Lawsuit Targets Zinke’s Secretive Program Undermining Wildlife Protection — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

“We’ve already seen Zinke put politics over science in Endangered Species Act decisions, from the Pacific walrus in Alaska to boreal toads in Colorado,” WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act protection to imperiled species like the Pacific walrus. Today’s lawsuit, […]

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Breaking News! Wild Mare Spay Experiment Has Been Abandoned by BLM — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Breaking News! Today we heard from our attorneys that the BLM has abandoned the wild mare spay experiment in Oregon. This was very welcome news – last week on Friday a Federal judge ruled in favor of our Preliminary Injunction, halting the cruel and dangerous overiectomy via colpotomy experiments until our case could be […]

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Devils Garden Roundup Winding Down, Adoption Push Gearing Up — Wild Horse Education

Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory (WHT) is located just north of Alturas California. The WHT is made up of 300,000 acres of Forest Service (USFS) land and 8,300 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. This page will be updated daily while our observers are at the operation. 11/1: approximately 19 wild horses were […]

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Federal Judge Stops Inhumane Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Carol Walker as posted on Wild Horse Freedom Federation Federal Judge Stops BLM from Conducting Inhumane Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments Portland, OR (Nov. 2, 2018) — U.S. District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman today issued a preliminary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from proceeding with controversial experiments to surgically remove […]

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Warm Springs update: 226 wild horses captured, 8 dead as sterilization study nears — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: RTF BLM intends to remove about 652 wild horses from the 475,460-acre Warm Springs Herd Management Area… The Bureau of Land Management has captured 226 wild horses and six burros and eight animals have died during the first three days of a helicopter roundup preceding a planned sterilization study of about 100 wild mares. […]

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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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