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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Wild horses need our voices; Cloud call to action — Tuesday’s Horse

URGENT CALL TO ACTION Please join The Cloud Foundation with us. Call your U.S. Senators using the following script. If no one answers, please leave a voicemail. Script: 1. Hello, my name is ____________ and I live in _______________. My phone # is ______________. (Give all that info upfront for simplicity) 2. I am asking […]

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Action Alert: Contact Congress Now to Save Our Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Carol Walker and published on Wild Hoofbeats The time for you to take action and help is right now, on #WildHorseWeek. by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The disastrous proposal, called “The Path Forward” which is being pushed by the National Cattleman’s Association, Humane Society of United States, American […]

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Protect Public Lands and the Wild Onaqui Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Charlotte Roe | Special to The Tribune By law, the Onaqui horses are a protected wildlife species, an important cultural resource, an integral part of the ecosystem. In the Skull Valley, in Utah’s West Desert, a band of wild horses grazes peacefully. The sand and mountains echo their many colors. Fans of the Onaqui wild horses […]

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Do you care? or do you not… — Wilderness – Mustangs

Yes it is a direct question; perhaps more clarification on what I’m asking for will help you out. Do you care if Wild Horses and Burros retain their protections as American icons of the West?. Think about this carefully as if you answer Yes to this question, you will have many sleepless nights, perhaps tears […]

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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 […]

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

De Facto Wild Equine Extinction Plan — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

An open letter from Charlotte Roe Wild Equid Partners and Friends, 1. Stopping the Path Backward: Very shortly, the Senate Appropriations Committee will consider funding a plan for the de facto extermination of wild horses and burros that the National Cattlemen’s Association and allies aim to ram through Congress. The plan would cut wild equine herd […]

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Wild horse dies after trying to go through barbed wire on the Outer Banks — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: WITN.com “A veterinarian determined that his leg couldn’t be treated …” COROLLA, N.C. (WITN) – A wild horse on the Outer Banks had to be put down late last week. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund posted pictures to its Facebook page of Joaquin, who was a young stallion and well-known in the Swan Beach area. […]

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Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll — Tuesday’s Horse

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ – When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they’d like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. “Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition […]

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How BLM “researches” their Wild Horse and Burro Usage Data — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The “welfare ranchers” on public lands whine and blame the wild horses & burros for eating too much forage, but the bigger problem is that the Bureau of Land Management turns a blind eye to the impacts of privately owned livestock grazing on public lands. This article by Grandma Gregg rings true today. by Grandma […]

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