AWHPC In The News

Wyoming 2014 wild horse roundup violated protection act - 10th Circuit

By David Bailey, Reuters

October 17, 2016

A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that the federal government roundup of more than 1,200 wild horses from a part of Wyoming where private and public lands overlap violated laws governing management of the animals and federal lands.

Federal court deals another setback to ranchers in Wyoming

By Bob Moen, Associated Press

October 14, 2016

 

CHEYENNE, WYO. — A federal appeals court has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the law when it removed more than 1,200 wild horses from southwest Wyoming in 2014.

The ruling Friday by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver prompted the BLM to call off a wild horse roundup scheduled to begin in the same area next week. The BLM had planned to gather about 500 horses.

Court: Feds broke law in wild horse roundup

By Arno Rosenfeld, Casper Star Tribune

October 14, 2016

Federal authorities broke the law when they removed wild horses from Wyoming’s checkerboard region in 2014, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

State briefs

By Gillette News Record

October 12, 2016

Roundup not required for overpopulated horses

CHEYENNE — A federal appeals court has ruled against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild horses from overpopulated herds.

Court Tosses Wyoming Mustang Removal Appeal

By Pat Raia, The Horse

October 13, 2016

A federal court in Denver, Colorado, has dismissed an appeal from the state of Wyoming seeking the removal of wild horses from the state’s Checkerboard area, where private, federal, and state lands intermingle and several herd management areas (HMAs) are located.

In major decision, 10th Circuit rules Wyoming can't force BLM to remove wild horses

By Arno Rosenfeld, Casper Star Tribune

October 11, 2016

A federal appeals court ruling Tuesday bolstered the Bureau of Land Management’s discretion in dealing with wild horse populations by dismissing a case brought by the state of Wyoming against the agency.

Bently Foundation "Wild Night" to Benefit American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

By News Channel 10

October 11, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bently Foundation, partnering with theBently Reserve, has announced the upcoming Wild Night event on October 19th, 2016, to benefit the leading advocacy organization, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), while raising awareness of the plight of America's Wild Horses and the need to protect them.

Appeals Court: Roundup Not Required For Overpopulated Horses

By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press

October 11, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild horses from overpopulated herds, a decision praised by horse advocates as potentially precedent-setting for managing the animals across the West.

Federal appeals court in Denver dismisses lawsuit calling for wild horse roundup in Wyoming

By Tom McGhee, Denver Post

October 11, 2016

A federal appeals court in Denver on Tuesday rejected an effort by the state of Wyoming to remove wild horses from public lands across the state.

Wild horse advocates seek to block Wyoming roundup

By Associated Press

October 7, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wild horse advocates are seeking a court order to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from staging a roundup in the checkerboard region of southwestern Wyoming later this month.

Conservationists challenge planned 2016 Wyoming wild horse roundup

By David Bailey, Reuters

October 4, 2016

Three conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Bureau of Land Management plan to round up wild horses from a part of Wyoming where public and private lands overlap, arguing the action violates environmental laws.

Three groups, led by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, argued in the lawsuit filed on Monday in Wyoming federal court that the plan, set to go in effect in mid-October, violates the U.S. Wild Horse Act, Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.

Wild Horse Lovers Say Neigh to BLM Roundup

By Philip A. Janquart, Courthouse News Service

October 5, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (CN) — The Secretary of the Interior will remove 500 wild horses from public and private lands in Wyoming only with a court order, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign said in a Monday lawsuit.