Wild horses may not be dragging anyone away – they are too busy being slaughtered and harassed, advocates say. They are also pretty tangled up in a debate about their fate.
CHICAGO, (EWA) – The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA), an umbrella organization comprising over 60 member organizations, announced today it is joining the growing chorus calling for an immediate moratorium on the gathering of wild horses and burros by all government agencies. Already calling for a moratorium are The […]
by Steven Long, Editor of Horseback Magazine HOUSTON, (Horseback) – In the sometimes bewildering world of the federal Bureau of Land management, things get confusing – even confounded annoying. Such was the case when Horseback Magazine began to investigate the deaths of 11 horses we found on a […]
by Simone Netherlands How does the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) call themselves wild horse specialists? What might they be basing this definition on, on the fact that they have been chasing wild horses for a long time? Does doing something the wrong way for a long time […]
By William M. Welch, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES — The Obama administration’s first try at resolving the debate over the wild horses of the West has not gone over well with some. Animal rights groups say that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar‘s proposal to relocate thousands of mustangs to […]
Today the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, announced Habitat for Horses became the first equine rescue and sanctuary accredited to its standards and, thereby, recognized by GFAS. The accreditation signifies the official implementation of clear and respected international standards for the public, donors and government agencies to recognize credible sanctuaries that adhere to the true mission of providing safe haven and humane care for abused animals.
by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” I have sat at this computer and tried to put into words my feelings after viewing Ginger Kathrens‘ third installment of the “Cloud” series on PBS last night. It’s not coming easy as there are a variety of emotions […]