AWHPC News Releases

Wild horse preservation coalition hails resignation of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Washington, DC (January 16, 2013). . . The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition of more than 50 organizations, today hailed the news that Ken Salazar will step down from his post as Secretary of the Interior in March.

Today: NV Sends Wild Horses To Slaughter Auction as Governor Inundated with Public Outrage

Nevada Governor’s Office Flooded with Faxes In Protest of Sale of Wild Horses at Slaughter Auction

Global Support Behind Rescue of 41 Mustangs Headed for Auction Today

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign Responds to the BLM's New Policy on Wild Horse Sales

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) late this afternoon issued a new policy that it presents as "another step forward" in its attempt to stop the flow of federally protected wild horses into Mexico for slaughter. Unfortunately, this policy simply formalizes the process by which the BLM can sell wild horses in its possession to kill buyers.

Over 5,500 Citizens Protest Feds’ New Mexico Mustang Roundup Plan

Photo by David Cramer

For Immediate Release

Farmington, NM (November 28, 2012) . . . Over 5,500 citizens have written to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in opposition to its plan to roundup and remove as many as 323 wild horses their homes on the range in northwestern New Mexico, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, announced today.

National Coalition Calls on Government to Drop Dangerous Experiment on Wild Wyoming Mustangs

Washington, DC -Late yesterday, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, a national coalition, fired off a letter to the White House and top officials of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Wild Horse and Burro Program urging immediate cancellation of a dangerous experiment the agency plans for herds of horses living in Wyoming’s North Lander Complex.

Government Caught Illegally Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter as Agency Launches Massive Roundup Campaign

National Coalition Calls for Emergency Halt to all Mustang Removals and Sales

AWHPC Warns of Serious Shortcomings in Inspector General Report on BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program


The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign has issued the following statement in response to the release of a Department of Interior Office of Inspector General Report on the Wild Horse and Burro Management Program: