Wild horse wipeout still on the move

"There are a lot of videos and photos of Red Desert free roaming wild horses available online, which is a good thing because very soon none of us will be seeing them live and in person anymore," writes Wyoming News. "The Bureau of Land Management is attempting the largest horse roundup in its history –… Continue reading Wild horse wipeout still on the move

BLM to round up half of Wyoming’s wild horses

Wyoming Wild Horses free on the open range, where they belong.

For those of you who are devoted to saving America's wild horses living on public lands, you may have heard this news. It is devastating in the wake of the Sand Wash Basin tragedy. This may be equally tragic if not more so. Nicole Pollack, reporting for The Casper Star Tribune, writes: The Bureau of… Continue reading BLM to round up half of Wyoming’s wild horses

Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

The Bureau of Land Management has begun a helicopter-assisted wild horse gather in the Four Mile Herd Management Area north of Emmett to help prevent the degradation of public lands. The BLM says there should be roughly 37-60 wild horses in the area, but there are currently about 210, including the 2020 foal crop. "The… Continue reading Removal of wild horses causes degradation to public lands

Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

WILD HORSE RANCH PRODUCTION NEWS RELEASE Donation-funded wild horse non-profit activist organizations are seemingly helping themselves by keeping a decades-old range war alive! YREKA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — For the reasons cited herein below, I strongly urge that wild horse non-profit activist organizations immediately stop promoting and supporting wild horse management… Continue reading Wild horse management: Non-profit organizations wrong; chemical use on wildlife populations flawed

Keep wild horses and burros wild

LETTER TO THE EDITORSC TimesTammi Adams | Elk RiverAug. 26, 2021 To the Editor: The Congressional Research Service recently reported the true cost of the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro program. From the report: “For FY2021, the appropriation for BLM management of wild horses and burros was $115.7 million, a 14% increase… Continue reading Keep wild horses and burros wild

Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

NEWS PROVIDED BYReturn to Freedom Wild Horse ConservationAug 26, 2021, 20:07 ET LOMPOC, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, today called on Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to step in and make changes to a planned wild horse helicopter roundup on the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area in Colorado.… Continue reading Return to Freedom urges Haaland to change wild horse roundup plan

Op Ed: Let wild horses do their part to save the West

Sheldon Wild Horses. Photo credit: Mike Lorden.

This is a terrific article by Manda Kalimian for the Los Angeles Times. In case you missed it, we provide some introductory paragraphs with a link to the full article, or go directly to it here. America’s wild horses are in crisis. Throughout the West, they are being rounded up and kept by the government… Continue reading Op Ed: Let wild horses do their part to save the West

Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS by SCOTT SONNER, 17TH AUG 2021 RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on federal land managers to conduct an investigation to determine how many of the wild horses captured on public lands in the U.S. West end up at slaughterhouses. The California Democrat also wants the federal Bureau of… Continue reading Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

Wild horses: A natural resource for staving off wildfires and the impact of global warming

Diamond Complex wild horses. BLM image.

LOVE WILD HORSES® NEWS RELEASE Love Wild Horses®, a grassroots California-based 501c3, created this wild equine and carbon sequestration research with Craig Downer, a forty-year wild equine expert wildlife ecologist. LWH's and Downer's scientific articles highlight the many benefits that free-roaming wild horses freely gift to America's Western wild public and private lands. Considering this… Continue reading Wild horses: A natural resource for staving off wildfires and the impact of global warming

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