Legislation

NATIONAL WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADVISORY BOARD TO MEET IN BOISE AND WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet July 9-11 in Boise, Idaho, and October 29-31 in Washington, D.C. The Board will discuss the pressing challenges of wild horse and burro management, including the number of unadopted and unsold animals in BLM facilities and the effects of overpopulation on public lands.  


AWHC Releases Statement in Response to Cruel and Inhumane Proposal

Plan is dangerous and deadly to wild horses and costly to American taxpayers

Reno, NV. (30 May 2019) -- This week policymakers, land management specialists, horse advocates, and others gathered for the Wild Horse Summit in Reno, Nevada. The conference, known by many as the ‘Slaughter Summit’ is advancing a request backed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association which spends millions on outdated, ineffective, and massive roundups and removals of American wild horses.


House Approps Committee Approves Legislation to Begin Implementation of Dangerous Plan for Wild Horse Management

Wild Horse/Animal Protection Groups Seek Changes to Avoid Mass Removals and Ensure Humane Management


60 Stakeholders Oppose Cruel, Costly Wild Horse and Burro Round-Up Plan

Animal Wellness Action, The Cloud Foundation and American Wild Horse Campaign, Joined by 60 Stakeholders in Opposing Cruel, Costly Massive Wild Horse and Burro Round-Up Plan

The plan, still short on details, would cost taxpayers a billion dollars and depopulate many parts of the West of these iconic animals


64 House Members Take Stand Against CA Mustang Slaughter

Washington, DC (May 6, 2019) … The nation’s largest wild horse protection organization, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) today commended Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) for spearheading a bipartisan sign on letter calling on the U.S.