BLM kills 23 wild horses during latest group of round ups

Wild mare and foal. Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal.

NEVADA GLOBE (Aug. 29, 2022) — The Bureau of Land Management completed a roundup of nearly 1,900 wild horses designed to reduce overpopulation in Elko and White Pine counties [last] Thursday, killing 23 of them. The agency reported on Friday that 1,897 wild horses were rounded up from public lands in an area about 60… Continue reading BLM kills 23 wild horses during latest group of round ups

Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

The Bureau of Land Management continues to strip our federally protected Mustangs from their rightful homes on America's public lands, destroying their herds. According to more than one expert, this is putting the country's public lands at great risk, particularly from wildfires. Enter the Wild Horse Fire Brigade. Listen » Wild Horses can keep wildfires… Continue reading Wild Horse Fire Brigade on NPR

BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

By DENNIS WEBB, Aug 2, 2022 The Bureau of Land Management by the end of the weekend had rounded up more than 850 wild horses in an operation in Rio Blanco County amid continuing concerns about the safety of the animals. That concern was accentuated when some animals ran into an unmarked fence late last… Continue reading BLM rounds up 853 horses amid continuing safety concerns

BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

Eleven horses die at Wheatland corral; BLM says strangles impacting about half of 2,750 animals By Brendan LaChance | Oil City News | 12th May 2022 CASPER, Wyo. — Eleven horses have died of Streptococcus equi, also called strangles or equine distemper, at the Wheatland Off-Range Corral that houses about 2,750 horses and burros, according… Continue reading BLM responsible for increasing deaths of captive wild horses

US government plans on capturing, relocating more wild horses than ever before

The Bureau of Land Management also plans on treating more wild horses and burros with fertility control treatments than it ever has before The federal government plans to capture and relocate more wild horses and burros on federal lands this year than it ever has before. Earlier this month, the agency announced it would gather at least 22,000 wild… Continue reading US government plans on capturing, relocating more wild horses than ever before

Wild horses: Changing a problem into a solution

Tonapah Wild Horses. Image Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun.

Via excerpted Press Release YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The first and arguably most important step in solving any problem, even one as complex as the issues around the sustainable conservation of free-roaming American wild horses, is to: 1. Recognize there is a problem; and,2. Identify and define the problem... at… Continue reading Wild horses: Changing a problem into a solution

BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

Colorado The largest wild horse roundup in state history is underway in western Colorado, with helicopters chasing the animals into a trap set on land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management’s White River field office. As of Tuesday, the roundup had removed 287 horses over the course of eight days, making it the biggest… Continue reading BLM now using drought as excuse to zero out Mustangs

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

Five things you can do to help wild horses by Carol Walker

Wild Stallion. RandyHarrisPhoto.com.

Carol Walker of Living Images asks wild horse lovers and defenders to take action. It is critical that all of us take part. Here is what she has to say. They have never needed you more. Right now Congress is working on the Appropriations Bill for 2022 that will set the budget and agenda for… Continue reading Five things you can do to help wild horses by Carol Walker

BLM to accelerate roundups and surgically sterilize America’s wild horses

EUREKA, NV - JULY 07: A group of wild horses wait in a holding pen after a gathering July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management is gathering wild horses in the American West, where an estimated 37,000 wild horses roam free. Many of the horses that are gathered are put up for adoption while others are treated with birth control and released back to the wild. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wild Horse Sell Out Plan Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations awarded $21 Million to the Bureau of Land Management for the roundup, removal and long-term holding of 15,000-20,000 wild horses and burros in a single year from western public lands. Misleadingly billed as a “path forward,” this proposal is actually a path to destruction for America's… Continue reading BLM to accelerate roundups and surgically sterilize America’s wild horses