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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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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Why do our tax dollars pay to chase wild horses to death? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Opinion by Jennifer Caudill as published on the Reno Gazette Journal Thousands of horses are chased violently by helicopters into captivity in already overcrowded corrals to await a fate that, even in 2019, could end in slaughter. .. Last August in Wyoming’s Red Desert, across approximately 700,000 acres of public land federally designated as a […]

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ACTION ALERT: Comment by July 1st to save the Twin Peaks HMA’s wild horses & burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) “News” Release, claims there are about 3,500 wild horses and 600 wild burros in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area (HMA). This HMA includes 656,173 acres of BLM administered lands in Lassen County, Calif., and […]

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Feel Good Sunday: Video ~ Good Guys Save Newborn Foal — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: The Dodo “It’s Sunday and time for reflection and what better way to feel that inner glow than to witness human beings doing something right, for a change. It is moving to see humans drop everything to save an innocent but be forewarned, this particular clip may make your heart skip as these humans […]

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What’s being done about the fatal shooting of wild horses in Heber-Overgaard? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Molly Hudson, Arizona Republic “The Heber Wild Horse herd is a state and national treasure, they are the only wild horses in the state of Arizona” Since October 2018, there have been 19 documented cases of deceased horses in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, said Steve Johnson, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests spokesman. Of those, 11 horses were […]

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Marybeth Devlin hammers the BLM’s plans to rip out the ovaries of wild mares — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Below we’ve posted excerpts from wild horse & burro advocate Marybeth Devlin to the BLM regarding their plan to sterilize wild mares. Marybeth hits the nail on the head with a big hammer, and we encourage everyone to read her comments. Email: blm_or_spaystudy@blm.gov, blm_or_bu_spaystudy@blm.gov Copies: DOI, BLM National, BLM Oregon, USGS June 12, 2019 […]

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Bonnie Kohleriter debunks ASPCA’s conclusions about increasing wild horse adoptions — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

photo by Carol Walker by Bonnie Kohleriter In the proposal supported by the ASPCA, HSUS, Return to Freedom and the American Mustang Foundation, they propose helping the BLM to increase the adoptions for 45,000-60,000 wild horses and burros they want to remove from public lands in only 3 years. The ASPCA has claimed ”In 2017, Edge […]

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Free the Twins and Their Mother, A Wild Mare From Warm Springs in Oregon — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Posted by Carol Walker from WildHoofBeats.com This article is below re-posted from the Skydog Sanctuary website. This is an absolutely glaring example of how the Bureau of Land Management does not have the best interests of our wild horses at heart, and in fact is actively working toward their extinction and destruction. There is absolutely […]

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