Urgent Alert! Wild Horses Need You to Call Congress Today to Stop Sterilized Herds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: wildhoofbeats.com America’s Wild Horses and Burros urgently need your help today to save them from Sterilization and Eradication by Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations just announced that a Joint House and Senate Conference Committee meeting will take place tomorrow, September 13th, to begin discussions […]

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BLM Backs Down On Removing Horses From Pryor Mountain — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: The Cloud Foundation Temporary Retraining Order prevents September 2 Trapping and Removal COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Susan P. Watters, United States District Judge, has ruled in favor of Ginger Kathrens and the Cloud Foundation in their efforts to protect the small Pryor Mountain mustang herd from capture and removal stating, “Plaintiffs’ application for TRO […]

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Critics Say ‘Whoa’ to Federal Moves to Rein in Wild Horses — Wild Horse Education

Critics Say ‘Whoa’ to Federal Moves to Rein in Wild Horses By Dan Ross on September 6, 2018 Wild horses have long been an evocative symbol of the American West. When wild horses and burros were threatened with extinction nearly 50 years ago, Congress rode to the rescue with a law providing broad protections. Horse numbers have soared, however, along […]

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Rob Sharp thanks 6 government employees for commenting as “BLMOREGON” under BLM Oregon’s ovariectomy via colpotomy youtube video — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

This practice is downright medieval and barbaric.  If you care at all about animals and animal welfare, please read the information below and do what you can to support wild horse advocates in their efforts to stand up to the Bureau of Land Management and put an end to this cruel and totally unnecessary sterilization practice.

After BLM Oregon posted this youtube video showing Dr. Leon Pielstick performing an ovariectomy via colpotomy on a “previously wild” mare, Rob Sharp, a Supervisory Wild Horse & Burro Specialist for the BLM’s Burns District in Oregon, sent the following email to 6 government employees (5 work for the BLM and one works for the Dept. […]

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Breaking News: CSU Withdraws from BLM’s Gruesome Sterilization Study of Wild Mares — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: wildhoofbeats.com Colorado State University Withdraws from BLM’s Gruesome Sterilization Experimental Study of Warm Springs Herd Wild Mares by Carol Walker, Director of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation Colorado State University just announced that they are “withdrawing our partnership on the surgical spaying of mares. The project is led by the Bureau of Land […]

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Letter of Concern: Kill Buyers and Fake Rescues send Fort Polk Horses to Slaughter Auction — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Pegasus Equine Guardian Association In light of recent events regarding the Fort Polk Horses ending up at the Thompson horse lot by way of a suspected shadow organization posing as a rescue, Meridian Falls Ranch, the following letter of concern, dated August 3, 2018, was sent to all parties involved the in horse removal […]

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#WildHorses; #WeekendUpdate — Wild Horse Education

Sunday August 5, 2018 Last week was another ride on the political roller coaster of public land management. Multiple bills, including spending bills, moved through Congress; some can maintain a status quo and some lose dangerous ground. Emergency removals with drought underpinnings are being added to the regular BLM schedule. Wildfires continue to rage as […]

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Corrupt Ryan Zinke and His Interior Department’s ‘Monumental’ Screw-Up: ‘BradCast’ 8/3/2018 — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: TheBradBlog Guest: Aaron Weiss of Center for Western Priorities On today’s BradCast: It’s kind of amazing that Trump’s wildly corrupt Interior Dept. Secretary Ryan Zinke is still in office. Now that the EPA’s Scott Pruitt is gone, and Interior just accidentally released a whole bunch of revealing information, maybe Zinke is a bit closer […]

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Horse Slaughter Loving Interior Secretary’s Latest Microbrewery Denial is a Howler — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Aaron WeissMedia Director | Center for Western Priorities | Twitter: @aweiss Ryan Zinke’s claims of ignorance are undermined by his own emails Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is attempting to deflect attention from the growing scandal around a development deal involving him, his wife Lola, and David Lesar, the chairman of oil services giant Halliburton — by claiming ignorance. […]

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Good News for Wild Horses — but There’s Still Work to Do! — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Update from RTF By a vote of 92-6, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday handed a win to wild and domestic horses by approving a Fiscal Year 2019 “mini-bus” appropriations package that included protective language for wild horses and burros as well as an anti-slaughter provision. Our work is far from over, however. That’s because the […]

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