AWHPC In The News

MUSTANG FAMILY: BLM auction to separate band of horses

By David Danelski, The Press-Enterprise

A wild horse advocacy group is criticizing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for deciding to separate and auction off a family of eight mustangs recently lured into corrals near Carson City, Nevada.

Deer Run Wild Horse Preservation Group at the Nevada Legislature

By Carson Now

A local citizen's group called the Deer Run Wild Horse Preservation Group urged locals to come out and support the return of a local beloved herd of wild horses.

BLM And Horse Advocates Clash On Wild Horse Removal Near Carson City

By KRNV, & MyNews4.com

CARSON CITY, NV--BLM and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign issued statements today, regarding the recent removal of wild horses near Carson City.

Animal rights group calls for horse slaughter ban

By Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Animal rights advocates urged members of a federal advisory board on wild horses and burros Monday to recommend an absolute ban on horse slaughtering in the U.S. and condemned the Oklahoma Legislature's attempt to authorize the slaughter of horses for human consumption.

Horse Advocates Rally Against Horse Slaughtering Plan In Oklahoma

By Heather Hope, News 9 Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY- Horse advocates are rallying against the possibility of wild horse slaughter in the state of Oklahoma. Right now, our lawmakers are considering two separate measures.

Feds love wolves, hate wild horses

By Michal Conger, The Washington Examiner

Horse meat has been showing up all over Europe, from Ikea’s Swedish meatballs to British lasagna. Meanwhile in Oklahoma, the state legislature is poised to legalize horse slaughter, and the Bureau of Land Management is meeting there today to discuss the management of wild horses under its care.

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign rallies in Oklahoma City for horse slaughter ban

By Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Members of an animal rights group plan to request a ban on horse slaughtering during a meeting of the federal Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Committee.

Carson City neighborhood grieves as BLM traps local wild horses

By John Glionna, The LA Times

LAS VEGAS – A grass-roots community group in northern Nevada watched helplessly Wednesday as federal officials removed most of what remained of a band of wild mustangs with which residents say they have peacefully coexisted for years.

Letter: Horse group clarifies ecosanctuary position

By Suzanne Roy, Letter to the Editor of Elko Daily Free Press

Editor: Thank you for your coverage of the wild horse issue. I wanted to clarify the position of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign with regard to issue of “ecosanctuaries” proposed by the Bureau of Land Management for storage of captured mustangs

Saving America’s Mustangs hopes proposed eco-sanctuary alleviates horse holding problem

By Dylan Woolf Harris, Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — Facing a horse holding predicament, the Bureau of Land Management will soon find itself with an abundance of animals running on allotted rangeland and long-term holding facilities crammed to capacity.

Interior secretary faces questions over wild horse program

By Greg Campbell, The Daily Caller

While outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar may be ready to hang up his boots, a bipartisan group of congressmen and a national coalition of wild horse advocates aren’t ready to let him ride off into the sunset just yet.

Home on the Range: Feds running out of options for horses

By Dylan Woolf Harris, Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — “Horses and burros are fast disappearing from the American scene,” Congress wrote in 1971 in a landmark bill designed to protect the animals. Today, the Bureau of Land Management — the agency tasked with wild horse management — has nearly run out of space for them.