Month: April 2011

Nevada Demands Obama Stop Wild Horse Roundups

Reno, NV (April 21, 2011) —Taxpayers and wild horse advocates join with The Cloud Foundation to protest on the streets of Reno as well as at the airport. They demand roundups stop and for the government to cease warehousing the last living symbols of the American West. A new wave of protests is sweeping across the country after yesterday’s successful Save Wild Horses~Yes We Can! protest in San Francisco, sponsored by The Cloud Foundation, composed of primarily disgruntled democrats rallying outside the Democratic National Committee fundraiser for President Obama.

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Federal Court Gives Thumbs Up to Wild Horse Suit

In a precedent-setting decision issued Wednesday in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. rejected the Department of Interior’s motion to dismiss our lawsuit challenging the roundup and removal of nearly 1,579 wild horses and 159 burros from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area (HMA) in northeastern California last year.

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Nevada Continues to Promote Equine Abuse

Update from Vicki Tobin ~ Vice President of the Equine Welfare Alliance Nevada Politicians Fail to Pass Anti-Horse Tripping Bill Unfortunately, the bill did not make it out of committee on Friday. I listened to the live stream and we owe a huge thanks to Senator Manendo who […]

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EWA Annouces First International Conference on Equine Welfare

Ann Marini, Equine Welfare Alliance and Animal Law Coalition are pleased to announce the first International Conference on Equine Welfare, a two part symposium to discuss issues related to (1) America’s Wild Horses and Burros and (2) Slaughter: the Equine Welfare, Human Health and Environmental Implications. The conference has been in the planning stages since early 2010 and is now scheduled to take place…

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Montana Horse Abuser Gets Public Defender

Story by Jan Falstad of the Billings Gazzette Leachman Too Cheap To Pay For Own Defense Six days after paying $35,000 to buy 66 horses, James Leachman of Billings appeared in Justice Court on Tuesday represented at taxpayers’ expense by a Yellowstone County public defender. Yellowstone County Attorney […]

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