Coalition Member News

Wild horse advocates pan sterilization plan

By Dianne L. Stallings, Ruisodo News

October 22, 2015

Officials with a group that advocates for wild horses on Bureau of Land Management ranges across the West criticized a plan by the agency to permanently sterilize a horse herd, claiming it is a path to herd extinction.

Management group: Lawsuit tied to Salt River wild horse roundup dismissed

By ABC15 News

MESA, AZ - A lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service surrounding the potential roundup of Salt River wild horses has been dismissed, according to the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group.

Increased reward and volunteers to help find horse's killer

By Monique Griego, 12News

October 16, 2015

There's now a new and increased effort to find the person that shot and killed, Dotty, one of the beloved free roaming Salt River horses.

BLM Plan for Mega-Gather Is Budget Buster

By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS

The Bureau of Land Management has proposed a round-up and removal of approximately 1,705 horses from Wyoming’s Red Desert Complex– nearly two-thirds of the total number of horses the agency removed from public lands across 10 states for all of last year.

Wild Horse found shot to death at Salt River

By Nick Ciletti, ABC 15

Activists and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are trying to find the person who shot and killed a wild horse.


By Alan Prendergast, Westword

As the U.S. Bureau of Land Management sees it, last month's removal of 167 wild horses from a rugged, remote area in Rio Blanco County was a success, easing the strain on damaged range lands and substantially reducing a herd that had become too large to be sustainable.

The fight for the Salt River horses

By Emily Birkle, Northeast Valley News

On June 30, 2011, photographer Becky Standridge photographed a Salt River wild stallion saving a life

BLM gathers 23 wild horses at roundup

By Gary Harmon, The Daily Senteniel

Twenty-three wild horses were brought in during the first day of a gather on Wednesday, hours after a federal judge in Washington, D.C., rejected the notion that the federal government intended to “zero out” the West Douglas herd.


By The Cloud Foundation

Washington, DC (Sept. 15, 2015) - Today, Federal Judge Christopher R. Cooper denied a Preliminary Injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from carrying out its decades old quest to remove the entire West Douglas wild horse herd.

BLM aims to start horse gather Wednesday

By Dennis Webb, The Daily Sentenial

The Bureau of Land Management plans to start a local wild-horse gather on Wednesday, two days later than planned, following the recent filing of a lawsuit challenging the action.

Salt River Wild Horse Management Group Encourages Responsible Wild Horse Eco-Tourism in Advance of Labor Day Weekend

Wild horses are an inspiration, and the Labor Day Weekend is expected to draw multitudes of visitors to the Tonto National Forest to view these iconic and beloved animals in their natural habitat along the lower Salt River.

Statement in Response to BLM “Emergency” Roundup of Up to 200 Wild Horses in Cold Creek, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 29, 2015) . . . Arlene Gawne, President of America's Wild Horse Advocates (AWHA) - the Spring Mountain Alliance