News and Noteworthy

McCullough Peaks
Return to Freedom asks that you join us in telling the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that it should maintain the successful wild horse fertility control program on the McCullough Peaks Herd Management Area. RTF opposes capturing and removing wild horses from the hugely popular, highly visible and often-photographed ... Read More
January 31, 2023Cory Golden
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Photo by Rich Sladick at Return to Freedom In December the National Park Service (NPS) announced proposed plans to manage wild horses and cattle within the Theodore Roosevelt National Park (TRNP). As part of the process the ... Read More
January 13, 2023Cory Golden
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Credit under video: Photo and video by Kurt Iswarienko for Milenio Magazine, at Return to Freedom’s American Wild Horse Sanctuary in San Luis Obispo, California 2021. Your donation to the Tatjana Patitz Legacy Fund supports Return to Freedom’s wild horse and burro ... Read More
January 11, 2023Martha Dimitratou
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For immediate release LOMPOC, CALIF.–Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Thursday thanked Congress for recommending increased funding for the oversight of wild horses and burros on public lands. Return to Freedom (RTF), a national nonprofit wild horse and burro conservation and advocacy organization, continues to strongly urge lawmakers to press the ... Read More
December 22, 2022Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom is working hard to move a ban on horse slaughter through Congress, but this popular legislation to protect America’s horses remains bogged down in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Time is rapidly running out for the current Congress to pass this important bill. The Save America’s Forgotten Equines ... Read More
November 11, 2022Cory Golden
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Even as Return to Freedom (RTF) and an unprecedented coalition of animal welfare and horse industry groups work hard to advance a federal ban on horse slaughter, some organizations have made the unconscionable choice to lobby against it. A few business groups like the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the ... Read More
October 17, 2022Cory Golden