Holding; Rock Springs — Wild Horse Education

The Jail at Rock Springs, Wyoming: by Cathy Ceci Traveling around the Western states, we’ve had some great opportunities to check on some of the BLM wild horse holding facilities. Some real life, true story, visits. Rock Springs Corrals in Wyoming, where they can handle up to 800 wild horses and burros, primarily from Wyoming’s herd […]

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In support of wild horses

We just wish to remind all of our supporters of our upcoming fundraising banquet. All monies raised goes into our work to save and rescue wild horses that need help. A lot of work still needs to be done to assure that the wild horses of Alberta can remain forever wild and free in the […]

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US Court Overturns Round-Up of Wild Horses in Oregon

as published on USNews.com A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated environmental law by conducting an emergency round-up of wild horses in eastern Oregon because the agency did not fully consider the impact of its actions. A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated […]

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The lives of over 45,000 Wild Horses remain at risk

Source: wildhoofbeats.com by Carol J. Walker, Director Of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation I want to personally thank all of you who called, emailed, faxed, wrote and met with your Senators and Representatives on behalf of our wild horses and burros before the Spending Bill was passed last week. Congress did maintain protections for […]

via The Lives of More Than 45,000 Wild Horses Are Still at Risk as Congress Waits for the Bureau of Land Management’s Plan — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM to Postpone National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting

BLM PRESS RELEASE: BLM to Postpone National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. – The Bureau of Land Management today announced that it was postponing its National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting scheduled for March 27-28 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The meeting was delayed when one of its members threatened […]

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The sad state of wildlife protection in the US: Case in point – wild horses

photo: Carol Walker Source: Salon.com Activists: Government plan to kill wild horses is all a profit scheme Trump’s Interior Secretary has some ugly plans for America’s wild animals by Matthew Rozsa Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has raised red flags for a number of reasons during his short tenure. He seems to care less about protecting America’s national […]

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Wild Horse Education

Velma Johnston (Wild Horse Annie) and the footsteps of some of those that began this fight. March is Women’s history month. We honor some of the early pioneers of wild horse and burro advocacy. Velma Bronn Johnston (often referenced, Johnson) (March 5, 1912 — June 27, 1977) was a main voice responsible for gaining federal jurisdiction […]

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So Much Snow — The Wild Horses of Alberta Society

Winter is not letting up in wild horse country. Temperatures are consistently cold and the snow is accumulating. This yearling has found some grass under the pine trees and the horses are starting to have to roam quite a bit in order to find sufficient feed. This stallion sought shelter and feed under a mature […]

via So Much Snow — The Wild Horses of Alberta Society

Winter’s Hardships

Winter weather has enveloped wild horse country along with the cold tempatures and the snow has really started to accumulate. As the snow pack deepens it becomes more challenging for all the wildlife including the wild horses. Using their broad hooves, they must dig through the snow to find forage. In conditions like this […]

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