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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Horse Slaughter) — The Horse on the Hill™ was created by the Int'l Fund for Horses in 2005 to raise awareness in the nation's capitol and lobby on equine related legislation. The Horse on the Hill™ established itself just two years later as legislative experts concerning equine matters successfully influencing federal lawmakers through… Continue reading Join the Horse on the Hill™ Gang

Despite Trump promise, BLM breaks rule of Law making extinction all but inevitable for Wild Horses & Burros

Wild Horse Freedom Federation's White Paper exposes BLM: Never-seen evidence proves America's wild horses and burros are disappearing without explanation PINEHURST, Texas, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Inc. (WHFF), today released its white paper, "Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse & Burro Program, with a Focus on Problems Related to Holding Facilities."  America's… Continue reading Despite Trump promise, BLM breaks rule of Law making extinction all but inevitable for Wild Horses & Burros

Video: America’s Wild Horses — A Living Legend in Peril

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We are still working on our end of year reports. A lot of information gathering and tabulating, but we wanted to include everything. While you are waiting here is an excellent video about America's Mustangs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTho-Si5w9Y   This is my personal favorite. I bet I've watched it 100 times. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9z60PfZ8Spw   FEATURED IMAGE: American Wild… Continue reading Video: America’s Wild Horses — A Living Legend in Peril

Take Action: BLM wild horse roundups continue

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PLEASE NOTE: The following are excerpts from an Opinion Piece written by JACK FERM and published by THE INDEPENDENT of Utah at sunindependent.com. We invite you to read the entire article. CALL TO ACTION AT THE END OF THIS POST Did you know there are fewer than 25,000 wild horses roaming public lands? Obama knew… Continue reading Take Action: BLM wild horse roundups continue

Travel Channel featuring Missing Mustangs segment

WATCH THIS! Travel Channel - America Declassified - Sunday 11-10-13 @ 10pm EST Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist Dave Philipps speaks with Sally Summers to find out what is behind the American West’s diminishing population of wild mustangs. Why is the federal government now spending millions to round up these American treasures and put them into captivity?… Continue reading Travel Channel featuring Missing Mustangs segment

Wild horses are running out of room on and off the range

Carol Walker, who lives outside Longmont, Colo., adopted three wild horses, from the Bureau of Land Management for $125 each. Photo: Matthew Staver / NYT.

“Seeing these horses out in the wild and then seeing them in a holding pen, it will break your heart,” Carol Walker tells The New York Times. in an article by Dan Frosch, “I’d rather they be free than live with me.” Walker recently adopted three wild horses from the Bureau of Land Management and… Continue reading Wild horses are running out of room on and off the range

Interior Secretary moves to tighten rules re sale of wild horses

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photo Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg.

Cross-posted from ProPublica.com Co-Published with the Colorado Springs Gazette WRITTEN BY DAVID PHILIPPS Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar says he will tighten regulations of the federal government's wild horse program, restricting the number of horses people can buy and making it easier for the government to prosecute buyers who sell mustangs to slaughter. Salazar laid… Continue reading Interior Secretary moves to tighten rules re sale of wild horses

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

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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

BLM decision to remove young Pryor Mustangs issued

Cloud Wild Stallion Herd Photo by Tamara Gooch.

THE CLOUD FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE BILLINGS, Mont. (April 5, 2012) — Yesterday, BLM issued their Decision Record to permanently remove up to 40 young Pryor mustangs from their home in the mountains of southern Montana. The bait-trapping operation would begin no earlier than June 4th and could continue until September 30th. “Surprisingly, the removal decision… Continue reading BLM decision to remove young Pryor Mustangs issued

Obama budget includes $1.1 billion for the BLM

BLM Director Bob Abbey. Photo by Mark Wilson / Getty Images North America.

The Standard-Examiner reports that on Monday, February 13, President Obama requested $1.1 billion in appropriations for the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management in Fiscal Year 2013. BLM Director Bob Abbey reiterated the agency's mission in this statement: "Our public lands and resources are some of America's greatest assets, and under this budget… Continue reading Obama budget includes $1.1 billion for the BLM