by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch.org The Bureau of Land Management has spent the pandemic churning out rapacious public land projects at breakneck speed. This includes egregious grazing decisions drastically increasing livestock numbers for powerful ranchers. After complaints, Idaho BLM Director John Ruhs responded that ranching was […]
R.T. Fitch, author of "Straight from the Horse's Heart" and President/Co-Founder of 'Wild Horse Freedom Federation' ~ putting People between Wild Equines and Extinction
by Bobby Magill as published on Bloomberg Law Usually when public comments are filed with a federal agency, they are made, well, public. Not so for the Bureau of Land Management, which is demanding that in some cases, such comments only be obtained through the cumbersome Freedom of […]
Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M “African horse sickness is not in the U.S., and it is important it stays that way…” Texas A&M AgriLife faculty, various state and federal agencies and the U.S. horse industry are already monitoring the situation, ensuring surveillance and determining practices to prevent the deadly horse […]
Message from Equine Advocates Take Action: Our Wild Horses and Burros Need Your Help The Bureau of Land Management is still working to get Congressional approval for its “Path Forward” plan. We at Equine Advocates (and Wild Horse Freedom Federation) strongly oppose this plan, as it is more […]
Source: Wavy.com Corolla Wild Horse Fund recently had an incident where a distressed foal separated from his mother and landed in a potentially dangerous situation. On Friday afternoon, officials with the horse sanctuary and law enforcement responded to a call about a distraught foal. The foal, Sebastian, was […]
The Dodo – Odd Couples “Nothing profound, no tears, just animal kids enjoying each other’s company. Sort of a peek into our everyday lives with our canine kids interacting with their much larger siblings, it all goes with the territory. Enjoy!” ~ R.T.
Michael Cross and Tom Page, CNN “It’s still debated exactly how the Namibian desert became home to a herd of wild horses. “ One theory is that diamond prospectors brought horses more than a century ago to since-abandoned mining fields. Another theory, says author and historian Manni Goldbeck, […]
Source: Dodo Kids Horses Goliath and Red Lady were living a happy horse life in the wild, until one day they were separated and put into pens. Luckily a hero animal rescuer heard what happened, and decided that she had to save them.
‘The most horrific sight I’ve ever seen’: Stolen horse found dismembered, butchered in Marion County, FL
By: Myrt Price, WFTV.com and Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com A horse that was being boarded in Summerfield was found dismembered and butchered late last month, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies on May 29 responded to the scene and met with Cindy Downs, the property owner who […]
By Neil Vigdor as published on The New York Times One of the horses was sired by the Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and another by the Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist. Ten racehorses on their way from Florida to New York were killed early Sunday morning when the […]