Tag Archive for mustangs

AMERICA’S WILD HORSES AND BURROS MUST MAKE A COMEBACK!

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By Craig C. Downer, PART I INTRODUCTION: The living world of Nature has always called to me, and perhaps never in purer tones than when a child. My family lived in the country surrounded by wilderness, and with this fascinating,…

Cloud Foundation Issue Plea for White Mountain and Little Colorado Horses

Help Save the White Mountain and Little Colorado Wild Horse Herds! Comment on BLM’s Plan to Sterilize Mares! Deadline: Thursday, January 14th Dear Friends of our Wyoming Wild Horses; BLM is planning to sterilize the mares in the White Mountain Herd Management Area. . .unless we can…

Public demands protection for wild horses in Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado

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Nearly 9,000 letters delivered to National Park Service Durango, CO (January 11, 2016) . . . On Friday, the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign submitted official public comments to the Mesa Verde National Park urging protection of the historic population…

Year End BLM Stats Paint Picture of Abandonment and Misery

  Lisa Norman Here’s where OUR mustangs went: Weekly total horse exports US to Mexico 12/19/2015 according to USDA: Slaughter horses 2,342 Breeding males 92 Breeding females 133 Geldings 38 Burro/Mule/Pony 40 Total horses 2,645 Weekly total horse exports US…

Fort Polk Creates Danger to Horses and Humans

KISATCHIE, LA – According to the Army nearly 700 horses roam an area of Louisiana that falls under the jurisdiction of the military base at Fort Polk. They are claiming the horses pose a threat to the safety of military personnel…

Wild Horse Advocates Oppose Roundup

BURNS, OREGON (Citizens Against Equine Slaughter) – The treasure of wild and beautiful Spanish horses that have been gracing Harney County for years are being harassed and dangerously herded by helicopter and removed from their mountain homeland and families forever, unnecessarily.…

Guest Column: Not Necessarily the Opinion of Horseback Magazine

  Craig P. Huffhines As we all know, horse processing in the United States is not a black and white issue, so I want to take this week’s 440 to update you on the latest information. Once again, the Safeguard…

Activists ‘Charge Fed Agency Would Wipe Out Wild Horses

With reference to http://wildhorsepreservation.org/media/wild-horse-advocates-critical-blm-announcement-regarding-new-research-curb-wild-horse, and the NAS recommendations NOT to implement any methods of population growth control that alter the natural behavior: Why is BLM still pushing for permanent sterilization which will wipe out our horses ? Why, when the public…

OPINION: Courtney Advises the BLM

It is clearly established that BLM must find different, more humane management tactics. Every year, during Advisory Board meetings, this was discussed and claims were made to be more humane, work more transparently with the public, and mostly, find better conservation…