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