New Report Outlines Mass Roundup Plan that Will Result in Fiscal Ruin and the Destruction of America’s Wild Horse & Burro Herds A surge in funding — $21 million of additional taxpayer dollars for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Management Program — will […]
An open letter from Ginger Kathrens of the Cloud Foundation Dear friends, As many of you know, I’ve been documenting the lives of the Pryor Mustangs for a very long time. In 1994 I had a chance encounter with the stunning black stallion, Raven. A year later Raven […]
by Debbie Coffey as published on Wild Hoofbeats Comments Are Due by April 30. Please Submit Your Comments Today. Please Comment Today to Stop BLM’s Plans to Wipe Out 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horses so Privately Owned Livestock Can Run Roughshod Over Public Lands The BLM wants to […]
Source: 13newsnow.com Welcome baby! Alma is the second foal to be born in 2020. The first foal was a male name Arturo. COROLLA, N.C. — The Corolla Wild Horse Fund welcomed the second foal of 2020! The little one, who was born about a week ago, is named […]
Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management is developing a new Resource Management Plan in Wyoming and has an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed changes to the management of four wild horse herds in Wyoming: Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide […]
“Now before everyone goes nuts on me, please take a deep breath and sit back. This PBS film is a really great story of the evolution of our beloved Equus…AND it validates and verifies what we all have been saying that world’s horses origins come from right here in North America. Now on the issue that Europeans brought them back to this country, I am not 100% sold on that theory.
My Ute friends tell me of times long before the Whiteman showed up that their ancestors worked with horses, for as long as their legends go back. Likewise, there have been reports that several small herds may have survived the great extinction event of 10,000 years ago so I, personally, lean towards the unproven theory that there is a chance that the horse never completely disappeared from North America.
Did the early explorers bring horses over and have an impact on the wild population, but of course, you can see the Spanish influence in Cloud’s herd. But are the horses from across the pond the exclusive source to our current wild equines? Me thinks not. Enjoy the video…it has a lot to offer the lover of horses and donkeys.” ~ R.T.
by Debbie Coffey as published on Wild Hoofbeats David Philipps’ New York Times article “A Mustang Crisis Looms in the West” (3/22/20) requires correction for falsely blaming degradation of public lands in the West on wild horses, in both the headline and the body of the article. Data […]
By MATEUSZ PERKOWSKI Capital Press The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unlawfully rejected an animal rights group’s request to consider banning a horse birth control drug, according to a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon has ruled the EPA violated administrative law with its “arbitrary and capricious” decision […]
by Kari Pugh as published on InsideNoVa.com “The Outer Banks’ storied wild horses have a new addition” A new foal was spotted late last week back in the woods and marsh in Carova, North Carolina, on the Currituck Outer Banks, according to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, which […]
by Craig Downer as published on HorseTalk The use of the contraceptive agent PZP can seriously compromise the natural adaptation of wild horses, writes wildlife ecologist Craig Downer. This, he suggests, subverts the true intent of the Wild Free Roaming Horses and Burros Act, passed in 1971 to […]