by R.T. Fitch Sandra Elmore – Photo by Terry Fitch I first met Sandra Elmore just a few days after our first book hit the stands. Sandra was one of it’s first readers and we began to exchange emails while becoming friends. Sandra lives way out in Montana […]
By Jack Carone U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s ode to the “majestic” wild horse, and his description of how the federal government must manage its population in his Jan. 14 Times Op-Ed article, comes across to the average reader as a reasonable and sympathetic approach to the problems […]
HOUSTON (SFHH) – It’s not very often that out there amongst all the troubled waters of bad news a small blurb of good news and triumph bobs about and is visible to those who are searching for it. There was just such a little victory that rose to the surface, last week. Long awaited justice was served and a very, bad man was found guilty and would be held accountable to pay the price; that man is Jason Maduna.
Jason Meduna, the former Nebraska training ranch operator convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts involving the maltreatment of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs, will appear in Morrill County District Court on Feb. 23 for sentencing.
By MAUNETTE LOEKS BRIDGEPORT — A Morrill County District Court jury deliberated six hours before returning a guilty verdict in the case against Jason Meduna. Meduna was accused of 149 counts of animal abuse, a Class IV felony. The jury found him guilty of 145 counts. Seven initial […]
NYC to hold protest against BLM and Ruby Pipeline for Removal of America’s Wild Horses in the West CHICAGO, (EWA) – New York City will host a protest to stop the rounding up of America’s wild horses and burros on Sunday, January 17 from 1pm to 3pm at […]
HOUSTON , (Horseback) – The federal Bureau of Land Management acknowledged today that it charges private ranchers nothing for wild horse removal from their property – horses that are removed by the thousands at taxpayer expense.
LOMPAC, CA (AWHPC) – BLM has postponed its proposed roundup of wild horses from the Confusion Mountains Herd Management Area in Utah, after the agency received thousands of protest emails from AWHPC supporters. Eric Reid, Wild Horse and Burro specialist at BLM’s Filmore field office, confirmed that he […]
Opinion by Willis Lamb from the Alliance of Wild Horse Advocates The old adage goes, if you’ve dug yourself into a hole, your first step should be to throw away the shovel. The BLM apparently doesn’t see the logic in this bit of wisdom and instead of throwing […]
U.S. public outraged by dangerous winter roundup WASHINGTON — In Defense of Animals and noted wildlife ecologist Craig Downer asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a plan to round up about and wipe out a herd of 2,700 wild horses by removing them from a western Nevada […]