Our goal

Our goal is to protect America’s wild horses and burros by stopping the federal government’s systematic elimination of these national icons from our public lands. It’s not too late to act to save the mustangs! Please watch the video and get involved today.

By the Numbers

  • Cattle vs. wild horses on public lands

    50: 1

    Wild horses are stockpiled in government facilities

    5 out of 8

    Horses removed from public lands since 1971


    Acres of Wild Horse & burro habitat lost since 1971

    22.2 Million

    of Herds reduced below genetic viability level

    70 %


Using low flying helicopters to terrorize and stampede wild horses into trap pens is far below the standard of humane treatment of animals that most Americans will tolerate. Yet our government has been doing it for decades.


We support safe and proven fertility control to maintain healthy population levels. The method has proven very successful, is easy to administer and is cheaper and more humane than costly and traumatic roundups and confinement.

How You Can Help

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    AWHPC In The News, News

    Push for protection for Mesa Verde wild horses continues

    By Nancy Lofholm, Denver Post

    With the end of summer, the crisis over wild horses dying from lack of water in Mesa Verde National Park has ended, but the push for a long-term management...

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    Coalition Member News, News

    New Victim, Same Tragedy: The Plight of the American Mustang

    By Mandy Jackson-Beverly, Huffington Post

    A few days ago I attended a fundraiser hosted by Rey and Kristine Castillo, owners of Village Modern Foods, in Santa Barbara. The event was in...

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    BLM Weighs Wild Horse Impact Much More Heavily Than Cattle

    By Yuba Net

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 - The method used by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to assess range conditions is seriously skewed toward minimizing impacts from domestic...

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    A home for horses

    By News Review

    Last Wednesday (Sept. 10), Tracy Mohr watched as 35 wild horses were unloaded at a Corning property and into her possession. The animals are among the last equines the U.S....

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