News and Noteworthy

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Horses change lives in 'The Mustang': Robert Redford’s new movie brings together an inmate and the horse who changes his life Read more about "The Mustang" and RTF's contributions to the film here. As published by Horse Illustrated Horses are incredible teachers. Those of us who live with them already ... Read More
March 16, 2019Cory Golden
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As published by E&E News The Bureau of Land Management has pulled the plug on a wild horse and burro policy that animal rights advocates worried would make it easier to sell the animals for slaughter. The internal BLM policy allowed any individual or group to buy up to 25 horses ... Read More
March 15, 2019Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation today credited the Bureau of Land Management for rescinding a 2018 wild horse and burro sales policy change that opened the door even wider for kill buyers to purchase these horses en masse for slaughter. The 2018 change had allowed a single buyer to ... Read More
March 14, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday announced $1,000 incentives for qualified adopters of captured wild horses and burros. For each animal, qualified adopters will receive $500 within 60 days of the adoption date, then another $500 within 60 days ... Read More
March 12, 2019Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management captured and removed more of America's wild horses from the range in Fiscal Year 2018 than in any year since 2002. The agency also sold more than the previous five years combined. BLM removed 11,472 wild horses and burros during 2018 fiscal year, according to ... Read More
March 11, 2019Cory Golden
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With so much public focus on protecting wild horses on the range and all horses from slaughter, few people realize that horses are hauled all over the country in double-deckers, a trailer deemed cruel by even the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Previous legislation banned the use of double-deck trailers to transport ... Read More
March 1, 2019Cory Golden