Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

About 60 wild horses and burros will be brought to Shale Knoll Arena at Annville by the Bureau of Land Management for a “placement event” Friday and Saturday, June 10-11. Adoptions and sales of the animals will be held by appointment from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Placements will occur in one-hour… Continue reading Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

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

$78M taxpayer dollars spent caring for wild horses removed from public lands

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

CBS Denver Channel 4 Investigates. By Katy Weis. In 2021, it cost $78 million in federal taxpayer money to care for nearly 60,000 wild horses and burros that were rounded up out of the wild and moved into holding facilities run by the Bureau of Land Management. Some horse advocates say that’s a waste of… Continue reading $78M taxpayer dollars spent caring for wild horses removed from public lands

85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

UPDATE 04.29.22: 95 wild horses now reported dead. A virus likely responsible. FOX 31 Denver. The Cañon City facility, located 115 miles south of Denver, is under voluntary quarantine due to the outbreak, the Bureau of Land Management said in a news release. The facility is home to 2,550 wild horses rounded up from rangelands.… Continue reading 85 wild horses dead at BLM holding facility in Colorado

Simultaneous Wild Horse rally across the US set for April 23rd

Wild Horse Freedom Rally A simultaneous, nationwide rally in every state in the US is being planned by advocates demanding the freedom of wild horses and burros. The Wild Horse Freedom Rally is to take place on April 23rd, 2022, and supporters are asked to go to their State Capitol building with signs protesting the… Continue reading Simultaneous Wild Horse rally across the US set for April 23rd

New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

» » American Wild Horse Campaign Press Release WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) —Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released its 2022 wild horse and burro statistics showing a population of 82,384 animals – a  decline of less than 4,000 despite the roundup and removal of over 13,000 of the federally protected animals from the… Continue reading New data shows wild horse roundups and removals are a failed method

The 2022 Spending Bill and horses

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We have been fielding a lot of emails on this. — Fund for Horses On Friday, March 11, 2022, the President signed into law H.J.Res. 75, the “Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2022,” which provides fiscal year 2022 appropriations to Federal agencies, and for other purposes. The horse protection issues covered are as follows. Horse… Continue reading The 2022 Spending Bill and horses

Ukraine horses in the news

There is not much news about horses in the Ukraine, but we did find a bit. Support for Ukraine equestrian community A FEI Solidarity relief fund of 1 million Swiss Francs (£813,760) is being allocated to help the equestrian community in Ukraine. The FEI is liaising closely with the Ukrainian federation and neighbouring countries to… Continue reading Ukraine horses in the news

USFS steps up effort to catch Heber wild horse killers

Three Heber Wild Horses.

 Law Enforcement agents with the US Forest Service have maintained a visible presence along primitive roads in the area where someone or some people have shot and killed dozens of wild horses over the past four years. That is according to a group of advocates for the horses, who also patrol the roads in the… Continue reading USFS steps up effort to catch Heber wild horse killers

“Intimate” New Documentary About the Wild Horses of North Carolina’s Outer Banks Is on the Way

Born Wild explores climate change's impact on the mustangs and their human neighbors, as well as the complex relationship between the two groups. — By Meghan Overdeep | Southern Living A new documentary about the wild horses that have roamed North Carolina's picturesque barrier islands for centuries is in the works, Deadline reports. Described as an "intimate story of humankind's deep… Continue reading “Intimate” New Documentary About the Wild Horses of North Carolina’s Outer Banks Is on the Way