The latest move to control US wild horse populations involves rounding up and spaying mares before returning them to the wild.
The U.S. Forest Service has announced a roundup of 200 wild horses in a mountainous area northwest of Las Vegas is set to begin May 10, 2018.
News broke recently that the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board had recommended euthanizing 45,000 wild horses and burros being held in government holding facilities throughout the United States. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has since responded to the public outcry, and wants to clarify that they do not […]
The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted to recommend euthanasia of all unadopted wild horses and burros now in government holding facilities throughout the United States. In response, Humane Society of the United States Senior Vice President of Programs & Innovations Holly Hazard, said: “The decision of the BLM advisory […]
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must answer why they allowed hundreds of wild mustangs to be sold for slaughter over a four-year period. It has come to light that the BLM sold nearly 1,800 horses to Colorado rancher Tom Davis, between 2008 and 2012, who resold most of the horses for slaughter. The BLM […]
On March 24th, a coalition of animal and environmental groups filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the U.S. Forest Service from eliminating thousands of acres of protected territory and rounding up as much as 80% of the wild horses in the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Territory […]