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Urgent: Stop Wild Horse Experiments

by Lisa Levinson

  Your action is urgently needed to prevent the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) plans to conduct cruel and unethical sterilization experiments on wild horses this spring, including painful and life-threatening surgeries on pregnant mares and young fillies in non-sterile environments. The timing is critical. BLM will publish its Decision Record and Finding of No […]

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Stop Wild Horse Wipeout in Wyoming

by Ryan Murphy

  The existence of wild horses in the US is in jeopardy. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is at it again, continuing to support the interests of ranchers, and its latest plans involve rounding up horses in Wyoming’s Checkerboard lands. The 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act requires that the BLM remove wild […]

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Colorado Rancher Illegally Kills 1,794 Wild Horses

by Ryan Murphy

  Last October, a report surfaced which shows that a Colorado rancher and livestock hauler purchased 1,794 wild horses and willingly and illegally sold each of these magnificent wild animals to suffer a brutal death at slaughterhouses in Mexico. The rancher, Tom Davis, bought the horses through the Wild Horse and Burro Program, administered by […]

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Arizona’s Salt River Wild Horses Are Safe

by Rhona Melsky

  Please Thank U.S. Forest Service Earlier this month, the Salt River Wild Horses of Arizona were in danger of being wiped off the face of the earth, along with their new born foals, one of whom was born very recently. The horses live in the Tonto National Forest on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona, […]

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Grenada County Horses Rescued from Certain Death

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grenada County Horses Rescued from Certain Death Contact: Doll Stanley, 662-809-4483, doll@idausa.org Grenada, Miss. (September 18, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) in Grenada, Mississippi, rescued eight severely emaciated horses in Grenada County on Tuesday. HAS received a report of […]

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Convictions in Two Horrific Animal Cruelty Cases Overshadowed by Court’s Sentencing Limits

by Eric Phelps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doll Stanley, 662-809-4483, doll@idausa.org Convictions in Two Horrific Animal Cruelty Cases Overshadowed by Court’s Sentencing Limits  Grenada, Miss. (April 21, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, won convictions last week in two horrific animal cruelty investigations. On […]

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In Defense of Animals Granted Seizure Order to Rescue Seventeen Starving Horses

by Eric Phelps

Grenada, Miss. (February 25, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, has been granted permission to act as agent of the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department in the seizure of a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. The entire herd will be […]

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In Defense of Animals is Aiding Seventeen Starving Horses in Yalobusha County

by Eric Phelps

In Defense of Animals is Aiding Seventeen Starving Horses in Yalobusha County Grenada, Miss. (February 19, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA), the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, is seeking aid with its effort to save a herd of seventeen starving Yalobusha County horses. IDA learned the […]