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Update: 143 wild horses have died, as of Friday, May 13, according to BLM. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced on Thursday that 95 federally protected wild horses have died over the past five days from a respiratory disease likely caused by an equine influenza virus. The deaths have ... Read More
April 28, 2022Cory Golden
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The Bureau of Land Management’s annual population estimate for wild horses and burros on BLM-managed public lands shows a second straight decrease, from 86,189 horses and burros in 2021 to 82,384 as of March 1, 2022. “This should not be mistaken for a win by the Bureau of Land ... Read More
April 12, 2022Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Wednesday criticized a plan by the Bureau of Land Management to remove "at least" a record 19,000 wild horses and burros from their home ranges during Fiscal Year 2022. The BLM also said in a press release it would treat 2,300 wild ... Read More
January 5, 2022Cory Golden
For Immediate Release Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation on Thursday ripped the Bureau of Land Management for its blatant effort to wipe out Wyoming’s wild horses. The agency on Thursday began a helicopter roundup of 4,300 wild horses in southwest Wyoming, the largest in BLM’s history. Over the coming weeks, BLM plans ... Read More
October 7, 2021Cory Golden
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For Immediate Release Animal Welfare Groups Commend U.S. Senators for Reintroducing Bill to Ban Horse Slaughter The Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act would permanently ban horse slaughter in the U.S. and end the export of horses for slaughter WASHINGTON, DC (September 14, 2021) – Today, a bipartisan group of federal ... Read More
September 14, 2021Cory Golden
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Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation, a national nonprofit advocacy organization, condemned the decision of the Bureau of Land Management to go forward today with a plan to use a helicopter to round up and permanently remove 733 of the estimated 896 wild horses on Colorado’s Sand Wash Basin Herd ... Read More
September 1, 2021Cory Golden