Month: July 2011

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Stop BLM Plan to Sterilize Wyoming Wild Horse Herds

Washington, DC (July 25, 2011). . . Western Watersheds Project, a leading environmental organization and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that seeks to block the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from implementing an unprecedented plan that initiates the destruction of two wild horse populations in southwestern Wyoming.

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BLM Mismanagement Reason for Wild Horse Death, Abuse and Neglect

“Once majestic, free Twin Peaks wild horses suffered from not only the BLM’s hellish helicopter stampedes but were sold on the internet for $25 bucks and shipped across the U.S. in a bad business deal gone south with, of course, the horses paying the ultimate price. No intervention or help from the BLM in this despicable case, but the word is out on their failure.” ~ R.T. Fitch

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Invitation to Attend the International Equine Conference

We hope you can join us for a three day jam packed event with our legislators, subject matter experts and knowledgeable horsemen and horsewomen.

It will be a great opportunity to share information and to ask questions of the people that have provided so much of the documentation that we use in our efforts on equine welfare and protection.

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Fitch Outs BLM Employee Who Advocates Hunting Season on Wild Horses

HOUSTON, (Horseback) – An employee in the Denver office of the federal Bureau of Land Management has been outed as advocating a hunting season for wild horses in the west.

The employee’s email was traced after it was sent to author R.T. Fitch’s “Straight From the Horse’s Heart” blog. Fitch, a fierce opponent of current BLM stampede, capture, and hold, policies traced the email address to BLM NOC OC-330, Denver Federal Center, Bldg 40 – the agency’s National Operations Center.

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BLM Employee/Contractor Publicly Promotes Hunting Season on Wild Horses and Burros

For you long term readers, you may remember during last November, click (HERE), when we caught a BLM employee using government equipment on government time writing to this blog with a user name of “Animal Abuser” and a fake email address of AAbuserAfterYOU.. Well once again another BLM employee, bored from suckling on the teat of the Federal government, has written to this blog with the recommendation that the only true way to manage wild horses is to open up a hunting season on them.

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