Eyewitness Reports

Coalition Calls for Humane Conditions at BLM Holding Facilities

The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, ASPCA and HSUS urge BLM to provide humane treatment at holding facility.

Reactions to USDA Permitting of New Mexico Horse Slaughter Plant

Despite overwhelming opposition and ample grounds on which to deny a permit, the USDA announced on June 28, 2013 that it would issue an inspection permit for a horse slaughter plant proposed by Valley Meats of Roswell, NM.

Fish Springs: Community Tells BLM Keep Wild Horses Wild

Tonight, the BLM Carson City District held a meeting to address wild horses in the Fish Springs area of the Pine Nut Mountains Herd Management Area (HMA).

The Deer Run Wild Horse Family

This is a story about family -- a small family of horses and the community that embraced these horses and stood up for them.

The National Academy of Sciences Delivers Scathing Rebuke of BLM Wild Horse Program

In 1982, the National Academy of Science (NAS) noted the lack of scientific basis for many of BLM’s critical wild horse and burro management decisions

In Memory Of Danny

American Wild Horse Preservation,

Please find enclosed a donation to honor the life of "Danny," a loving little horse who enriched the lives of many of us two-legged critters. He passed on New Year's Eve, leaving behind a large collection of fans and a whole lot of broken hearts....

AWHPC & State of Nevada: Virginia Range Horse Humane Management Cooperative Agreement

Since the Fall of 2012, an extraordinary rescue effort has been underway to save a historic group of Nevada mustangs who make their home in the Virginia Range near Reno.

BLM Advisory Board Meetings

The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board have been meeting to discuss issues relating to the management, protection, and control of wild horses and burros on Western public rangelands.

The Dark Side of the BLM’s Wild Horse Adoption Program

All of the horses below were born as federally-protected wild horses on public lands in the West. They were captured in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) roundups and adopted through the agency’s adoption program. All ended up in the slaughter pipeline before being rescued by the Mustang Freedom Foundation.

Swasey Roundup, February 12, 2013

Eyewitness Report on BLM Swasey Roundup, February 12, 2013

The Swasey Herd Management Area is a vast, 120,000-acre stretch of land about 160 miles southwest of Salt Lake City in Utah

Owyhee Roundup, Nov. 26 - Dec. 23, 2012

On November 26, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) began the largest roundup of the 2012 winter season -- the removal of 847 wild horses from the 3,000-square-mile Owyhee Complex in northern Nevada. Originally the agency planned to remove up to 1,600 horses but due to the lack of holding space that number has been reduced to 847.