THE TRUTH #24 – The BLM wanted to cover up the black t-shirt (with the words “Protect the Harvest”), and the face of a man wearing it, in their BLM Oregon youtube video demonstrating veterinarian Leon Pielstick using an archaic spaying technique on a “previously wild mare.”

Source:  Wild Horse Freedom Federation

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THE TRUTH #24 – The BLM wanted to cover up the black t-shirt (with the words “Protect the Harvest”), and the face of a man wearing it, in their BLM Oregon youtube video demonstrating veterinarian Leon Pielstick using an archaic spaying technique on a “previously wild mare.”  

Recent FOIA documents obtained by Wild Horse Freedom Federation contain emails that reveal that in the planning of the BLM Oregon youtube video titled “Ovariectomy research project proposed for wild horses” the BLM wanted to cover up the black t-shirt with the words “Protect the Harvest” (a pro-horse slaughter group), as well as the face of the man wearing this black t-shirt.  (Also note, records indicate that the man in the blue shirt with the straw hat didn’t want his face shown on this video).  You can see the man in the black t-shirt at the left side of this clip from the video, and then see our enlargement showing the words on the t-shirt below:

Similar Protect the Harvest black t-shirts can be seen in this youtube video:

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  1. After reading the title of this article I went to you tube before continuing on here. I found the full version of the BLM Oregon you tube video, but I also found a shorter, doctored up version that is even more PATHETIC. That one makes it play and sound like an info-mercial. Complete with paste up graphics good enough to dupe children into thinking that ripping out ovaries from even pregnant mares and other horses is an easy and good thing! BUT the most disturbing to me, is remembering this one flash, of a picture of a rider on a horse, sporting an American flag, sort of going a reigning movement… reminded me of the logo or promotional component for Protect The Harvest Spayed Futurity Races crap. I vividly remember seeing a spotlight on a lone rider with a flag depicted on one of the promos I saw , when I looked up Forrest Lucas and the others years or so ago. Scary stuff. People have no clue there are sick works going on within our government, and BLM is in bed with these sickos. It all about money and it is so infuriating.

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  6. #1 I believe this vet (Pielstick) is now under investigation regarding this exact procedure.

    #2 When was the last time you saw rusty chains hanging in or near the vicinity of an operation room?

    #3 The guy in the pink shirt (end of video), I think is Rob Sharp, BLM Burns Oregon who was involved with selling hundreds of our wild mares (some pregnant) to the notorious Tom Davis (sold to slaughter).

    #4 It is my understanding that the only pain medicine used on these horses is similar to novocain which lasts only an hour or so and no other pain meds are given to the animal. Rip out my ovaries and only give me one initial dose of novocain? I think not!

    #5 Primum non nocere is a Latin phrase that translates to “first do no harm.” This is the fundamental belief ingrained into doctors that, no matter the situation, their primary responsibility is to the patient. Ultimately, “first doing no harm” means that in some cases it may be better to not do something, or even to do nothing at all, rather than create unnecessary risk. Veterinary medicine is no exception to the principle of primum non nocere. Like all doctors, they are required to maintain the best interests of their patients above all else.

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    • Notice ….BURNS Oregon and read the reader comments.
      Also the “click here leads to “Error-Page Not Found”

      PROTECT THE HARVEST PRESENTS THE FIRST ANNUAL WILD SPAYED FILLY FUTURITY:

      We are very excited and proud to announce the First Annual Wild Spayed Filly Futurity!
      We want to thank the Burns, Oregon, Wild Horse and Burro managers for working with us to present this unique opportunity benefiting horses of the American West.

      Ten selected fillies will be offered for sale at the 2017 Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity.
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      Click here to meet the fillies!

      INFORMATION ABOUT THE RENO SNAFFLE BIT FUTURITY PRESENTED BY PROTECT THE HARVEST AND LUCAS OIL:

      Reader comments:
      I’m watching the Reno Futurity. Where’s the mustang mares?

      Maybe they are dead since spaying mares is a very risky procedure and no one really does it since there are too many risky complications.

      Spaying consists of a chain saw in a plastic tube. This is inserted into the uterus, the syringe type device wraps chainsaw around an ovary, the device cuts the ovary and it is withdrawn and dropped in a bucket. The process is repeated on the other ovary. The mare is standing, tranquilized while the procedure is performed. I know because I handled the mares while a vet performed this horrible procedure. Please leave the mares alone. Her body produces hormones to keep her healthy. You should be ashamed.

      http://protecttheharvest.com/2017/08/17/wild-spayed-filly-futurity/

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      • So PTH owned the unfortunate mares. If true, then their presence in the video is to be expected. What they paid for the mares is one thing, what WE paid for the “research” is another. Where is the published, peer-reviewed research data? Where are the research protocols and controls? Where is the followup information on these mares? How many had complications, abortions or died from the spaying? What is up with Dr. Pielstick being the common denominator in all these “experiments” and how much is he being paid, and by whom?

        Also, since these and the Sheldon mares have already undergone this gruesome “research” there can be no justification for further mare mutilations, as what little information was new or useful — if even published — indicates there is no need for further such pointless practice on hapless mares. CSU was right to step out of this fiasco, and it isn’t legitimate for any further efforts to use their name to cover their activities.

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      • Surprisingly enough – there are NO comments on that article! Which says much for this organization – delete any remarks if they are not complimentary!

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      • Maggie, there were comments on the Protect the Harvest article.
        I posted just 3 of them (without the names). The way I posted them is probably confusing.

        READER COMMENTS

        I’m watching the Reno Futurity. Where’s the mustang mares?

        Maybe they are dead since spaying mares is a very risky procedure and no one really does it since there are too many risky complications.

        Spaying consists of a chain saw in a plastic tube. This is inserted into the uterus, the syringe type device wraps chainsaw around an ovary, the device cuts the ovary and it is withdrawn and dropped in a bucket. The process is repeated on the other ovary. The mare is standing, tranquilized while the procedure is performed. I know because I handled the mares while a vet performed this horrible procedure. Please leave the mares alone. Her body produces hormones to keep her healthy. You should be ashamed.

        http://protecttheharvest.com/2017/08/17/wild-spayed-filly-futurity/

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