Coalition Member News

$5,000 reward offered in AZ shootings of 2 burros

By Steve Stout and Phil Benson, CBS 5 AZ

PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) - The Humane Society of the U.S. is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those behind the shooting of two wild burros northwest of Phoenix.

Wild Horses in Santa Barbara Promote 'Roaming Wild' Movie

By John Palminteri, KEYT NewsChannel 3

Freedom to roam: one man's vision to save an American icon

By Rapid City Journal

Imagine a place where animals own the land and humans can only visit.

Wild Love: The Year of The Horse (and Beyond)

By Zoe Helene, Organic Spa Magazine

“If you really stop and look into the eye of a horse, it’s all right there, and that’s because they’re so in the moment.” – Kimerlee Curyl, Organic Spa Magazine

The President and Congress Come Together to Halt Plans for Horse Slaughter in U.S.


The message is clear: Our nation’s leaders agree that horses deserve protection from slaughter.

Congress Cuts Funding for Horse Slaughter

By Jeri Clausing, Associated Press

Congress' latest budget bill tries to block the resumption of horse slaughter in the U.S. by cutting funding for inspections of the process.

New budget plan in D.C. would ban horse slaughter

By Deirdre Shesgreen, News-Leader

WASHINGTON — The massive spending bill unveiled Monday night by top congressional negotiators would effectively reinstate a federal ban on slaughtering horses for human consumption, unraveling the plans of Gallatin-based Rains Natural Meats to open an equine processing plant in Missouri.

Former NM Gov. Bill Richardson recognized for horse slaughter opposition

By Jeri Clausing, Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE - Former Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday that he hopes an agreement he is negotiating with the Navajo Nation becomes a model for saving horses from slaughter.

Wild Horses Stand Together In Cold Weather

By Jim Kent, South Dakota Public Broadcasting

As temperatures plunged across South Dakota, ranchers kept an eye on their cattle and pet owners were advised to keep their best friends warm.

Placitas horse issue proving divisive

By ABQ Journal

Finding a workable solution to the thorny issue of free-roaming horses in Placitas has proved a tough nut to crack, even for an organization that specializes in consensus building.

Horse Slaughter In the U.S.: The Dumbest Business Idea Since New Coke

By Waynce Pacelle, HSUS

Tomorrow, New Mexico Attorney General Gary King will be back in court seeking to block the opening of a horse slaughter plant in his state because of unresolved questions about waste disposal and unsafe chemicals in the meat.

Wild horse enthusiasts lose appeal

By Crystal Gutierrez

PLACITAS, N.M. (KRQE) - The fate of wild horses roaming near Placitas is now in limbo after the tenth circuit court of appeals upheld a ruling against a non-profit fighting to protect them.