Coalition Member News

Salt River horses gain protections with Ducey bill signing

By Brahm Resnik, KPNX

May 11, 2016

The iconic Salt River horses appear to have won protection for the next year and a half from a roundup by the U.S. Forest Service, under a bill signed Wednesday by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Protecting Salt River Wild Horses

By Elizabeth Stuart, Phoenix New Times

May 12, 2016

On Wednesday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2340 into law, making it a crime to take, harass, kill, or otherwise interfere with a popular herd of wild horses that runs free along the Salt River northeast of Phoenix in theTonto National Forest.

Salt River horse bill final House vote Thursday

By KPNX

May 5, 2016

PHOENIX - During Thursday's Arizona House of Representatives floor session, the House is scheduled to vote on a bill that would protect the Salt River wild horses and finalize a plan to manage the horses.

Arizona Legislature Votes to Protect Salt River Horses

By Elizabeth Stuart, Phoenix New Times

May 6, 2016

As of Thursday, all that’s standing between Arizona’s beloved Salt River horses and state protection is the governor’s signature.

AZ Legislature passes bill to protect Salt River wild horses

By Associated Press

May 5, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) -- The herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River would have new protections under a proposal the House has passed with bipartisan support.

Senate passes wild horses bill

By Barry Ward, Daily Advance

May 3, 2016

The U.S. Senate has signed off on legislation designed to keep the Corolla wild horses roaming the Currituck Outer Banks for decades to come.

Bill Would Put Salt River Herd Under State Jurisdiction

By Pat Raia, The Horse

April 17, 2016

Arizona's Salt River feral horse herd would be protected by local law enforcement and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) authorities under legislation passed by that state’s Senate earlier this month.

Victory for Salt River Wild Horses: Bill to Protect the Herd Passes the AZ Senate!

Phoenix, Arizona (April 11, 2016) . . . . Wild horse advocates are declaring victory for the Salt River wild horses after today’s Senate vote of 27-2 in favor of HB 2340, legislation to protect the cherished wild horse herd. The House passed the bill on Feb. 25, and the legislation will now head back there for concurrence on amendments added in the Senate to strengthen the legislation, before moving on to the Governor’s desk for signature into law.

Kathrens, Masters, Yardly Named to Wild Horse Advisory Board

By The Horse.com

March 29, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced the selections for the open positions on its nine-member National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.

Baby Horse Who Lost His Mom Finds A Whole New Family

By Rhona Melsky, The Dodo

March 23, 2016

The stallion stood between the mare and her baby. He had just tried to kill the baby while the mare watched in horror, unable to intervene.

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary: Where dreams come true

By John D. Taylor, Hot Springs Star

March 22, 2016

HOT SPRINGS — When Susan Watt, Executive Director and Program Development head of the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary and The Institute of Range and the American Mustang moved from Florida to South Dakota 28 years ago she didn’t quite know what she was getting into.

Grant Will Help FOAL Get Word Out

By Cody Enterprise

March 9, 2016

To help expand and diversify its base of supporters, Friends of a Legacy recently received a $5,000 grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation and sponsored by Toyota.