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  Update: On April 9, AB 128 passed out of the Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife Committee on a 10-1 vote. Almost 82,000 American horses, domestic and wild, were shipped to Mexico and Canada. Horses from California were among them despite the 1998 passage of Prop. 6, which made illegal the transportation of ... Read More
April 4, 2019Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom's lobbyist, Chris Heyde, recently spoke about the SAFE Act to ban horse slaughter on Animals Today Radio. Check out the interview here. It begins at the 21:30 mark.... Read More
April 3, 2019Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom urges the business council of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to hear the voices of tribal members who’ve objected to the roundup and change course before these horses are sent to slaughter. There are safe, proven and humane solutions for on-the-range management of ... Read More
April 3, 2019Cory Golden
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Modoc National Forest in Alturas, Calif., will hold an April 8-12 adoption event for about 14 wild horses ages 9-under captured last fall during a helicopter roundup at Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory. Some 650 others -- most 9-under plus mares 10-over with foals -- are available for adoption at the ... Read More
March 28, 2019Cory Golden
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Twenty-six of the 260 older wild horses remain available for adoption or for sale at $1 apiece at Modoc National Forest near Alturas, Calif., according to the U.S. Forest Service. A total of 932 wild horses captured last fall during a helicopter roundup at Devils Garden Wild Horse Territory. The wild horses that ... Read More
March 22, 2019Cory Golden
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Dear Friends, It's impossible to overstate the importance of hay to a horse sanctuary. A horse needs to eat, and over 500 of them eat a lot, every day! Although the hills are turning pretty and green from recent rains, this does not provide much in the way of food yet for ... Read More
March 22, 2019Cory Golden