Will you help stop horse slaughter? — Tuesday’s Horse

H.R. 961, a bill pending in the nation’s capitol, that will ban horse slaughter and export for slaughter, has 190 cosponsors. In order to take advantage of the Consensus Calendar rule[1], we need 290 cosponsors. That’s 100 more. Will you help our horses get those critical cosponsors? Using the Consensus Calendar rule is how the horse […]

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The Greatest Threat to Public Lands is Public-Lands Ranching — Western Horse Watchers Association

Five areas were considered this week in a series of posts about the number of wild horses that have been displaced from public lands by privately owned livestock. Saylor Creek HMA – 933 Warm Springs HMA – 1,616 Devil’s Garden WHT – 1,309 Silver King HMA – 2,004 Twin Peaks HMA – 2,265 Yep, 8,127 wild horses […]

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Slaughter of U.S. horses in Canada — Tuesday’s Horse

In a phone call to the CFIA, we were told that just under 24,000 U.S. horses were slaughtered in Canada in 2018. See the overall numbers of horses slaughtered in Canadian plants for 2008 through 2016 here. Also in 2018, we found that nearly 66,000 U.S. horses were transported to Mexico for slaughter. TAKE ACTION […]

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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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Wild Mustang Advocates Say $35 Million Population Control Plan Puts Herds on a ‘Path to Extinction’ — TIME

(RENO, Nev.) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million last week for the program supported by an unprecedented…

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Wild horses are on the loose in Corolla after Dorian damaged fence, flooded grazing area — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Jeff Hampton as published on The Virginian-Pilot “We have had our hands full…” Wild horses have been roaming into the Corolla village daily ever since Hurricane Dorian flooded their habitat and damaged the fence that contains them in the north beaches. The hurricane and a subsequent rainstorm left large areas of the wild horse […]

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Controversial ‘wild horse initiative’ headed to Senate floor — Tuesday’s Horse

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million last week for the program supported by an […]

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Seasons Turning — The Wild Horses of Alberta Society

Wild horse country is alive with the colours of fall right now. With the snowfall today, it may not last too long. This is a favourite time of year to be out in the foothills either driving or riding our own horses. All the horses that we are finding are in excellent condition as they […]

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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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Urgent Call to Action – Call Senators Today to Save Our Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats The lives and freedom of America’s wild horses and burros are at stake this week on Capitol Hill. The Senate will consider the Fiscal Year 2020 Interior Appropriations Bill at a subcommittee hearing tomorrow, Tuesday September 24th and at a full committee hearing on Thursday, September 26th. This […]

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