Nevada Public Radio: Will wild horses be dragged away?

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Wild Horses) — There is an interesting program on wild horses on Nevada Public Radio. The article gives us this grim reminder, "Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke supported measures for horse slaughter when he was a Montana Congressman." What we found most helpful was in public comments, written by… Continue reading Nevada Public Radio: Will wild horses be dragged away?

Wild horses are being pushed to extinction by cattle ranching

WILD HORSES (Sign Petition) — Beef and dairy might be staples in most American’s diets, but did you know how ruinous beef and cattle production is for the well-being of the planet? These industries are heavily responsible for emitting large amounts of methane and nitrous oxide and for destroying rainforests and grasslands in order to create… Continue reading Wild horses are being pushed to extinction by cattle ranching

Wild horses are being made to wear dangerous radio collars — demand they be removed now

WILD HORSES (Sign Petition)  — Right now, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is conducting a five-year study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area (ATHMA) of south-central Wyoming with the help of the University of Wyoming’s Department of Ecosystem Science and Management. And like most recent interactions between the BLM and wild horses,… Continue reading Wild horses are being made to wear dangerous radio collars — demand they be removed now

EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

WILD HORSES (US) — This is not news; simply a clarification. Certain readers have questioned our reference to PZP (Porcine Zona Pellucida) as a pesticide which is used as a type of birth control on wild mares living on federal lands. As Protect Mustangs state: Pests are invasive species. Wild horses are native. Drugging up wild horses… Continue reading EPA classifies wild horse birth control drug PZP as a pesticide

Advocates defeat Appeal to round up wild horses in Nevada and send them to slaughter

RENO, Nev. — Wild horse advocates in Nevada scored a victory Monday in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for slaughter. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco denied an appeal by the Nevada Association of… Continue reading Advocates defeat Appeal to round up wild horses in Nevada and send them to slaughter

Fish and Wildlife consider proposed wild horse hunt on the Navajo Nation

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — (Mar. 30, 2017).  With multiple efforts to reduce the number of wild horses on the Navajo Nation, officials are considering a hunt. The Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife asked hunters and sportsmen for their support for a hunt as a potential means to reduce the number of wild horses… Continue reading Fish and Wildlife consider proposed wild horse hunt on the Navajo Nation