I am concerned about the fate of Calico complex wild horses now in captivity north of Fallon as well as those that remain living in the wild in the five HMA’s from which the former where captured. I recently flew over southern and central portions of Black Rock East, Black Rock West, Calico Mountain, and Granite Range HMA’s in a light plane. In this very open area I was only able to observe only 31 wild horses in several bands, while during this same flight I observed 350 cattle. There was a reasonable spring green-up of the landscape and the open treeless character of the terrain permitted a high degree of horse detection.
by Steven Long, Editor and Publisher of “Horseback Magazine” HOUSTON, (Horseback) – In a letter to Emmy Award winning documentary Filmmaker Ginger Kathrens after a query about a BLM offer to allow humane observers, the agency’s director, Bob Abbey, responded that the agency would choose them. The BLM […]
The Bureau of Land Management’s cruel and costly mismanagement is destroying a vital piece of the American west. The American public is sanding up for our horses and burros- please join us in a March for Mustangs, rally and protest.
Advocates Call on President Obama to Give America’s Wild Horses a Christmas Reprieve Washington, DC (December 23, 2009). . . . Wild horse advocates today celebrated a partial victory as U.S. District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman ordered a lawsuit challenging a Bureau of Land Management roundup of […]
Twas the night before Christmas on our public land
Not a Mustang was stirring, knowing what was at hand.
They huddled in fear hoping someone would care,
In hopes that the advocates soon would be there
“In light of both current events and the season please allow us to present to you this small and simple tale of horses, people and our world, today. May each and everyone of you reach out to not only each other but to the beautiful and special creatures that share this planet with us. ”
On the first day of Christmas, Ken Salazar gave me…..
BLM Sets Meeting of National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board for September 28 in Arlington, Virginia
The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet on Monday, September 28, 2009, in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss issues relating to the management, protection, and control of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands. The one-day meeting will take place from […]