AWHPC In The News

What to do with wild horses

By John Bartell, ABC 10

February 17, 2017

Wild horses are federally protected animals, and over the last 30 years, their population has exploded.

Wild horse roundup more deadly than initially reported

By Caroline Bleakley, Las Vegas Now

February 13, 2017

LAS VEGAS - A massive wild horse roundup in northern Nevada was even more deadly than initially reported by the Bureau of Land Management.

Stunning Lack of Tranparancy in BLM’s and University of Wyoming’s Adobe Town Wild Horse Study

By Carol Walker, Wild Hoof Beats

February 11, 2017

The BLM and the University of Wyoming are conducting a Radio Collar Study on wild mares in the Adobe Town Herd Management Area. I have done several blog posts about this study, calling for people to send in comments and calling for more clarification on how this study is going to be conducted

I-TEAM INVESTIGATES WILD HORSE PROGRAM: WHAT DOES TRUMP PRESIDENCY MEAN FOR THEIR FUTURE?

By Dan Noyes, ABC News

February 10, 2017

SUSANVILLE, Calif. (KGO) -- The White House is responding to an I-Team investigation into wild horses. They are protected under federal law as "living symbols" of the nation's pioneer spirit. But now, advocates are worried what the Donald Trump presidency could mean for the future of the mustangs. Dan Noyes has a long history reporting on this issue, and he's back with the latest.

Beaver County, horse advocates sue the BLM in legal tug-of-war over Utah’s wild horses

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

February 9, 2017

Wranglers for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management completed a roundup of 655 wild horses from Utah's West Desert in late January, but the agency's decision to return dozens back to the range has prompted a lawsuit from Beaver County.

16 horses in Carson City to be vaccinated, relocated

By Nevada Appeal

February 7, 2017

The Nevada Department of Agriculture on Monday gathered 16 feral horses that were wandering in east Carson City for about three weeks.

Wild horses get favorable hearing in battle with California ranchers over sanctuary

By Michael Doyle, McClatchey News

January 12, 2017

WASHINGTON- A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county.

Ranchers, Government Find Common Ground in Fight to Restrict Wild Horses

By Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal

January 10, 2017

After years of tussling with federal authorities over public land where cattle herds graze, ranchers are now teaming up with the government to battle a common foe: wild horses.

Bureau of Land Management begins busy season of horse roundups in Utah

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune

January 7, 2017

Federal land managers are embarking on the busiest wild horse roundup season in years for Utah.

Judges corral arguments over wild horse protections in remote California county

By Michael Doyle, The Sacramento Bee

January 5, 2017

WASHINGTON

A dust-up in California’s remote Modoc County has lassoed the attention of one of the nation’s top courts, with wild horse protection and property rights both on the line.

BLM WILD HORSE ROUND-UP PROTESTED

By Nevada Appeal

January 5, 2017

THE AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN IS PROTESTING THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT’S PLANS TO ROUND UP NEARLY 800 HORSES IN NEVADA AND UTAH DURING THE COMING TWO MONTHS.

Wild Horse Advocates Ponder Zinke Nomination

By Pat Raia, The Horse

December 16, 2016

In the wake of President-Elect Donald Trump's Dec. 15 nomination of U.S. House Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) as Secretary of the Interior, some wild horse advocates are considering how the Montana Congressman might influence the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its management of wild horses and burros.