by Steven Long, editor of Horseback Magazine The United States Senate has passed a tough new bill that orders the Bureau of Land Management to institute a new plan for its management of wild horses. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Mary Landrieu (D), La. “Sen. Landrieu continued […]
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
Everything you ever wanted to know about “Animal Unit Months” and “Appropriate Management Levels” but where afraid to ask! by Mustang Jack Although there is no clear science determining how much horses eat oppose to livestock and other ungulates,the BLM devised a formula which mostly meets their own […]
There was nothing that we could do to stop them; the wild horses just kept coming. Driven by the mean beat of the helicopter blades they ran before us and into the pens as they screamed for their lives.
by Simone Netherlands The question is not: “do you support horse slaughter.” The question is: “do you support the cruel, terrifying transport for days without food and water in their journey to death?” The question is: “do you support the torture and abuse of the killer chutes, even […]
by R.T. Fitch and Elyse Gardner Elyse Gardner served as the “Humane Observer” for the horses during Cloud’s round up. Being a true professional, Elyse would ask pointed questions during the daily operations briefing conducted by the BLM and overseen by field agent, Jim Sparks. Daily she would […]
by “Mustang Jack” More Mustangate! I have been saying it all along! The BLM,US Forest Service,US Fish Game and Wildlife,and the United States Geographical Science service, donot have a specific formula to determine accurate AUM’s (Animal Unit Month).For those of you who do not know what an AUM […]
Senator Landrieu, Congressman Grijalva Join Public in Calling for an Immediate End to the Mismanagement of the West’s Living Legends LOVELL, WY– September 17, 2009 — Once wild and free, living in spectacular sub-alpine meadows designated by Congress as their home, 57 wild Mustangs now wait in dusty […]