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 […]
I swear, there’s just no winning for losing. Only hours after we heard that the BLM had postponed the highly controversial Eagle round-up we learn that another assault is being planned at the Twin Peaks Management area in southeastern California. Same bad numbers, same junk science and twisted interpretation of the law.
HOUSTON (SFTHH) – Friday, the 5th of February, seemed more like Groundhog’s Day than did February 2nd. There was an unpleasant odor of déjà vu in the air all thanks to the bumbling and mumbling of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Complete BLM Press Release Below – Editorial Comment to Follow Reno, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District has concluded the Calico Mountains Complex gather north of Gerlach, Nev., with 1,922 excess wild horses removed. The gathered horses were transported to the Indian Lakes Road […]
Today, in January, 2010, you are presiding over one of the deadliest, most cruel and unnecessary government roundups of wild horses ever documented by BLM.
written by Cheryl Hanna What was promised by the Bureau of Land Management to be a completely transparent wild horse roundup of 2500 horses has been treated like a covert security operation with no accountability; compliments of millions of dollars of taxpayer money. To date, BLM reports that […]
At a press conference on Tuesday, the eve of the Presidents speech, representatives from The Humane Society of the United States, members of Congress, celebrities, and representatives from agriculture and the horse industry showed their support of the Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act (H.R. 503/S. 727), a federal bill to prohibit the trafficking in horses for slaughter for human consumption in the United States and the export of horses for this purpose.
by Monica Courtney In this land of wide open spaces, lush forests and mystic canyon lands… war has begun. Where once peace and serenity were our inspiration to appreciate the sacred gifts who live in these lands… a battle of destruction has intruded, a merciless aircraft has caused a […]
The frustration mounts and the tension increases as each day the news is worse than the day before. Almost on a daily basis we hear of damaged wild horses dying during and/or after being chased through the Calico mountains by the BLM chartered Cattoor choppers.