CHICAGO, (EWA) – The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA), an umbrella organization comprising over 60 member organizations, announced today it is joining the growing chorus calling for an immediate moratorium on the gathering of wild horses and burros by all government agencies. Already calling for a moratorium are The […]
by Steven Long, Editor of Horseback Magazine HOUSTON, (Horseback) – In the sometimes bewildering world of the federal Bureau of Land management, things get confusing – even confounded annoying. Such was the case when Horseback Magazine began to investigate the deaths of 11 horses we found on a […]
By William M. Welch, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES — The Obama administration’s first try at resolving the debate over the wild horses of the West has not gone over well with some. Animal rights groups say that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar‘s proposal to relocate thousands of mustangs to […]
by Steven Long, editor of Horseback Magazine HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The Bureau of Land Management‘s concerted effort to thin the herds of wild horses on land it manages has proven deadly, so deadly in fact, that for each of the last two years (and this year’s not over […]
By MARTIN GRIFFITH (AP) RENO, Nev. — A new federal proposal to manage wild horses is rekindling debate over another fixture of the Western range: cattle. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week proposed moving thousands of mustangs to preserves in the Midwest and East to protect horse herds […]
The Cloud Foundation questions the need to develop seven new preserves in the mid-west and east (at an estimated initial cost of $96 million) when there are 19.4 million acres of designated wild horse and burro of rangelands that have been taken away from them since 1971.
New BLM Toll Free Hotline (866) 468-7826 Please act now to stop this unnecessary and cruel round up— the BLM still plans to move forward on September 1st The Bureau of Land Management is rounding up and eliminating 12 herds (650 horses) off 1.4 million acres in Nevada […]
The BLM is finally held accountable for violating Federal law by capturing the very wild horses they are pledged to protect (CN) – The Bureau of Land Management violated federal law when it decided to remove wild horses from an area in northwestern Colorado, a federal judge in […]