Coalition Member News
By Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection League
On Dec 9, the Washoe County Commission signed and unanimously voted in favor of the Resolution for Wild Horse and Burro Protection in Northern Nevada. Hidden Valley Wild Horse Protection Fund joins in the celebration of this momentous occasion as it prepares for the launch of a cooperative agreement between the State of Nevada and local and national non-profit organizations to humanely manage the historic Virginia Range horses.
By Melodie Edwards, Wyoming Publlic Media
This week, the state of Wyoming filed suit against the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of the Interior in hopes of further reducing the size of the wild horse herds in the state. The lawsuit contends that wild horse populations are growing and exceeding their management levels.
By Sweetwater Now
The Cloud Foundation has issued a press release concerning a lawsuit filed by the State of Wyoming against the United States Department of the Interior and the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over the federal government’s alleged failure to appropriately manage wild horses in Wyoming. Wyoming announced its intent to sue in August.
By Carol Walker, Wild Hoofbeats
It was not enough for Wyoming Governor Matt Mead that 1263 wild horses were removed from Wyoming’s Checkerboard lands just two months ago.
Europeans Suspend Horsemeat Imports From Mexico – Deal Huge Blow to North American Slaughter Operations
By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS
The horse slaughter industry has been dealt the biggest blow since The HSUS led the fight in Congress, the states, and federal courts to shut down the three operating horse slaughter plants in the United States in 2007. Today’s game-changing news: the European Commission has suspended the import of horsemeat from Mexico to the European Union (EU) due to food safety concerns.
By Tom Banse, NW News Network
Growing populations of wild horses in the inland Northwest are creating headaches for federal land managers. Wild and feral horse herds overrun tribal lands in our region too.
By Karen E. Lange, HSUS
Gus Warr knew the wild horses under his charge were in trouble. It was the summer of 2002 in northwestern Utah, the fourth year of drought.
By Britt Collins,Billionaire.com
Mustang Monument is as far as you can get from a cowboy camp-out. Its glamorous tepees are kitted out with four-poster beds and have a 24-hour butler service. However, the wild mustang horses are the real stars of this nature-communing show.
By Mary-Rose Abraham, Yahoo Travel
With its miles of seashore, rolling hills of vineyards, and Mediterranean climate, Santa Barbara has long drawn visitors, among them a greater-than-average quotient of celebrities.
By YANNA LANTZ, The Express
There are only 32,000 wild horses left running free. More than 50,000 are being held in captivity after aggressive roundups, often by helicopter.
By, Western Watershed Project
WWP refutes rancher claims and files counterclaims-
By Wayne Pacelle, HSUS
At least 10 animals, including four yearlings, are dead after a poorly conducted and strategically suspect government roundup of approximately 800 wild horses in Wyoming.