Nevada could give away nearly 3,000 free-range horses in May

Virginia Range Mustangs. Source: R. T. Fitch.

(WILD HORSES) — Benjamin Spillman, reporting for the Reno Gazette Journal writes: Nearly 3,000 free-range horses in Nevada’s Virginia Range could be under new ownership by the end of May, according to state officials. The Nevada Department of Agriculture on Tuesday published a request for proposals for people willing to take ownership of the iconic herd.… Continue reading Nevada could give away nearly 3,000 free-range horses in May

Wild horse advocates acquitted of all charges in Storey County dumping case

WILLIS LAMM PRESS RELEASE RENO, NEVADA (October 17, 2013) -- After a day-long trial in the historic Storey County Court House, Judge Steve McMorris acquitted the Let 'Em Run Foundation and horse advocates Willis Lamm and Shirley Allen on all charges brought about by the Nevada Department of Agriculture. Director of Agriculture Jim Barbee had… Continue reading Wild horse advocates acquitted of all charges in Storey County dumping case

Nevada reaches deal with wild horse advocates

Source: Associated Press By: SCOTT SONNER RENO, Nev. — The state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse. The agreement between Nevada's Department of Agriculture and California-based… Continue reading Nevada reaches deal with wild horse advocates

Horse lovers from around the world unite to save Nevada’s wild horses

Virginia Range Wild Horses. Photo: Protect Mustangs.

PROTECT MUSTANGS NEWS RELEASE RENO, Nevada (September 20, 2012) –- Virginia Range Wild Horses at peace.[/caption]Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund spearheaded and SAVED 23 Virginia Range wild horses from going to the kill-buyers last night. The herculean effort was lead by Shannon Windle, president of Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund. Country singer, Lacy… Continue reading Horse lovers from around the world unite to save Nevada’s wild horses

Eight wild horses captured by state gain freedom in Northern Nevada

Cross-posted from the Reno Gazette-Journal Written by KARREN RHODES (Dec. 25, 2011) -- Thanks to the combined efforts of wild horse advocates, a private land owner and the Let em' Run Foundation, eight wild horses that recently were captured by a state agency were set free. When the Nevada Division of Agriculture recently gathered eight… Continue reading Eight wild horses captured by state gain freedom in Northern Nevada