Eyewitness Reports

Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council

Prepared by Marika Ruppe, Equine Welfare Consulting Services for AWHPC

Humboldt Roundup: January 30, 2015

The BLM Humboldt helicopter roundup began on January 30, 2015 in a public land area that has been "zeroed out" for wild horses and turned over to ranching interests.

Report on Tour of Bureau of Land Management Indian Lakes Short Term Holding Facility

By Terri Farley

Fallon, NV (October 17, 2014)….Following two years of locked gates and secrecy, the public was allowed to tour Bureau of Land Management’s Indian Lakes Road Short-Term Holding Facility in Fallon, Nevada.

The 4th annual International Equine Conference

The 4th annual International Equine Conference

Wyoming Roundup: September 15, 2014 to October 9, 2014

The Roundup of over 800 wild horses from the Salt Wells, Adobe Town, and Divide Basin HMAs began September 15, 2014

Bible Springs Roundup: July 28, 2014

BLM begins wild horse roundup on July 28, 2014

June 24, 2014: Tour of Humboldt HA bait/trap removal

By Karen Vineis, AWHPC

On June 24, 2014 I traveled to Lovelock, NV to tour the bait/water trap and holding site where a wild horse removal will begin and continue into the next few weeks. I was met by BLM employee Lisa Ross, as well as the Field Manager for the Humboldt River Field Office. A reporter from the Lovelock-Review Miner was also in attendance on the tour.

Tragedy Unfolds for Tribal Horses in the Pacific Northwest

For many years, a number of tribes in the Pacific Northwest have been pushing to open horse slaughter plants on tribal lands and to maintain horse slaughter as a market for domestic and wild horses left to breed unchecked on Native American reservations.

Burro Stories for Burro Awareness Month

Following are collected stories from AWHPC supporters about the beloved burro.

AWHPC & American Mustang on Capitol Hill

Key AWHPC supporter Ellie Phipps Price and AWHPC director Suzanne Roy traveled to Washington last week for meetings with Senators and staff on Capitol Hill and a screening of Ellie’s film, AMERICAN MUSTANG. We were honored that two U.S. Senators attended the film screening – Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who brought her family with her to see the movie. Both Senators are committed to helping improve the plight of America’s wild horses and reforming the broken federal wild horse program.