: Wild horses targeted for possible slaughter

Feds unnecessarily round up wild horses, complain about costs, recommend slaughter

Red Desert Band of Wild Horses

ANDREW COHEN reporting for The Atlantic writes about appointee Joan Guilfoyle: It surely cannot be easy these days being Joan Guilfoyle, the (relatively) new director of the Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro Program. On the one hand she works for a federal agency, the Interior Department, which is largely beholden to the… Continue reading Feds unnecessarily round up wild horses, complain about costs, recommend slaughter