“First published on Christmas Day in 2009, 10 years ago; the evil characters may have changed but the message still rings true to this very day. The roundups must stop so that we can appropriately care for and manage, if needed, our national treasures on their rightful range. At Wild Horse Freedom Federation we offer the gift of our continued fight in support of the Wild Horses and Burros to live free with their families on their promised public land. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good fight!” ~ R.T.
By Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Patch Contributor Protecting a National Treasure This year I was principal co-author of AB 128 (Gloria), which requires any person purchasing a horse at auction, many of which are rounded up on public lands, to sign a sworn statement that the animal won’t be […]
Excerpt from the book “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” by R.T. Fitch A Christmas Story for the Wild Ones Reprint from December 11, 2010: He checked the time again. Not an easy maneuver as he had to take his right glove off, shove up the left cuff of […]
By Ginger Kathrens as published on The Salt Lake Tribune A spending bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Oct. 31 offers the Bureau of Land Management a $35 million appropriation to reduce wild horse and burro populations in Western states by two-thirds. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty […]
Source: AWHC Monday, the House and Senate unveiled an agreement on the fiscal year 2020 spending legislation. The final bill rejects the efforts of bipartisan lawmakers to prevent federal funds from being allocated toward cruel sterilization surgeries and accelerated roundups. The vast majority of Americans, from both parties, […]
By Carol Walker as published on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a Scoping Document with a 30 day public comment period on 5 of the largest wild horse herds in Wyoming: Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little […]
By SCOTT SONNER Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, whose high-desert state is home to about […]
Exonerating Wild Horses & Burros, Fighting to Keep Them Free
“If ever there were a link, to forward to family and friends about the plight of our wild equines, this is it. Your Christmas present to the wild ones could be just that, getting the word out so that more people understand and join with us as we fight to preserve the future well being of those who cannot speak for themselves. Thanks Craig for a fine job of putting this together and as always, thanks Deb for your assistance with facts and information.” ~ R.T.
By Jonathan Thompson as published on The Jackson Hole News & Guide “This scourge ‘wreaks havoc’ everywhere it goes…” (SFTTH Editor’s Note: Please reference Craig Downer‘s work which verifies that wild equids indeed improve and upgrade the land on which they roam.) In mid-October, William Perry Pendley, the […]
An open letter by equine advocate Charlotte Roe Fellow Wild Equid advocates, fans and partners; While the nation is riveted on impeachment hearings a vital part of our nation’s history is being threatened for its very survival. We can’t, won’t let up on this challenge. The BLM just rounded […]