by R.T. Fitch – author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” Movie Reaches to the Heart of Wild Horse Issue Film maker James Kleinert shared both his thoughts and latest film Disappointment Valley … A Modern Day Western before a packed house of equine advocates Thursday evening. Kleinert’s […]
On March 19th, 2010 the Associated Press (AP) released a bare-bones story on the number of Wild Horses that continue to die in Nevada while under the care of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
During yet another weekend of captivity at the BLM’s leased Indian Lakes Road feedlot near Fallon, Nevada, the wild horses from the Calico Mountain Complex continued to lose revered herd elders. With the euthanasia of a 25-year-old mare and a 25-year-old stallion who “were unable to maintain body condition,” and a 10-year-old stallion who was put down because he was suffering from hyperlipemia and metabolic failure, at least 71 of these precious horses have been lost. Only about 1850 remain.
The Bureau of Land Management’s cruel and costly mismanagement is destroying a vital piece of the American west. The American public is sanding up for our horses and burros- please join us in a March for Mustangs, rally and protest.
Jason Meduna is sleeping in jail tonight. Almost a year ago his crimes were discovered – dead horses stacked on top of one another, hidden from view in the sandhills of Nebraska.
Breaking News Jason Meduna, found guilty of 145 counts of felony animal cruelty has been sentenced to jail for 5 to 10 years, depending on behavior and $3,800 in court costs. Eligible for parole in only 20 months. Details to follow.
Written by Simone Netherlands and Elyse Gardner (©Photography by Elyse Gardner, Craig Downer, Simone Netherlands and friends) Wild Horse Advocates ask the President to say “NEIGH” to BLM Round-ups LAS VEGAS (SFTHH) – It seems people are very serious about saving the lives and freedom of America’s wild […]
Even though the Calico Mountain Complex roundups were concluded by the BLM on Friday, February 5th, wild horses who are now being held in the Indian Lakes Road facility near Fallon, Nevada, are continuing to perish at an alarming rate.
HOUSTON, (Horseback) – The federal Bureau of Land Management has released a veterinary report to Horseback Magazine that was requested by several individuals and advocacy groups. The report provides sketchy details on the final days of a foal filmed by photo journalist and videographer Laura Leigh on assignment for Horseback during a Nevada “gather” of wild horses.
Video: Defenseless Foal Incessantly Chased by BLM/Cattoor Helicopter during Calico Wild Horse Round-up
Op-ed by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart“ A Picture is worth a Thousand Words Acclaimed artist and videotagrapher Laura Leigh has released a devastating video of a young foal which from the footage appears as if it is being aggressively and dangerously “pushed” and […]