AWHPC In The News

Utah ends inmate wild horse program with BLM

By Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prison officials said Friday the federal government has 30 days to relocate 1,100 wild horses after the state ended a program in which inmates cared for the animals.

Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals

By Marissa Lang, Salt Lake Tribune

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has 30 days to move more than 1,100 wild horses out of state after the Utah Department of Corrections terminated its Wild Horse & Burro Program, ending a seven-year partnership with the federal agency.

Tenth Circuit Considers New Appeal to Block Wild Horse Roundup

By Erin Jones, Wyoming Public Radio

Wild horse advocates continue fighting a planned roundup near the Red Desert.

Feds agree to postpone Wyoming wild horse roundup

By Associated Press

CHEYENNE — The federal government has agreed to postpone a planned roundup of about 800 wild horses in Wyoming to give horse preservation groups time to press their appeal of the plan in a federal appeals court in Denver.

Wild Horse Advocates Make Next Movie in Wyoming Checkerboard Case

By Horsetalk

Wild horse advocates have lost a legal bid for a temporary injunction to stop the muster of mustangs from the checkerboard lands of Wyoming, but they have been granted more time to allow for an appeal.

Sides feud over temporary ban on horse roundup

By Associated Press

CHEYENNE — Horse preservation groups seeking to block the federal government's plan to round up about 800 wild horses in Wyoming now have won at least a temporary victory.

Judge denies request to delay wild horse roundup

By Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge has denied a request from horse preservation groups to block the federal government's plan to round up about 800 wild horses in Wyoming.

40,000 Americans Sign Petition Opposing Wyoming Wild Horse Wipeout - Petition Delivered To BLM Advisory Board

By Yuba Net

Citizen Board Convenes in Remote Location as Federal Court Considers Injunction Motion to Stop Roundup & Removal of 800+ Wild Horses

Preservationists Sue BLM Over Alleged Wild Horse Misanagement

By Taylor Halversen, UPR

Wild horse maintenance has been an inciting topic in Utah over the summer months. However, the issue extends beyond state borders with the role of state and federal governments in roundup efforts being debated nationally.

Film screening to raise money for Equine Rescue of Aiken, awareness of endangerment of wild horses

By Stephanie Turner, Aiken Standard

Enduring from the time when America was new to the paved streets of today are animals noted for their strength and majesty – horses.

Move Claims 57 Mustangs, BLM Says

By Pat Raia, The Horse

Nearly 60 Mustangs died after being moved from an open pasture to a corral facility last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said.

Wild horse advocates oppose state's bid intervene in court case

By Horsetalk

Wild horse advocates fighting a legal battle to stop the removal of mustangs from Wyoming’s so-called checkerboard lands are opposing efforts by the state to intervene in their case against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).