Guardian’s Wild Horse Meat Story Contains 92% Beef


By Vickery Eckhoff, The Daily Pitchfork

Michael Moss’ powerful New York Times’ investigation into the United States Department of Agriculture’s Meat Animal Research Center (“U.S. Research Lab Lets Livestock Suffer In Quest For Profit”) predictably outraged readers. The collective angst came not just because of the center’s ghoulish and inept experimentation; not just because the research animals suffered to boost profits in the livestock industry; but because the public learned that taxpayers had footed the bill — and had been doing so — for fifty years.

N.C. stallion is young, wild and ready for action

Coalition Member News

By Jeff Hampton, Pilot Online

Meet Gus, the newest, most eligible bachelor in town. He's quite a stud - a wild stallion, if you will.

Bruce Babbitt: Land grab puts Utah at odds with outdoor industry


By Brady McCombs, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt on Thursday slammed Utah's push to seize control of federal lands as a radical measure that threatens the outdoor recreation industry, which brings a lucrative gear show to the state twice a year.

Public comment sought on Pryor wild horse population control programs


By MTN News

BILLINGS - The Bureau of Land Management Billings Field Office is beginning a public comment period on an environmental assessment which analyzes the continued use of fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, the agency said in a press release Tuesday.

BLM to host tour of Pine Nut herd management area gather site


By Nevada Appeal

The Carson City District, Sierra Front Field Office is holding a public pre-gather tour on Friday. The public will meet at 10 a.m. at the Dayton Valley Dog Park, located at Old Como and Dayton Valley Road. The tour is expected to last approximately three hours. Because of road conditions a four wheel-drive high clearance vehicle is required.

Horse 'kill buying' legal, but critics see abuse, deception


By Tracey McManus, The Augusta Chronicle

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Joe Mann’s cellphone rang, and this time it was an animal control officer asking for help rescuing horses from a neglect case in Laurens County, S.C.

Horse advocates to attend Pine Nut meeting

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By Kurt Hildebrand, Record-Courier

Local wild horse advocates are encouraging residents to attend a meeting held by the Bureau of Land Management on its resource management plan.

Ongoing Nevada drought prompts muster of wild horses in Little Fish Lake area


By Horse Talk

Federal authorities in Nevada plan to gather wild horses in the 28,000-acre Little Fish Lake herd management area early next month which they say are threatened by a lack of forage.

Food for thought: Review explores rangeland grazing


By Neil Clarkson, Horse Talk
Wild horses and cattle have the greatest potential for grazing conflicts across the western rangelands of the US, a major review has found.

BLM asked to consider vaccine to control wild horse population

AWHPC In The News

By Andrew Clevenger, Bend Bulletin

WASHINGTON — Advocates from the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign asked members of an advisory board to the Bureau of Land Management Monday to use a birth control vaccine to control the wild horse population in Southeastern Oregon.

11,000 Citizens Ask Federal Advisory Board in Oregon to Protect Wild Horses

AWHPC News Releases

Comments Delivered at Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Meeting Today at 1:30 p.m.

Meetings set on US management plan for Carson City District


By Martin Griffith, Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management would provide an "intermediate" level of resource protection under its preferred alternative in the proposed long-range management plan for 4.8 million acres of public land in the Carson City District.