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Administration Takes Aim at Laws Protecting Wild Horses and Burros

Published on Aug 23, 2018

The Trump Administration is proposing a significant weakening of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the first major federal environmental law ever enacted that serves as the basis for sound, fair, and transparent protections for our environment. (You can watch a video explaining NEPA...

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BLM's 2018 Summer Roundups

Published on Aug 22, 2018
Upcoming Roundups Muddy Creek HMA
  • Start Date: September 11, 2018
  • Reason: Utah/BLM State Agreement
  • Method: Helicopter Roundup

The Bureau of Land Management Price Field Office began  a wild horse removal at the Muddy...

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We’re Fighting BLM Roundup Cruelty: Here’s How

Published on Aug 17, 2018

We share people’s anger and frustration about the continued abuse of wild horses in BLM roundups, and we want you to know what we are doing about it, with your continued support and participation.

1. Spreading awareness

The roundups...

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Senate Passes Omnibus Bill, Protects Wild Horses

Published on Aug 2, 2018

August 1, 2018 ... Yesterday, the Senate passed a “minibus” spending bill to fund the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other agencies. The bill maintains protections for wild horses against killing and slaughter and does not contain dangerous House provisions authorizing mass sterilization....

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BLM’s New Sale Policy Sets Up “Excess” Wild Horses and Burros for Slaughter

Published on Jul 31, 2018

Will the federal government join the U.S. quarter horse industry as one of the top suppliers of American horses to slaughter plants in Mexico and Canada? It could be well on its way, thanks to a new Bureau of Land Management (BLM) policy that allows the sale of up to 25 federally protected wild...

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Summer Roundups Underway

Published on Jul 30, 2018

We are currently in the middle of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) summer roundup season. Signaling its intent for America's wild herds, the agency has increased capacity to hold horses at its short term holding pens -- which now have...

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5 Ways to Help the Fish Springs Wild Horses

Published on Jul 11, 2018

The BLM Carson City District Office is planning to permanently 44 of the Fish Springs wild horses from their homes on the range. Proud stallions like Blondie, Samson and Blue will lose their families, loving mares will be separated from their foals and the dramatic...

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Get Informed: What BLM is Proposing for Wild Mares in Oregon

Published on Jul 11, 2018

By Brieanah Schwartz, AWHC Government Relations and Policy Counsel

The Bureau of Land Management’s Burns District Office is accepting public comments on an Environmental Assessment for the Spay Feasibility and On-Range Behavioral Outcomes Assessment and Warm Springs HMA Population...

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Equine Vets Needed to Speak up for Humane Wild Horse Management

Published on Jul 5, 2018
Reach Out to Your Horse Vet Today! 

If you have a horse in your life, then chances are you also have a relationship with at least one equine veterinarian. We need you to contact him/her ASAP!

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) – the professional...

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Introducing Shiloh – The Mustang Who Inspired Me to Become a Wild Horse Advocate

Published on Jun 26, 2018

By Bailey Prasad

Hello again, everyone. If you read my last post about who I am and how I became interested in the plight of the wild horse population, you may recall that I am the first Youth Leader of the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC). I began my wild horse journey a few...

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Senate Says No to Sterilization, but House Says Yes

Published on Jun 15, 2018

On June 15, 2018, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously passed Fiscal Year 2019 Interior Appropriations legislation that maintains prohibitions on killing and slaughter of our wild horses and burros and does not...

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Capitol Hill and America's Horses: Summer 2018 Update

Published on Jun 1, 2018

(June 22, 2018) Congress returned from the Memorial Day recess and, among other things, turned its attention to the Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Process. (The fiscal year begins on October 1, so Congress must pass spending legislation by September 30 in order to keep the government...

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