Source: wildhoofbeats.com by Carol J. Walker, Director Of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation I want to personally thank all of you who called, emailed, faxed, wrote and met with your Senators and Representatives on behalf of our wild horses and burros before the Spending Bill was passed […]
BREAKING NEWS! In the 2018 Budget, AMERICA’S WILD AND DOMESTIC EQUINES WILL BE SAVED FROM SLAUGHTER AND DESTRUCTION! Thanks to all of YOU for making the many phone calls, sending faxes letters and visiting with your Congressional representatives. The language for the Omnibus Spending Bill has been released […]
Open Letter from Wild Horse Freedom Federation In 2004, Congress designated December 13th as National Day of the Horse and today, December 13th 2017, the Board of Directors of Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) celebrate by encouraging fellow Americans to take special note of the contribution of horses and […]
Exclusive report from “Grandma” Gregg, Environmental Researcher and Jesica Johnston, B.A., M.A in Biology and Environmental Planning “The forage has grown back from last summer’s fire and there is an abundance of food…” Last weekend several experienced wildlife observers with binoculars and long-distance camera lens thoroughly combed 77 […]
Last week while you weren’t looking Congress and the president did something the vast majority of Americans oppose. The president signed an omnibus-spending bill approved by Congress that makes it legal to slaughter horses in the United States once again. Polls show more than 70 percent of Americans oppose horse slaughter and few if any eat horse meat. Given the fact we are divided politically by a gap the size of the Grand Canyon, recognize that a 70 percent majority is an unheard of amount of backing.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, November 14, 2011, a Congressional Conference Committee tasked with reconciling differing House and Senate versions of the FY 2012 consolidated appropriations for Agriculture, Commerce-Justice-Science and Transportation, issued a report failing to recommend de-funding of inspections of equines for slaughter for human consumption. This means for the first time since 2006, and in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression, Americans would be required to subsidize a foreign owned industry that exports horsemeat served as a delicacy in fine restaurants in some European and other countries.
The out-of-control direction the BLM is taking the Wild Horse & Burro Program spells the
imminent extinction of America’s wild and free-roaming iconic herds in the West.
The Senate will vote sometime this week or next on whether to approve the House