News and Noteworthy

Return to Freedom strongly opposes the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board’s recommendation to euthanize captive wild horses and burros. Please stand up for them by signing our petition and contributing to the Wild Horse Legal Defense Fund. As published by ... Read More
September 12, 2016AnnieFannie
Return to Freedom
  Contrary to this earlier news report, the roundup has now been delayed by at least a week, according to the National Forest Service. We'll keep you posted. As published by The Herald and News Land managers are hoping to gather 200 wild horses this month in Northeastern California during a ... Read More
September 10, 2016AnnieFannie
Experiments cancelled On Friday September 9, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management withdrew its support for surgical sterilization experiments on captive mares in the face of public outrage and lawsuits by multiple wild horse advocacy organizations. Return to Freedom has for months been urging ... Read More
September 9, 2016AnnieFannie
  Nevada Bureau of Land Management officials on Thursday told the BLM’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board that they remain concerned about the impact of ongoing drought conditions on horse and burro populations more than 2.5 greater than the BLM-set appropriate management level. In 2015, 1,640 horse and burros ... Read More
September 9, 2016AnnieFannie
    As published by Ruidoso News Advocates for the return of a dozen free-range horses to Lincoln County have won their fight to stop the New Mexico Livestock Board from selling the herd while they pursue their legal effort to return it permanently to the Alto area where it was ... Read More
September 8, 2016AnnieFannie
  As published by the Elko Daily Free Press Elko, NV – The Bureau of Land Management is conducting an emergency wild horse gather this week near the Wood Hills area southeast of Wells. The horses have been determined to be excess and are largely on private lands outside of the ... Read More
September 7, 2016AnnieFannie