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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.

BLM Urged to Send Beloved Group of Wild Horses to Sanctuary Where Family Can Remain Together

Carson City, Nevada – March 12, 2013 – Today, as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced plans to auction off a family of wild horses recently captured in a Herd Management Area outside of Carson City, Nevada, local community members are calling on the BLM to send the horses to a private sanctuary in California – rather than break up the family and sell off the horses individually.

Eyewitness Report on BLM Advisory Board Meeting Oklahoma City, March 4-5, 2013

By Suzanne Roy

The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board met in Oklahoma City earlier this month for its first meeting of 2013.

Born to be wild

By Sage Leehy, Reno News and Review

“The horses were about a quarter mile away from where the trap site was,” said Annie Jantzen, photographer and coordinator of the Deer Run Wild Horse Protection Group. “A BLM [Bureau of Land Management] worker brought a bucket of grain and lured them to the trap. They just followed them. It wasn’t even hard to catch them. These are the horses that the BLM say are a safety risk.”

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, &

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

WY Continental Divide-Creston Gas Drilling Project Raises Concerns for Wild Horses

Rawlins, Wyoming (March 7, 2013)…. The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, and its coalition partner The Cloud Foundation (TCF) call for protections of wild horses in the development of the proposed Continental Divide-Creston Natural Gas Project in Wyoming

Official Records Expose Fraudulent Nature of BLM Excuses for Carson City Wild Horse Capture as Humane Society of U.S. Calls for Release of Mustangs

Carson City, Nevada – March 6, 2013 – Today, amidst calls by the Humane Society of the U.S (HSUS) for the release of a small family of wild horses captured by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) last week near Carson City, frustrated community members released information documenting the government’s false claims about the reasons for the removal of the horses.

7 Questions About Wild Horses for Interior Secretary Nominee Sally Jewell

By Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic

On Thursday on Capitol Hill, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a confirmation hearing to consider the nomination of Sally Jewell for the position of Secretary of the Interior.

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.