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Lawsuits & Public Outrage Halt Dangerous BLM Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments

Washington, DC (September 9, 2016) . . . This morning, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified The Cloud Foundation (TCF) and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) that today it cancelled highly controversial sterilization (spaying) experiments on wild mares.

Temporary Restrainer Order Issued to Protect NM Wild Horses

September 9, 2016

Great news: A New Mexico judge has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the New Mexico Agriculture Department from selling a beloved group wild horses from Alto, NM for slaughter. Congrats to the Wild Horse Observers Association (WHOA), a member of the AWHPC Coalition, for this legal victory. Previously WHOA won a precedent-setting appellate court legal victory finding that the wild horses of Placitas NM were "wild horses" and not livestock, and that "livestock" does not include undomesticated, unowned animals.

Elko Newspaper Affirms Value of Wild Horses

September 9, 2016

This is a surprisingly good editorial from the Elko Daily News, which covers news for an area rightly known "ground zero" for the wild horse controversy.

Wild horse advocates seek emergency order to stop Livestock Board sale

By Dave Tomlin, Ruidoso News

September 7, 2016

An annoyed and frustrated 12th District Judge Dan Bryant tried to conduct a hearing on the Alto horse case Wednesday in which attorneys for both sides attempted to make their cases via glitch-plagued long distance phone lines.

BLM gathers 286 horses in eastern Nevada

By Elko Daily

September 1, 2016

ELY -- The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely District this week gathered 286 horses in eastern Nevada, but the number left on the range far exceeds the agency’s “appropriate management levels” in the area.

Wild Horses Ain't Livestock, Group Tells N.M.

By Victoria Prieskop, Courthouse News Service

September 1, 2016

CARRIZOZO, N.M. (CN) — The New Mexico Livestock Board classified wild horses as stray livestock and is rounding them up and selling them, and horse-lovers have gone to court to try to stop it.

FOAL fundraiser Saturday

By Cody Enterprise

September 2, 2016

A celebration of the water project that benefits all McCullough Peaks wildlife, including wild horses, will highlight FOAL’s fall fundraiser.

The Government's Latest Assault on Wyoming's Checkerboard Wild Horses

September 3, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to remove all wild horses from Checkerboard lands within and outside Great Divide Basin, Salt Wells Creek, and Adobe Town Herd Management Areas (HMAs) in Wyoming.

Pro-Hunting & Livestock Group Spreading Anti-Mustang Propaganda at Extreme Mustang Makeover

September 3, 2016

The misnamed "Wildlife Society," a trade organization of Fish and Game managers that pushes a pro-hunting, pro-livestock agenda, is now making presentations about wild horses and rangeland impacts at Extreme Mustang Makeover Events.

Devils Garden Roundup to Begin in September

September 1, 2016

The Devil's Garden Wild Horse Territory in the Modoc National Forest near Alturas, California is home to one of the state's largest and most robust wild horse populations.

Public Sentiment Triumphs for Wild Horses Again

A year ago, public outrage saved the Salt River wild horses from roundup and eradication from the Tonto National Forest near Phoenix, Arizona.

Wild horse advocates sue to protect Alto herd

By Dave Tomlin, Ruidoso News

August 29, 2016

The Wild Horse Observers Association filed suit in 12th District Court Monday to prevent the New Mexico Livestock Board from selling the herd of unowned horses captured near Alto last week.