AWHPC News Releases
Salt Lake City, UT (March 24, 2015)…. Today, the U.S. District Court District of Utah will hear arguments on a Motion to Dismiss a Utah rancher lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking to compel the removal of hundreds of wild horses from public and private lands in the state.
11,000 Citizens Join Wild Horse Advocacy Groups in Opposition to Taxpayer Funded Operation to Capture Tribal Horses in Nevada
Nevada Dept. of Agriculture Signs Precedent-Setting Agreement with Advocates to Protect Historic Virginia Range Horses
Agreement finalizes plan to humanely manage the state’s wild horses
Court Grants AWHPC Motion to Dismiss Legal Action Seeking Roundup & Slaughter of Wild Horses
Reno, NV (March 12, 2015) . . . Today, the U.S. District Court in Nevada Judge Miranda Du granted a motion by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), author Terri Farley and photographer Mark Terrell to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) and local ranchers against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeking the removal of thousands of wild horses from public lands and the sale for slaughter of wild horses warehoused in government holding facilities.
Carson City, Nevada – March 4, 2015 – Today, the Nevada Board of Agriculture voted eight to one approving a cooperative agreement between the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) and Return to Freedom, the founding organization for the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), to humanely manage horses in the Virginia Range which encompasses more than 280,000 acres and more than 1,500 horses.
Laramie, Wyoming -- March 4, 2015 -- Today U.S. District Court of Wyoming Chief Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal issued an order stating that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it conducted a massive “Checkerboard Roundup” last fall, during which 1,263 wild horses were permanently removed from their homes on the range in southwestern Wyoming.
Advocates Defend Mustangs Against Gov’t and Grazing Association
Petition Delivered at Nevada BLM Statewide Resource Advisory Council Meeting Today
Eureka County, Nevada (February 23, 2015)… Wild horse advocates today blasted a group of Nevada “welfare ranchers” for blocking the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) planned release of nearly 200 wild horses back to the range in the Fish Creek Herd Management Area (HMA).
Wild Horse Campaign Accuses House Ag. Committee of Riding Roughshod Over Truth in Claiming Mustang “Overpopulation”
Comments Delivered at Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Meeting Today at 1:30 p.m.
Cheyenne, WY (January 7, 2014) . . . On Monday, January 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming granted a motion by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, and wild horse photographers Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl to intervene in a State of Wyoming lawsuit against the U.S Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over wild horse management.