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The Sentiment of the American Public is Clear

September 16, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management confirms in the NY Times that it will not "sell to slaughter or put down healthy horses."

BLM “Citizen” Advisory Board Recommends Killing 45,000 Wild Horses & Burros

September 13, 2016

On September 9, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recommended the mass killing of up to 45,000 formerly wild horses and burros now confined to government holding facilities.

Devils Garden Roundup Underway

September 12, 2016

The Forest Service has begun the roundup and removal of wild horses from California's largest wild horse herd.

Temporary Restrainer Order Issued to Protect NM Wild Horses

September 9, 2016

Great news: A New Mexico judge has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the New Mexico Agriculture Department from selling a beloved group wild horses from Alto, NM for slaughter. Congrats to the Wild Horse Observers Association (WHOA), a member of the AWHPC Coalition, for this legal victory. Previously WHOA won a precedent-setting appellate court legal victory finding that the wild horses of Placitas NM were "wild horses" and not livestock, and that "livestock" does not include undomesticated, unowned animals.

Elko Newspaper Affirms Value of Wild Horses

September 9, 2016

This is a surprisingly good editorial from the Elko Daily News, which covers news for an area rightly known "ground zero" for the wild horse controversy.

The Government's Latest Assault on Wyoming's Checkerboard Wild Horses

September 3, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to remove all wild horses from Checkerboard lands within and outside Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in Wyoming.

Pro-Hunting & Livestock Group Spreading Anti-Mustang Propaganda at Extreme Mustang Makeover

September 3, 2016

The misnamed "Wildlife Society," a trade organization of Fish and Game managers that pushes a pro-hunting, pro-livestock agenda, is now making presentations about wild horses and rangeland impacts at Extreme Mustang Makeover Events.

Devils Garden Roundup to Begin in September

September 1, 2016

The Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California is home to one of the state's largest and most robust wild horse populations.

Public Sentiment Triumphs for Wild Horses Again

A year ago, public outrage saved the Salt River wild horses from roundup and eradication from the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona's Largest Burro Herd Needs Your Help

More wild burros call Arizona home than anywhere else in the West. Over 5,000 burros are estimated to roam the western part of the state, where these hardy animals are highly adapted to the harsh desert environment.

Roundups Continue As Fall Approaches

September 9, 2016

The BLM has been quietly removing wild horses and burros via bait trapping, a less invasive and controversial method of removing horses.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stand up for America’s wild horses and burros

July 27, 2016

Each year, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) uses helicopters to stampede, capture and remove thousands of federally protected wild horses and burros from their homes on the range.