AWHPC In The News

Advocates Will Speak Out for Wild Horses at Press Conference during BLM National Advisory Board Meeting

By KCSG

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) - The Cloud Foundation, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Friends of Animals and Respect 4 Horses will hold a press conference and rally at the BLM’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting, August 25 in Riverton, Wyoming.

Groups Oppose State Intervention In Horse Roundup

By North County Gazette

ROCK SPRINGS,WY—The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, The Cloud Foundation, Return to Freedom, Carol Walker and Kimerlee Curyl today filed an opposition to the State of Wyoming’s motion to intervene as of right in a lawsuit they brought against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its plan to roundup over 800 wild horses from the Adobe Town, Salt Wells and Great Divide Basin Herd Management Areas (HMAs).

Bundy aids grazing reform

By Dennis Myers, News & Review

Cliven Bundy's tantrum over his unpaid grazing fees has accomplished one thing—there are more people paying attention to how low the fees are for ranchers grazing livestock on public lands.

Feds agree to delay Wyoming wild horse roundup

By Associated Press

The federal government has agreed to delay a plan to remove about 800 horses from areas in southern Wyoming.

Wild horse groups challenge Wyoming roundup

By Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wild-horse preservation groups are challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plan to remove about 800 horses from areas in southern Wyoming.

Activists criticize land managers' bid for extra holding space for wild horses in the West

By Martin Griffith, Associated Press

RENO, Nevada — Federal land managers are under fire from animal welfare activists for seeking extra holding space for wild horses removed from western rangelands.

Utah Horse Roundup Stirs Controversy And Debate

By Elain Taylor, UPR

The start of the Blawn Wash Gather on Monday has once again sparked debate about the management of wild horses in Utah. UPR’s Elaine Taylor has the story.

Two Horses Rescued from Starvation Are Recovering at Duchess Sanctuary

By HSUS

Last week we welcomed two new horses to Duchess Sanctuary who were in desperate need of our help—a mare named Anna and a gelding we call Captain.

Horse Deaths, Controversy Plague Utah Wild Horse Gather

By Pat Raia, The Horse.com

As the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) reports the deaths of two wild horses during a Utah gather, some wild horse advocates claim the animals should not have been gathered in the first place.

Wild horse deaths at Mesa Verde highlight problem at national park

By Nancy Lofholm, Denver Post

The deaths of six wild horses in Mesa Verde National Park this spring and summer have sparked protests and refocused attention on a problem with "trespass livestock" in this southwest Colorado park.

Utah wild horse roundup off to good start

By Kristen Moulton, Salt Lake Tribune

Wah Wah Mountains • It’s easy to forget the depth of disagreement over wild horse management in the West on a day like Monday.

Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

By Jennifer Dobner, Reuters

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Federal land managers began rounding up wild horses on public land in central Utah on Monday as part of efforts to cut herd numbers and placate ranchers who say the animals destroy range land vital for cattle grazing.