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CHEYENNE, WYO.--Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation announced on May 17, 2023 that it had filed suit in federal court to stop the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from stripping about 2 million acres from wild horses in southwest Wyoming for the benefit of private livestock ranchers. “This decision must not ... Read More
May 17, 2023Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management has released an irresponsible, inhumane plan to capture and remove 5,857 federally protected wild horses and burros from our public lands -- almost all in costly and too-often-deadly helicopter roundups. The release of the tentative 2023 roundup schedule this week by the BLM comes at ... Read More
April 20, 2023Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management is seeking information about the fatal shooting of two stallions on the Onaqui Herd Management Area in Utah. A $22,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. A member of the public reported discovering the dead horses on ... Read More
March 23, 2023Cory Golden
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Elected officials in North Dakota this week continued voicing their support for the preservation of the state’s only wild horse herd, which lives inside   Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The National Park Service is considering management options for the park that includes “expedited” or “phased” removals of all of ... Read More
March 23, 2023Cory Golden
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Tickets are now on sale for a full schedule of summer tours, photo safaris and special programs at Return to Freedom’s American Wild Horse Sanctuary headquarters in Lompoc and satellite sanctuary in San Luis Obispo on ... Read More
March 9, 2023Cory Golden
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A resolution calling for the federal government “to implement best management practices for wild horses and burros by allowing for equine slaughter and processing for shipment” died recently in Wyoming’s state legislature. The Senate Agriculture Committee failed to advance on a 2-2 tie. A fifth committee member was absent due ... Read More
February 24, 2023Cory Golden