“Mommy, Mommy, it’s Christmas time, you should not be crying. Why are you crying, Mommy?
You have been crying since Christmas eve day, the day you read something in the newspaper about the wild ponies. It was something about a judge saying OK to round up the wild ponies but I don’t understand, Mommy.
You and daddy never let us run our ponies in the snow, you say that it is bad for them that they might trip and fall. When it is deep they can work too hard and hurt themselves so how come the bad men are chasing the wild ponies through the snow, Mommy? I don’t understand.
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. ”
U.S. public outraged by dangerous winter roundup WASHINGTON — In Defense of Animals and noted wildlife ecologist Craig Downer asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about and wipe out a herd of 2,700 wild horses by removing them from a western Nevada […]
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