Source: Over 20 horses have been rescued from an illegal slaughtering farm in South Florida by a local rescue operation. According to the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, a complaint saying a horse was quote “in distress” and couldn’t get up as well as buzzards and horse bones scattered across the ground had led to […]

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An open letter from Ginger Kathrens of the Cloud Foundation Dear friends, As many of you know, I’ve been documenting the lives of the Pryor Mustangs for a very long time. In 1994 I had a chance encounter with the stunning black stallion, Raven. A year later Raven and his family brought their newborn colt […]

via Cloud’s Herd Faces An Uncertain Future — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats The Bureau of Land Management is developing a new Resource Management Plan in Wyoming and has an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed changes to the management of four wild horse herds in Wyoming: Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, Great Divide Basin and White Mountain. The BLM’s proposed […]

via Please Comment Today Against the Destruction of 40% of Wyoming’s Wild Horse Herds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Lily Feinn as published on The Dodo “It was just the most beautiful thing.” No one at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) corral had ever seen twins before. But when they checked on Elsa one morning, a wild horse who had recently come to the corral after a roundup, they discovered two little […]

via Feel Good Sunday: Wild Horse Mom Is So Excited To See The Babies She Thought She’d Lost Forever — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Mark Price as published on The News Observer The Outer Banks hold countless dangers for unsuspecting visitors, from sharks to rattlesnakes, but none compares to the wild horses in February It’s their mating season, a time when seasoned stallions are known to stand on two legs, throwing punches like boxers. They bite, too. “Wild […]

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By Dalton LaFerney Las Vegas Review-Journal Authorities (contractors) have completed the removal of 1,716 “excess” wild horses in Nevada and Utah, according to the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM gathered the horses from herd management areas in Lincoln County in Nevada and Iron and Beaver counties in Utah. The roundup, which began Jan. 16, ended on Tuesday, according […]

via More than 1,700 wild horses removed from Nevada-Utah ranges — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: March 16 is the deadline for public comment on the fate of the Heber Wild Horses Last week, the Forest Service released its proposed management plan for the Heber Wild Horse Territory. It includes plans to limit the horses’ range to 21 square miles. The surrounding Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest covers more than 43 thousand […]

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