Month: February 2011

Action Alert: Wild Horse Advocates to Rally at BLM Meeting

Houston (SFTHH) – The Obama Administrations Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will be holding a meeting in Phoenix, AR March 10-11 2011 allegedly to discuss their failed Wild Horse and Burro strategy. This is the perfect opportunity for the Wild Horse Advocacy Movement to not only be heard but to be a physical presence in representation of the rapidly disappearing great American Wild Horse.

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Honey Bandit Wild Horse Story Makes a Difference in D.C.

We have great news here in Washington DC. The U.S. House has approved an amendment on a voice vote that would cut $2 million dollars from the BLM. According to Indiana Republican Dan Burton, his amendment is to send a signal to BLM that the American public wants more humane treatment for the Mustangs across the West. This means that the additional $12 million dollars that have been requested would not be available to aid with the roundups. So that is a whopping $14 million dollar savings.

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Wild horses: BLM Backs Off Plan to Zero Out West Douglas Herd

There aren’t a lot of wild horses left in Colorado, but a small herd of mustangs fifty miles north of Grand Junction just got a reprieve. Besieged by legal challenges of its plan to relocate “excess” horses from public lands to private holding facilities and pastures, the Bureau of Land Management has abruptly withdrawn its latest proposal to remove the West Douglas herd — an isolated but hearty group of a hundred horses near Rangely that’s been targeted for decades.

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