Savagery in the Great Basin — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Katie Fite as published on CounterPunch.org The Bureau of Land Management has spent the pandemic churning out rapacious public land projects at breakneck speed. This includes egregious grazing decisions drastically increasing livestock numbers for powerful ranchers. After complaints, Idaho BLM Director John Ruhs responded that ranching was an essential service. At the same time, […]

Savagery in the Great Basin — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM AGAIN Releases Fraudulent Population Statistics for Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Grandma Gregg “BLM states biologically impossible annual wild horse population rates…” photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently posted their annual Wild Horse and Burro Herd Statistics. As in previous years, BLM’s report is full of obviously false, biologically impossible population growth data. WHY is […]

BLM AGAIN Releases Fraudulent Population Statistics for Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM to accelerate roundups and surgically sterilize America’s wild horses — Tuesday’s Horse

Wild Horse Sell Out Plan Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations awarded $21 Million to the Bureau of Land Management for the roundup, removal and long-term holding of 15,000-20,000 wild horses and burros in a single year from western public lands. Misleadingly billed as a “path forward,” this proposal is actually a path to destruction for America’s […]

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Last Push: Please Comment Now to Stop BLM’s Plans to Wipe Out 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Debbie Coffey as published on Wild Hoofbeats Comments Are Due by April 30. Please Submit Your Comments Today. Please Comment Today to Stop BLM’s Plans to Wipe Out 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horses so Privately Owned Livestock Can Run Roughshod Over Public Lands The BLM wants to remove 4,000 wild horses from four Herd […]

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D.C. District Court Rejects Challenge to BLM Wild Horse Removal Decisions — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Duane Morris LLP The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently rejected claims challenging actions by the U.S. Department of Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to remove wild horses from an area of federal land in Nevada known as the Caliente Complex. In 2008, BLM issued a resource […]

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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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