Sources: Down to Earth and others The US Senate recently approved $35 million for the ‘Path Forward’ initiative that critics say will wipe out America’s famed wild equines and open public lands to federally subsidized, cattle farming The move is primarily supported by the powerful American cattle and livestock lobby. This group wants to open […]

via America’s Welfare Cattle Industry could Obliterate its Wild Mustangs

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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 […]

via De Facto Wild Equine Extinction Plan — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By LOUIS SAHAGUN as published on The LATimes.com “It is one of the largest killings of its kind on public land managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management…” More than 40 wild burros have been found shot and killed along the Interstate 15 near the Nevada state line, Federal officials said on Friday, and they’ve offered […]

via More than 40 wild burros slaughtered in the Southern California desert; reward offered — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Carol Walker Director of Field Documentation for Wild Horse Freedom Federation We won our lawsuit to prevent the gruesome sterilization experiments that the BLM proposed conducting on 100 mares from the Warm Springs HMA, which is almost 500,000 acres. I, American Wild Horse Campaign, the Cloud Foundation and Animal Welfare Institute blocked the study […]

via ACTION ALERT: Please Comment by March 17 to Save the Wild Horses and Burros of Warm Springs in Oregon — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

THIS BLOG TAKING A HOLIDAY BREAK…

until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board meeting in Salt Lake City concluded today, and once again, this Advisory Board voted to recommend that the BLM kill large numbers of wild horses & burros, and to sell other wild horses & burros without restriction (including international sales and adoptions) […]

via BLM’s National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board votes again to kill many wild horses & burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart