by Craig Downer as published on HorseTalk On September 26, the US Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for the massive reduction of America’s last and relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. Through an arrogant, misleading and hyped misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich and Dirt Poor, traditional wild […]

via Is the latest Wild Horse plan really “a path forward”? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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Published by Carol Walker on Wild Hoofbeats The lives and freedom of America’s wild horses and burros are at stake this week on Capitol Hill. The Senate will consider the Fiscal Year 2020 Interior Appropriations Bill at a subcommittee hearing tomorrow, Tuesday September 24th and at a full committee hearing on Thursday, September 26th. This […]

via Urgent Call to Action – Call Senators Today to Save Our Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Kari Pugh as published on OBXToday.com Several of the northern Outer Banks wild mustangs, and their friend Raymond the mule, have been spotted during and following Hurricane Dorian, and everybody appears unscathed. “Every horse we’ve seen has been fine,” Meg Puckett, herd manager for the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, said Saturday afternoon.”No reason to […]

via ‘Butts to the wind’ works! Outer Banks wild horses appear fine after hurricane — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Suzanne Roy as published on The Sacramento Bee “The prospect that California mustangs could be sold for slaughter by the federal agency charged with protecting them has sparked widespread outrage…” Many Western states, including California, are debating how to manage America’s wild horse and burro populations. On one side, you have powerful livestock interests that have […]

via California’s wild horses are under attack. Will we protect them from slaughter? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

News provided by Canadian Horse Defence Coalition A Nanos Poll was taken across Canada in June 2019 by Ottawa, ON lobbying firm, The Parliamentary Group. Findings show that over two-thirds of Canadians say they are uncomfortable or somewhat uncomfortable with the export of horse meat from Canada for human consumption. Nearly seven in ten Canadians […]

via Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter According to New Nanos Poll — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by R.T. Fitch Perhaps I may need to consider calling such interludes “Look Back Sundays” as contemporary computer apps, such as Amazon Prime Photos and Facebook, are relentless in sending messages like,”You have memories with Terry Fitch from 7 years ago today”, or “See what you were doing on this day in 2012” and being […]

via Feel Good Sunday: Video ~ Mongolian Wild Horses (Takhi), Hustai National Park — Straight from the Horse’s Heart