AWHPC In The News

Can gelding ease the West’s wild horse woes?

By Brian Maffly, Salt Lake Tribune

December 14, 2015

Federal land managers, struggling to keep wild horse populations in check on Western rangelands, hope contraception will serve as an alternative to the costly and ultimately ineffective practice of warehousing horses for life on private pastures.

Why Is The Government Killing The Last Of Our Wild Horses?

By Rhona Melsky, The Dodo

December 14, 2015

You're running. It seems like it's been days … and it has.


By Jesus Walton, Telegraph Times

December 12, 2015

After months of public pressure and political backlash, the Tonto National Forest will permanently drop all plans to round up and remove almost 100 free-roaming horses near the Salt River.

Feds to axe plan to impound and sell Arizona's Salt River horses

By Horsetalk

December 12, 2015

Supporters of Arizona’s cherished Salt River wild horses have received an early Christmas present, with news that federal authorities have decided to withdraw an impound notice.

Wild horse slaughter scandal is wakeup call

By Suzanne Roy, Opinion Column for the Boulder Weekly

December 10, 2015

Is this the smoking gun that will finally result in better treatment of our nation’s iconic wild horses and burros?

Salt River Wild Horse Roundup Notice Will Be Withdrawn, Advocates Say

By Arizona Highways

December 10, 2015

The U.S. Forest Service has pledged to withdraw its order to round up and impound the horses along the Salt River northeast of Phoenix, a group dedicated to protecting the horses announced Thursday.

Salt River horses update: Forest Service to withdraw notice to impound horses


December 10, 2015

MESA, AZ - The U.S. Forest Service has informed the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group that it plans to withdraw its July notice to round up and impound the wild horses that roam the Tonto National Forest along the Salt River , according to the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign.

Wild horses will be allowed to stay at Salt River

By The Daily Courier

December 10, 2015

PHOENIX - The Tonto National Forest will permanently drop plans to round up and remove wild horses near Salt River after months of public pressure and backlash.

Whole Foods "ethically-sourced" beef supplier destroys over 1,000 wild horses

By Cowspiracy

December 4, 2015

At the end of November more than 1,000 wild horses were rounded up and removed from our federal lands in Oregon in an area called Beatys Butte to make room for private cattle interests.

Do We Need a ‘Mustang-Safe’ Label for Beef?

By James McWilliams, PS Mag

December 2, 2015

Any company that sells tuna—one of the most popular foods eaten globally—has the option of including a “dolphin safe” label on its product.

We need to protect our horses from government

Guest Opinion, Marietta Daily Journal

November 24, 2015

Wild horses are protected as American symbols of freedom, but the government agency entrusted with their management treats them like pests.

BLM moves to remedy shortcomings over 2014 Wyoming roundup

By Horsetalk

November 22, 2015

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has completed an environmental assessment as part of its moves to remedy shortcomings pinpointed by a judge over its 2014 roundup of nearly 1300 wild horses from Wyoming’s Checkerboard lands.