BLM’s Final Solution for One Third of Wyoming’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management just announced plans to destroy three wild herds of horses in the Checkerboard Area of Wyoming’s Red Desert. These wild horses are federally protected and living on 2 million acres in southeastern Wyoming. The proposed Resource Management Plan would zero out the Salt […]

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Stopping Wild Horse Slaughter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Patch Contributor Protecting a National Treasure This year I was principal co-author of AB 128 (Gloria), which requires any person purchasing a horse at auction, many of which are rounded up on public lands, to sign a sworn statement that the animal won’t be sold for slaughter. Since 1971, federal law […]

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Listen to BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting — Tuesday’s Horse

The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting is happening right now in DC. AWHC team members are onsite. Listen in live: https://t.co/NoOm4rDnSE pic.twitter.com/F772N3E0qx — AWHC (@FreeWildHorses) October 30, 2019 It’s going on now. Today and tune in again tomorrow.

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Stand-in BLM boss: Solving wild horse problem will take $5 billion, 15 years — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Scott Sonner Source: multiple and unedited William Perry Pendley says the agency adopted out more than 7,000 mustangs and burros captured last year — the most in 15 years It will take $5 billion and 15 years to get an overpopulation of wild horses under control on federal lands across the West, the acting […]

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Saylor Creek Horses Get Short End of Stick — Western Horse Watchers Association

Earlier this week the BLM said that some of the wild horses at Saylor Creek HMA would be removed because there are too many of them. Let’s take a look at the numbers. The HMA covers 101,858 acres in southern Idaho. The AML is 50, yielding an aimed-at population density of 0.5 wild horses per […]

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Government Sellout: Wild Horses and Burros are the Canaries in the Mine — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by R.T. Fitch ~ President and Co-Founder of Wild Horse Freedom Federation “We STILL speak for the voiceless…” My apologies, I have been silent the past 48 hours as I attempted to digest the tornado of misinformation and lawlessness that has a death grip on the throat of our, obviously, inept federal government. The paralyzing, […]

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Trump Administration is moving 49 BLM staffers to Reno. Nevada lawmakers don’t know why — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by James DeHaven, Reno Gazette Journal Lawmakers feel White House left them out of the loop Is it a reorganization or a dismantling? That’s the question increasingly puzzling western congressional delegates as President Donald Trump pushes ahead with an extensive shakeup at the Bureau of Land Management. The administration’s plan, first debuted in July, would […]

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The Bureau of Land Management’s extensive planning to send America’s Wild Horses to Guyana — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has been making plans to send America’s wild horses & burros overseas for over two years, with very little, if any, transparency about their activities to the American public. I spoke with Holle’ Waddell, the BLM […]

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Critic Who Argued for Selling Off Public Lands Picked as New Head of Bureau of Land Management — KTLA

An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration’s top steward over nearly a quarter-billion federally controlled acres, raising new questions about the administration’s intentions for vast Western ranges and other lands roamed by hunters, hikers and wildlife. Interior Secretary David…

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