Coalition Member News
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (June 29, 2015) The Billings Montana BLM Field Office decision to remove 15 - 20 young horses from the Pryor Mountains this summer has met with an outcry and a lawsuit filed by an East Coast animal rights group, but not from The Cloud Foundation (TCF).
By Laura Harper
Imagine, fact-based research working hand-in-glove with the innovative heart to find solutions to wild horse overpopulation.
By Matt Berkshadker, President, ASPCA
Last year, the federal appropriations bill for 2015 renewed a ban on the use of tax dollars for inspections of horse slaughterhouses, keeping the vile horse slaughter industry from operating anywhere in America... for a time.
June 09, 2015 2:00 am
The Bureau of Land Management used to round up more wild horses more frequently, even herding excess equines with helicopters. More recently, such gatherings are much smaller and gentler — more like dinner invitations.
BLM has been seeking public comment on a plan for the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range this fall. Horse specialists would set up portable panel pens at water sources, haul in feed and open the doors. Sometime after horses get used to walking in and out of the pen, the crew closes the doors.
By Shelley Wigglesworth, Sea Coast Online
Marika (Clark) Ruppe grew up in the Kennebunks in the 1970s and 1980s, attending local schools in Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel before graduating from Gould Academy in Bethel. No matter where Ruppe lived while growing up, she was always surrounded by horses. Little did she know then that her love affair with horses would turn into a life-long passion and career that would take her all over the United States.
By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — As the summer tourist season approaches on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, there’s a growing hope among horse advocates that the iconic wild horses of Corolla can be saved from a fate of inbreeding and deformities.
By Sea Coast Online
HAMPTON FALLS — Heronfield Academy student Declan Gregg, a Greenland resident, visited Washington D.C. last week to help Congressman Frank Guinta, R-N.H. introduce the SAFE Act — Safeguard American Food Exports Act — of 2015.
By Alex Rozier, KING 5 News
The Humane Society estimates every year, more than 100,000 horses are inhumanely transported outside the country for slaughter and shipped overseas for human consumption.
By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS
Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat.
By Associate Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Despite the protests of a rural county and rancher, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has returned some 160 wild horses to the range in central Nevada.
By Russ Ferguson, WSJ
One of the great prides of my home state of North Carolina is the Outer Banks. The narrow, 200-mile-long string of barrier islands sits off the North Carolina coast—a harrowing surprise for ships, but a peaceful and absurdly beautiful place for people. Horses run wild on the beaches, kicking up sand and frolicking in the waves.