Ruling expected Friday on NV wild horse roundup

Scott Sonner of the Associated Press reports: RENO, Nev. (14 July 2011) -- A federal judge in Reno says he expects to decide within a day whether to grant an emergency injunction blocking a government roundup of 1,700 wild horses in eastern Nevada. A lawyer for the Colorado-based Cloud Foundation told Judge Howard McKibben during… Continue reading Ruling expected Friday on NV wild horse roundup

Lawsuit filed to protect free-roaming American wild horses in Nevada

Despite thriving natural ecological balance--scorched earth policy runs roundups THE CLOUD FOUNDATION reports: RENO, NV (July 1, 2011) – In honor of the American spirit, independence, and freedom this 4th of July, the Cloud Foundation and individual wild horse advocates filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundup of… Continue reading Lawsuit filed to protect free-roaming American wild horses in Nevada

Wild horse advocates to get Court hearing on West Douglas herd

A federal court rejected a request from the Bureau of Land Management to dismiss or limit a suit brought by wild horse advocates to save Colorado's West Douglas wild horse herd. Although the bureau withdrew its 2010 plans to cut the wild horse herd early in 2011, the consortium of wild horse advocacy groups and… Continue reading Wild horse advocates to get Court hearing on West Douglas herd

US judge denies BLM bid to dismiss wild horse lawsuit

Reported by the Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — (April 20, 2011) Horse protection advocates have claimed a rare legal victory as part of a larger effort to end federal roundups of free-roaming mustangs on public lands in the western United States. A federal judge in Sacramento ruled on Wednesday that In Defense of Animals… Continue reading US judge denies BLM bid to dismiss wild horse lawsuit

Wild horses lose in New York, BLM ready to ship

Yet another federal Judge rules against wild horses in litigation attempting to suspend deadly and unnecessary roundups. Dennis Webb of The Grand Junction Sentinel reports: The Bureau of Land Management has declared an end to a wild horse roundup between Meeker and Rangely after gathering 73 animals, a little more than half as many animals… Continue reading Wild horses lose in New York, BLM ready to ship

New York Federal Court to Hear Wild Horse Case

Mare roped, drug into trailer and later shot in contested BLM Colorado roundup New York, NY (October 15, 2010)—A New York Federal District Court Judge will consider a request on October 20 to stop the federal government’s roundup and removal of Colorado’s North Piceance wild horse herd. Second-string contractors, hired by the BLM, already have… Continue reading New York Federal Court to Hear Wild Horse Case

Group Lawsuit Filed to Stop Destruction of Colorado Mustang Herd

Suit seeks immediate injunction, cites BLM's violations of four Congressional Acts New York City, NY (October 7, 2010) — A case filed today against Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar in federal court aims to stop the elimination of wild horses from Colorado’s North Piceance herd area. Plaintiffs Habitat for Horses (HfH), the American Society for… Continue reading Group Lawsuit Filed to Stop Destruction of Colorado Mustang Herd

Nevada Judge refuses to hear contempt charges against BLM

Advocates want transparency, full public access and their First Amendment rights upheld Reno NV (July 29, 2010)— (TCF) Tuesday Judge Hicks refused to hear Laura Leigh’s motion for contempt against the BLM who denied her access to view the Owyhee/Tuscarora roundup that ended July 20th. Earlier, on July 16, 2010, the court ruled to honor… Continue reading Nevada Judge refuses to hear contempt charges against BLM

Renewed Motion filed to stop Rock Creek wild horse roundup in NV

Herd Watch Director Continues Fight for First Amendment Rights RENO, Nev. (July 23, 2010) — Laura Leigh, Herd-Watch Director for the Cloud Foundation and journalist, filed a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in Nevada Federal District Court today to halt the Rock Creek Roundup and prevent a repeat fatal summer roundup and the shutting out of… Continue reading Renewed Motion filed to stop Rock Creek wild horse roundup in NV

The Cloud Foundation expands lawsuit to protect “Cloud’s” wild horse herd

Foundation includes Forest Service in lawsuit Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2010)—On July 21 the Colorado-based Cloud Foundation, Front Range Equine Rescue and author/advocate Carol Walker filed an amended complaint in Federal District Court to add the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to their current suit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The suit challenges both… Continue reading The Cloud Foundation expands lawsuit to protect “Cloud’s” wild horse herd