The Mystery of “Trooper” – What really happened to this orphan’s mother?

by Nicole Meyer

Several days ago, I wrote the post below about the orphaned foal rounded up in Calico and now housed by himself at the BLM’s Fallon holding facility. The little dark brown/bay colt has since been named “Trooper” by the horse advocates who are monitoring the situation. Since that posting, Sue Catoor, the BLM helicopter roundup […]

Calico Update: 477 horses captured. 3 Fatalities

by Nicole Meyer

On Thursday, January 7, the BLM killed another mare claiming “poor body condition.”  What the BLM claims is an “act of mercy” likely involved chasing this elder horse by helicopter for several miles at full gallop speed into the capture pens before determining that she was too old to withstand the transition to a captive […]


by Nicole Meyer

This just in: The BLM has postponed the roundup of 200 horses living in the Confusion Mountains in Utah, after the agency and the Obama Administration received thousands of emails from IDA supporters yesterday. Here’s the scoop, from IDA’s Director of Research, Eric Kleiman: This afternoon, I spoke with Eric Reid, the Wild Horse and […]

Gov’t Autopsy Reveals: BLM Ran Foal with Birth Defect to His Death – Colt’s Final Moments Filled with Terror

by Nicole Meyer

BLM Captures More Than 299 Wild Horses in First Week of Calico Roundup Scheduled To Last Two Months A necropsy (animal autopsy) report on the young foal who collapsed and died in a New Year’s Day helicopter chase shed more light on the tragedy befalling the horses of Nevada’s Calico Mountain Complex. The necropsy states […]