News and Noteworthy

Frisco Wild Horse Roundup
  As published by The Santa Barbara Independent The bipartisan, five-month spending deal that Congress approved last week includes provisions to protect America’s horses from slaughter. However, one provision represents a new threat to wild horses and burros because it strips them of their federally protected status and, if ... Read More
May 7, 2017AnnieFannie
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Help a Horse Day
Thanks for Helping our Horses! We are delighted that Return to Freedom’s kickoff to our tour season was met with great enthusiasm. Forty-four volunteers attended a special Volunteer Day to help wild horses as part of the ASPCA’s Help a Horse Day. In support of Earth Day, volunteers took ownership of projects ... Read More
May 1, 2017AnnieFannie
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It's well past time to put a permanent end to horse slaughter — within the United States and across its borders — for the good of America's horses and the protection of human health. Then, click here to see which members ... Read More
April 25, 2017AnnieFannie
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  Read the San Luis Obispo Tribune's story about the release and see its video of the release. Return to Freedom on Wednesday celebrated the release of Galahad and his reunited family band onto RTF’s 2,000-acre satellite sanctuary in San Luis Obispo County. The chestnut stallion, his lead mare, Hope, and ... Read More
April 20, 2017AnnieFannie
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  As published by E&E News Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has directed the Bureau of Land Management to "identify and implement" revisions to the agency's land-use planning and environmental review processes just weeks after Congress killed an Obama-era rule that supporters say sought to do the same thing. Zinke, in an ... Read More
April 18, 2017AnnieFannie
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  Sometimes, spring arrives on thin, wobbly legs. Just a few weeks ago, 112 Gila horses traveled to Nevada after enduring severe weather for months straight in South Dakota. Pregnant mares, weanlings and almost 50 stallions arrived to Nevada where we have leased a temporary facility where they are receiving needed care ... Read More
April 14, 2017AnnieFannie