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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It’s All About the Tag; #wildhorses — Wild Horse Education

On the range the extent of analysis of impacts to wild horses from profit driven interests is lines on a map showing a border of a Herd Management Area (HMA) and a population survey number. The population survey number is invalid; it compares old inventory methods with new ones. The boundary lines of the HMA […]

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Thoughts of My Heart in the Face of a Rising Storm — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

“We are going to do something a little different for ‘Feel Good Sunday’, today. Over the past several weeks many long time advocates have contacted me with intense care and concern regarding the future safety and welfare of our wild equines, including the issue of predatory horse slaughter which also affects our domestic horses and donkeys. Many of these advocates we have known for years and you can hear the tension an desperation in their words, we echo the same emotions. My pat answer is that we can’t give up, we simply cannot turn our backs and slink back into the mass of lemmings that know not what is going on around them. We have seen the brutality, witnessed the cruelty and heard all of the lies so we are forever changed and committed to do what is right, what is just, and what is in alignment with the circle of life. We will fight on…and today, for Feel Good Sunday, our longtime friend and fellow advocate, Biologist Robert C. Bauer so eloquently pens our mutual thoughts and shares them with us, this day. Today we will not publish laughs and frivolity, instead we will speak from the heart and hold each other closely as we tighten our cinches for another week of battle. Be at peace, my friends, as you do not fight alone…we are an army of thousands on a crusade of compassion and caring. In the end; good shall win over evil. Feel GOOD this Sunday!” ~ R.T.

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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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Killing Thousands of Animals in Conservation’s Name – The Atlantic

by Emma Marris – The Atlantic (via MSN)

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The desert of south-central Australia is crenellated with sandstone hills in shades of ivory, crimson, and apricot. The ground is littered with dead trees and tree limbs, big hunks of transparent mica, dried cow dung, and thousands of stone spearheads and blades made by the Aboriginal people who lived here for tens of thousands of years — and live here still. Around the few water holes are the doglike tracks of dingoes, wild canines that were brought to Australia thousands of years ago and are now the country’s top predators.

I have come to the Evelyn Downs ranch, on the famously remote highway between Adelaide and Alice Springs, to meet Arian Wallach, a conservationist who thinks there is too much killing in conservation. Wallach has come to this massive 888-square-mile ranch because it is one of the few places in Australia where people aren’t actively killing wild animals. Tough, outback Herefords share the landscape with kangaroos, wild horses, wild donkeys, camels, emus, cats, foxes, native rodents, dingoes, and very large antediluvian-looking reptiles called perenties. Of the animals on this list, dingoes, cats, foxes, horses, camels, and donkeys are all killed in large numbers throughout Australia — but not here. Wallach has convinced the owners to experiment with a more hands-off approach.

This is a fascinating and important article on wildlife conservation and protection.  Read the full article here.

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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What happens to NC’s wild horses when a major hurricane like Florence hits? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: newsobserver.com A filly was born to North Carolina’s wild horse herd in Corolla on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. She’s pictured here with her mother. Cathy Forgnone BY ABBIE BENNETT North Carolina coastal residents are evacuating or battening down ahead of Hurricane Florence — at least the human ones. The wild horses that make their […]

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Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society takes legal action to save Canada’s wild horses (wildies) — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society Alberta’s Free Roaming Horses Society and have just begun legal action against the Alberta Provincial Government for, what appears to be, a violation of their Statutes and Regulations with regards to capturing and removing the wild horses from Public Lands. They have been gathering documentation from Freedom of Information Requests […]

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