Despite growing public outrage and the threat of more legal action, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is keeping to its announced time table of rounding up almost half (14,518) of America’s wild horses and burros in the current fiscal year.
By Karen Woodmansee There won’t be a merry Christmas this year for the wild horses of Nevada Wild horse advocates are upset that the Nevada Department of Agriculture has sold Virginia Range horses to a horse broker in Elko with a reputation for selling the animals to slaughterhouses. […]
Image via Wikipedia CHICAGO, (EWA), – The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA), an organization representing more than 70 member organizations, strongly applauds the recent announcement from the New York Racing Association (NYRA) establishing a zero tolerance policy toward horse slaughter at its race tracks. Chris Hayward, NYRA president and […]
The American West’s wild horse saga will not end without a good fight from lovers of the land and the animals.
Wild Horse Advocate and Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Ginger Kathrens Screens Latest Cloud Film in Chicago Chicago, IL (December 10, 2009)—Ginger Kathrens brings wild horse drama to Chicago this weekend with a series of screenings and public appearances for all ages beginning today through December 13th. Last Monday the […]
written by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart“ (Today I was browsing through the message board of Habitat for Horses where founder, Jerry Finch, often leaves a literary morsel or two for sharing and introspection. I came upon this small piece and was prepared to […]
by Carol Abel A new price tag has come to light for the highly controversial roundup of more than 2,700 wild horses from the Calico Complex in Northern Nevada; an expenditure almost double the previously reported number. In a telephone interview earlier this week, Alan Shepard, Bureau of […]