Day 3: February 1, 2017
45 wild horses were captured, and there was one death. According to BLM, she was 20 year-old mare, with a body condition of 2, but met euthanasia criteria #2.
By Yahoo News
January 14, 2017
Prisoners participating in the Wild Horse Inmate Program train mustangs that will eventually be adopted by the U.S. Border Patrol, providing the agency with inexpensive but agile horses, and inmates with skills and insights they hope to one day carry with them from prison.
By The Horse
January 15, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will soon begin gathering up to 135 wild horses from the Reveille herd management area (HMA) and surrounding Reveille Allotment, located about 50 miles east of Tonopah in Nye County, Nevada.
January 14, 2017
While we are gearing up for a fight over horse slaughter and budget language that would allow BLM to strip wild horses and burros of federal protection and hand them over to state and local agencies that actively lobby for mass roundups and slaughter, a larger issue will play out in Congress. The future of our public lands is at stake. This month, Congress passed legislation that would make it easier to turn over federal lands to states, tribes and even businesses. Will the new Trump Administration, including Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke, go along?
By Michael Doyle, McClatchey News
January 12, 2017
WASHINGTON- A top federal court on Wednesday appeared ready to force changes in a Forest Service plan that reduced wild horse protections in a remote Northern California county.
WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2017 – Tomorrow, on January 11, 2017, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Return to Freedom and California resident Carla Bowers will make oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in their lawsuit to stop the U.S. Forest Service from taking actions that will negatively impact some of California’s last significant wild horse herds.
By Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal
January 10, 2017
After years of tussling with federal authorities over public land where cattle herds graze, ranchers are now teaming up with the government to battle a common foe: wild horses.
By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune
January 7, 2017
Federal land managers are embarking on the busiest wild horse roundup season in years for Utah.
By Michael Doyle, The Sacramento Bee
January 5, 2017
A dust-up in California’s remote Modoc County has lassoed the attention of one of the nation’s top courts, with wild horse protection and property rights both on the line.
By Kathy Nelson, Timberlake Topic
January 4, 2017
The S.D. Animal Industry Board, at the request of Dewey and Ziebach counties, is asking the Fourth Circuit Court to transfer ownership of horses from the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB) at Lantry to Fleet of Angels of Evans, CO and Habitat for Horses of Hitchcock, TX.
By Nevada Appeal
January 5, 2017
THE AMERICAN WILD HORSE PRESERVATION CAMPAIGN IS PROTESTING THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT’S PLANS TO ROUND UP NEARLY 800 HORSES IN NEVADA AND UTAH DURING THE COMING TWO MONTHS.
Davis, CA (January 3, 2017) . . . The nation’s leading wild horse advocacy organization, The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), today blasted the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for continuing cruel and inhumane wild horses and burro roundups despite a scathing report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that characterized the agency’s management practices as “expensive and unproductive for the BLM and the public it serves.”