AWHPC In The News
By Cy Ryan, The Las Vegas Sun
CARSON CITY — More than $20,000 has been raised to protect 41 wild horses being put on the auction block by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.
By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press
RENO - Wild horse protection advocates were confident they had raised enough money to buy 41 horses at a state auction in Nevada on Wednesday, animals they feared otherwise would be headed to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.
By Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review Journal
CARSON CITY - Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he sees no need to intervene in an upcoming auction of 41 stray horses trapped by the state Department of Agriculture on private and state-owned lands near Virginia City.
By Greg Nelson, City Watch
THE POWER OF ONE - In a previous CityWatch column, I wrote about the plight of America’s wild horses, and the battles that community organizations have waged against the federal government’s Bureau of Land Management to prevent these majestic animals from being rounded up and sold for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.
By Kelsey Dayton, The WyoFile
There was a charge in the air, the smell of incoming cold weather on a late November afternoon.
By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.
Tens of thousands of wild horses face mass slaughter after mustangs breed too fast on the great plains
By James Black, The Daily Mail
They are an icon of the American West and a symbol of the country's frontier history, but now hundreds of mustang horses face slaughter due to overpopulation.
By Dave Philipps, ProPublica
A southern Colorado man under investigation for his handling of protected wild horses has admitted to state regulators that he shipped animals out of Colorado in violation of brand inspection laws, officials said.
By Elaine Sheridan, KOAA News
Wild horse advocates are calling on the Bureau of Land Management to suspend its annual roundup following an investigative report suggesting that some animals are being sold to slaughterhouses.
By Jordan Steffan, The Denver Post
Wild-horse advocates are calling on the Bureau of Land Management to suspend its annual roundup following an investigative report suggesting that some animals are being sold to slaughterhouses.
SONOMA, Calif. -- Almost two years after staging one of the largest wild horse rescues in history, wildlife advocate and owner of the legendary Durell Vineyard, Ellie Price, was about to witness the happy end of a very long journey. This summer, together with a group of supporters and friends, Price looked on in anticipation as 115 Mustangs, rescued in 2010 from a livestock auction in Fallon, Nevada, and housed in leased feedlots ever since, took their first tentative steps towards freedom.