America’s Wild and Wondrous Burros are in Peril — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Mary Koncel & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Among the most amazing animals of the desert are wild burros. Yet in the past three years, the Bureau of Land Management has removed more than 5,000 of them from their federally designated habitat. This year, it’s ratcheting up the assault. photo by […]

America’s Wild and Wondrous Burros are in Peril — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Standing Up for Wild Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Charlotte Roe Black Mountain Herd – photo by Marjorie Farabee The Deportation Playbook The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WFRHBA) of 1971 directs federal agencies to preserve wild burros and horses as an “integral part” of the public lands on which they roamed in 1971 in order to halt their precipitous decline. DOI’s […]

Standing Up for Wild Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Ginger Kathrens & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Environmental travesties are on the rise, many obscured by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest ones will soon be taken up by Congress. In its long-overdue report to Congress, the Bureau of Land Management proposes capturing and removing 220,000 wild horses and burros over 10 years to achieve […]

via The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: AWHC Monday, the House and Senate unveiled an agreement on the fiscal year 2020 spending legislation. The final bill rejects the efforts of bipartisan lawmakers to prevent federal funds from being allocated toward cruel sterilization surgeries and accelerated roundups. The vast majority of Americans, from both parties, oppose these surgeries and roundups. But, this […]

via Congress Rejects Bipartisan Effort to Protect Wild Horses & Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Carol Walker as published on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a Scoping Document with a 30 day public comment period on 5 of the largest wild horse herds in Wyoming: Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin, White Mountain and Little Colorado. I have been visiting, observing and […]

via Bureau of Land Management Plots the Absolute Destruction of 5 Wild Horse Herds in Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Jonathan Thompson as published on The Jackson Hole News & Guide “This scourge ‘wreaks havoc’ everywhere it goes…” (SFTTH Editor’s Note: Please reference Craig Downer‘s work which verifies that wild equids indeed improve and upgrade the land on which they roam.) In mid-October, William Perry Pendley, the acting director of the Bureau of Land […]

via BLM Boss’s Wild Horse fixation distracts from the real threats to Public Land — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

An open letter by equine advocate Charlotte Roe Fellow Wild Equid advocates, fans and partners; While the nation is riveted on impeachment hearings a vital part of our nation’s history is being threatened for its very survival. We can’t, won’t let up on this challenge. The BLM just rounded up 295 of the treasured Challis wild […]

via Countering BLM’s Extinction Plan, the Scapegoating of Wild Equids, and Equine Slaughter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart