UPDATE on BLM’s Plans to Kill and Experiment on Wild Horses

by Clare Read

  Last week, U.S. government agency, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), finally backed down on its gruesome and dangerous plan to conduct sterilization experiments on over 200 wild mares at a facility in Hines, Oregon. It would have been a great victory for the horses and all the caring people like you who acted […]


Take Action to STOP the Wild Horse Wipeout!

by Web Team

  The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro advisory board has recommended that the BLM kill over 44,000 wild horses currently in holding facilities across the U.S. We cannot let that happen. Please act urgently to ensure the biggest horse slaughter in history does not go ahead. The BLM has mis-managed public […]


In Defense of Animals Slams Government Plans for Wild Horse Wipe-out

by Fleur Dawes

IN DEFENSE OF ANIMALS SLAMS GOVERNMENT PLANS FOR WILD HORSE WIPE-OUT Biggest horse slaughter in history will be funded by taxpayers CONTACT: Clare Read 541-362-8097 Fleur Dawes +44 751-582-1141 Elko, Nevada (September 10, 2016) – In Defense of Animals has slammed the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro advisory board […]


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 […]


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, […]


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, 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 […]